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Address: Pikes Peak Hwy, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 720-369-6292
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Activities: Driving, Hiking, Group tours/train
Description: Arguably the most famous mountain in the United States, Pikes Peak draws...
Arguably the most famous mountain in the United States, Pikes Peak draws millions of tourists a year who drive, hike or take a train to the summit to gaze at resplendent vistas.
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Spectacular Views!

The ride up to the top is thrilling and scary! The views are spectacular. A great day trip - just make sure your brakes are up for the trip down!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
Rosie Z
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Northford, Connecticut
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Northford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

The ride up to the top is thrilling and scary! The views are spectacular. A great day trip - just make sure your brakes are up for the trip down!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

You can't match the glory of God's handiwork. The ride up was exciting. Beautiful lake and station halfway up with only "outhouse" unisex facilities but some souvenirs for sale. The crowd at the top was overwhelming. The parking area and walk to the building could be improved - melting snow left muddy messes to step across - suggest they put... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We drove to the summit and loved every second of the views. We enjoyed experiencing the temperature drop and we rose higher and higher. When we got to the summit, it was 45 degrees in July, so I do recommend bringing a jacket because the prices at the gift shop are crazy. We had a pikes peak donut while we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We took the Cog Railway train to the top. Once we got to the top the gift shoppe was a little crowded but the lines moved quickly. We paid $10 for a refillable souvenir cup and a small pizza, slightly overpriced but not too bad and the food was good. There is plenty of area outside the gift shop for... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

My first time and didn't know what to expect. Overall it was enjoyable witnessing the scenery up the mountains. I suggest not doing this until the end of your trip in order to give your body time to adjust to the altitude. Also drink plenty of water before and during your trip up to the summit. Also be prepared for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We drove up the mountain. The kids were glued to the window almost the whole time. We loved the stopping places and little trails. The favorites were the bighorn sheep we saw near the top and the marmots that scurried along the side of the road and in the snow. A great way to spend a morning!

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SeaTac, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking view of Rocky Mountain. I drove and gotta to stop by many points to enjoy the view. It's very steep and curvy. From the peak you can see the whole valley and other lakes.

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Stoughton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

I took advantage of a beautiful morning and went up Pikes Peak! The views are incredible! ☺ Make sure you allow yourself plenty of time to enjoy the sights. I was solo but saw lots of hikers, bikers & bicyclists! God bless them! The altitude got to me a bit....bring LOTS of water - it helps! The donuts at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW via mobile

We drove up to the top . Lots of pull over spots to take photos . We saw many animals and the scenery is beautiful . The top was still covered in snow and it snowed while we where at the top . We all enjoyed the beauty and the drive . The staff is great . They even check... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

This is a perfect peak to hike climb or drive to the top. Pick your poison. But getting to the top either way is a lot of fun with heated or air conditioned gift shop at the top.

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Address: Pikes Peak Hwy, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 720-369-6292
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs

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