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Wilkerson Pass

US Hwy 24, Lake George, CO
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Type: Art Museums
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Definitely worth the few minutes to pull off the road to take some photos. Plenty of space to safely pull off the road.

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Westville, Indiana
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75 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We find a lot of gems by just driving & seeing a Visitor Center & stopping. This is one of them. We're on the road from the Alamosa KOA bound for Cripple Creek. Hwy 24 in the Pike National Forest. It comes on you quick, after climbing a hill going Eastbound. We needed a bathroom break & fortunately there was... More

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Indian Hills, Colorado
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140 reviews 140 reviews
56 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

Wilkerson Pass marks the Eastern end of South Park. Eastbound traffic slows from 65m.p.h to 35-40m.p.h. Beautiful aspen leaves to slow down for in Fall. Many visions of hidden deer and elk are in the aspen groves. This is good hunting area with easy access. There is a visitor's center on top. It is open as staffing allows. There are... More

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The Springs
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43 reviews 43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Views of the Sawatch Range and the Collegiate Peaks! Take time to pull over from your drive heading west or east on highway 24 and you will learn something!

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Florissant, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I'm an outdoor person, so I love to travel to out of the way places with beautiful sights and plants.

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Fairplay, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

Wilkerson Pass marks one of edges of the vast South Park. You can envision the inland sea that once covered the high plains below. Good interpretive signage and helpful volunteer staff in summer.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This is a fun little place to stop and use the spacious restrooms and hike around the various trails. The gift shop is interesting as well with books, maps and souvenirs. Other than that, there really isn't that much to do here. You'd be hard-pressed to spend more than 30 minutes here.

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Buena Vista, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

This pass is an easy drive with great views. If you look west you see the great expanse of South Park. If you look east you can see Pikes Peak. And the heated bathroom is a bonus especially in the winter.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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54 reviews 54 reviews
13 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2012

One of the best Mountain Valley Views in Colorado. This is a must stop rest stop at the top of the pass on HWY 24 West...if you're lucky the gift shop may even be open.

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Colorado
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

We travel over Wilkerson Pass weekly for outings from our home. We NEVER get tired of the view as we ascend and descend from the summit. SPECTACULAR!!! So glad the view is not destroyed by commercialism. Thank goodness the USFS owns the land surrounding this beautiful spot.

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