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Address: Highway 24, Colorado Springs, CO 80809
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+1 719-385-7325
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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There are many things to see and do on our mountain including experiencing...

There are many things to see and do on our mountain including experiencing spectacular views as you ascend to 14,115 feet, encounter Mother Nature on our hiking trails or watch for wildlife such as deer, elk, bighorn sheep or yellow-bellied marmots. You may even spot the elusive Bigfoot during your visit. The 19 mile journey on the fully paved road to the summit begins in Cascade, Colorado, just 15 minutes west of downtown Colorado Springs. From the entrance, at an altitude of 7,800 feet (2377m) begin to explore the Pike National Forest and the natural beauty of Colorado.Along the way, you'll discover the North Slope Recreation Area, Crystal Reservoir Gift Shop, Historic Glen Cove Inn, and the Summit House. There are three lakes for fishing, picnic areas, hiking trails, and breathtaking views. Stop and watch one of our "Meet the Ranger" Interpretive Programs and learn about the history, myths, flora and fauna on the mountain. All offer visitor services and basic necessities to make your day both enjoyable and memorable.

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Could there be anything more beautiful

It's just awesome The entire drive up to Pike's peak, The scenic beauty - the picturesque spots Snow clad mountains - a view to die for What else could one ask for ? The care... read more

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's just awesome The entire drive up to Pike's peak, The scenic beauty - the picturesque spots Snow clad mountains - a view to die for What else could one ask for ? The care takers do an awesome job and are extremely friendly Right down to checking brake shoe temps before one heads down the slope - Its Safety... More 

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The road is not too far from town, clearly marked. There was a line at the entrance gate, but it didn't take long and today the road was plowed up to the top. Tickets are $15pp, look for $2off coupon in tourist pamphlets. Make sure you have at least a half tank of gas for the 19 mi drive to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Drove up part of the road to Pikes Peak on Sunday morning. It was an OK drive but not as interesting and exciting as driving in the RMNP. We had heard and read so much about the drive that we had to do it while in Colorado Springs.

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We took the Cog Railroad to the top of Pikes Peak. The view at the top of the mountain is fantastic! We had a clear day...we could see New Mexico!! The staff on the train was entertaining and informative. This trip is definitely worth the cost of the ticket.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The view from the top of Pikes Peak has inspired people for the last 100 years. On a clear day you CAN see forever. Whether you drive up, take the Cog train up or even run up it (only for the professional runners) it truly is worth the trip. And eat one of their famous made-on-the-spot donuts when you reach... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Enjoyed have time on the cog train. Went up on top of the mountain and wish we could have spent more time up there. The only issue was it was a cloudy day so we couldn't see very far otherwise they said you can see as far as 300 miles in any direction.

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Savoy, Illinois, United States
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Sigh. One of the most beautiful places in Colorado. We took the cog train up. It was cold so make sure you dress appropriately. Grab some oxygen just in case because I had a hard time breathing.

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Unless you live in the area, you may only get one shot to see Pikes Peak. Fantastic, put you on the edge of your seat drive up and down. Views for miles and miles. Gift shop was fun with some history to it. We did not take the tram, but think it would be a good idea so the driver... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We made it up to 12,500ft in our small SUV. The roads are not for the faint-of-heart. We decided not to go any farther as the curves and drops made us far too nervous. But the views along the way were phenomenal. Hope we can come back (probably via the cog train) all the way to the top another time.

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Love pikes peak. Come to fish and hike here often. Kinda scary driving all the way to the top once you get past the tree line. But amazing views! Greatly recommend.

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