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Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

5069 Pikes Peak Highway, Cascade, CO
+1 719-385-7325
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hook up a go-pro or a $25 knockoff from amazon and video your drive. its a load of fun. climb to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Wonderful Drive That You Can Not Duplicate Anywhere

We recently enjoyed our winter drive to the top of Pikes Peak. You will not find much snow, but you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Georgetown, Texas
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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 instead of getting to the mountains. Plan for your round trip journey to the summit to take 2-3 hours. The safe, scenic highway provides you the opportunity to enjoy Pikes Peak at your leisure. From the gateway at an elevation of 7,400 feet, you'll encounter some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world as you wind your way through an alpine wonderland of scenic beauty, mountain reservoirs, beyond timberline, overtaking the clouds...All along the way to the 14,115 foot summit of America's most famous mountain. 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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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
5069 Pikes Peak Highway, Cascade, CO
+1 719-385-7325
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Reviewed 2 days ago

hook up a go-pro or a $25 knockoff from amazon and video your drive. its a load of fun. climb to the top. stop halfway at the gift shop and listen to tails.

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed our winter drive to the top of Pikes Peak. You will not find much snow, but you will find a beautiful drive with wonderful vistas. The entrance fee pays for a well maintained road that is an easy drive, even the switchbacks....More

Thank NTSU1975
Reviewed 10 January 2018

After having seen many of the Pikes Peak races on TV, actually driving it myself was fantastic ! Regardless of the temperature at the base of the mountain, it is going to be cold at the top, and so it feels great to get out...More

Thank EDWARDL782
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

With family in town for the holidays, we decided to drive up to the top of Pikes Peak. The fee for a car load of 5 is $35 with $7 added for each additional person. The ride to the top is 19 miles and very...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Check the weather and make sure it is open before you make the drive towards Pikes Peak. There were some snow and ice patches on the corners and we had a rental car but it did fine. It is a long drive up and was...More

Thank Quick31
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Took the drive to the top of Pikes Peak and spent nearly three hours at the top taking in the views, eating donuts and a little souvenir shopping. A beautiful, easy drive to the top, with some areas to pull over to hike, fish or...More

Thank ShotDoctor23
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Took that drive up the mountain and please allow me to say that its beautiful, drive careful and always use a 4x4 vehicle, saw a few cars trying to comedown the mountain hauling rear end and almost fell out the side of the mountain. The...More

Thank juanz564
Reviewed 31 October 2017

An experience like no other! We drove up for $15 per person entrance fee. The drive is very winding with great views along the way as well as drop-offs. If you get carsick, this might not be the road for you. It took a little...More

Thank smalltownNorthDakota
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I went up the mt once with my boyfriend in his truck and was in complete awe the whole way up. The entire hour or so drive was spectacular, especially in the fall with all of the beautiful colors. I have an older, smaller car...More

Thank Gabrielle R
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I could never get tired of visiting this beautiful part of America. Drive up the peak was thrilling. Our two local friends shared so much information. I don't know if it was the effects of the altitude, but I did feel a little off as...More

Thank Linda C
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Questions & Answers
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.
7 July 2016|
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Response from PikesPeakHighway | Property representative |
AG, the cost is $12 per adult and $5 per child. Have a larger group? We also offer a discounted carload rate of $40 for up to 5 people in the vehicle. Additional fees for more than 5 people do apply.