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Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

Open today: 09:00 - 15:00
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This is the definition of "America's Mountain!!"

When people think about Colorado mountains, the sight they picture is Pikes Peak. Not Long's Peak... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2018
Ron L
Colorado Springs, Colorado
A must do if visiting Colorado Springs

We weren’t sure what to expect but this is an equally terrifying and amazing drive up a mountain... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
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Welcome to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain! The Pikes Peak Highway entrance is conveniently located 15 minutes west of Colorado Springs on Highway 24. The beauty of being so close to the city is that you can spend your time enjoying the mountain...more
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5069 Pikes Peak Highway, Cascade, CO
+1 719-385-7325
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Reviewed 11 November 2018

When people think about Colorado mountains, the sight they picture is Pikes Peak. Not Long's Peak (the mountain that was chosen to be on the Colorado quarter, for some unknown reason), not Mt. Evans, but the one and only Pikes Peak. The image of Pikes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Ron L
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We weren’t sure what to expect but this is an equally terrifying and amazing drive up a mountain. We didn’t make it to the top as the road was closed due to snow but it was still worth doing. The views are amazing and it...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sdoll
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I took my Chinese host family with me up to Pikes Peak (they didn't make it to the top on account of being uncomfortable) but they LOVED it. They took a million pictures, and I got some too. I was pleasantly surprised to find out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank travelbranyik
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

You must do your homework. It takes planning and organization to make a successful trip to the top of the peak. How unfortunate the Cog railway is no longer operating. And there is construction at the top of the peak as currently they are building...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ted M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We were lucky enough to catch the route open all the way to the top. $30 for two passengers was a bit steep to arrive at the summit and see a construction mess. We were hurried back down because they close at 5:00. Likewise, gift...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

The road up Pikes peak is SLOW with curves and inclines, but more than well worth the adventure. Just drive the speed limit, not over, not under. No stupid rushing up and down the mountain like on a freeway. The view is first class once...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Freia B
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best places we have been to in a long while. Beautiful nature and views are breathe taking. Must take the road to the other reservoir which is not a paved road way. Glad I did because it was stunning. Where...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jared D
Reviewed 9 October 2018

This was lovely and I'm glad we managed to get to the top. But its pretty hair-raising with the enormous drops. The view is quite incredible and worth it just for that. It's a must

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cr159
Reviewed 5 October 2018

This was one of the highlights of our Colorado vacation. We had to go by shuttle the last 3 miles but that was fine and gave us an opportunity to see more of the mountains and landscape!! This drive should be at the top of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Had been to several mountains drives but this time drive was amazing, full of peril and excitement! Cog train was not in service due to maintenance. Kids loved it. Will go there again.

Date of experience: September 2018
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26 May 2018|
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Response from juanz564 | Reviewed this property |
Didn’t know they did zip line we didn’t take advantage of that Also is super windy up there
4 July 2017|
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Response from PikesPeakHighway | Property representative |
If you drive the Pikes Peak Highway there are pull outs and turn around points along the 19 mile journey. If you ride the Cog Railway you do not have the option to turn around.
Patty C
18 April 2017|
Response from PikesPeakHighway | Property representative |
Hello, There is no music concert scheduled on Pikes Peak - America's Mountain. Visit the Peak Radar website for information about events in the Pikes Peak Region.