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Address: Pikes Peak Hwy, Colorado Springs, CO
Phone Number: 720-369-6292
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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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Fantastic views. Where else can you drive up to 14,000 feet? Great cafe at the top and another half way down. Stunning.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
VelvetSnoutingdingle
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic views. Where else can you drive up to 14,000 feet? Great cafe at the top and another half way down. Stunning.

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Colorado Springs
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pikes Peak HWY is a must if you are in the area and even if you have done the Cog Railway the HWY is a different view and great scenic drive.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have driven up many times and love it! Check the opening times of the road on the pre-recorded message 719.385.7325--generally 7 am Memorial Day to Labor Day and later outside of summer, but special events or bad weather can change this. In the summer, it is usually best to go early in the day, before the thunderstorms make getting... More 

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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

You can hike up if in great physical condition but most people drive up. Can see close to 50 miles on a clear day. Have a high altitude donut at the top. If you just came from a low altitude state best acclimate to the altitude at the base of the mountain before going higher. Google search high altitude sickness... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The view from the top is heaven-like. Folks with breathing issue might want to avoid the 14,000 ft altitude. In any case, hydrate to minimize the affects of the thin air! Be sure to partake of the traditional hot cocoa and donuts in the restaurant at the top. The drive is exhilarating, but the less adventuresome will want take the... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Pikes Peak is very well known, not just in Colorado Springs but all over Colorado. Many think it's the tallest 14er (peaks over 14,000 feet) in Colorado but that title goes to Mt. Elbert. Pikes Peak is a very popular attraction, mostly in the summer for tourists. You can hike it from the west or the east. From the east... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I bring my family here when they come into town. It's easy to get to and plenty of beautiful places to see :) wildlife as well.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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4 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drove up, took the train up, and hiked up the mountain. All excellent experiences. If you are going to hike up, recommend a good fitness level. The view at the top is very nice, make sure to have donuts baked at 14,300 ft...

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Manchester, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drove up in our own car. It was a beautiful, little bit scary at times drive. The landscape changed as we ascended which was really neat to see then changes. Arrived at the top and fog was rolling in so we didn't have much of a view, but was enjoyable anyways. Saw then cog train arrive. Not much traffic up... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Defiantly a Mountain drive worth taking. The top is 14,110 ft. You can drive up it, bike up it, jog up it, hike up it, or take a train. Since its the tallest peak by far anywhere around it, you have great vistas at all elevations. The Continental Divide is clearly visible in the distance. There is a restaurant and... More 

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