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Address: Highway 24, Colorado Springs, CO 80809
Phone Number: +1 719-385-7325
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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There are many things to see and do on our mountain including experiencing...

There are many things to see and do on our mountain including experiencing spectacular views as you ascend to 14,115 feet, encounter Mother Nature on our hiking trails or watch for wildlife such as deer, elk, bighorn sheep or yellow-bellied marmots. You may even spot the elusive Bigfoot during your visit. The 19 mile journey on the fully paved road to the summit begins in Cascade, Colorado, just 15 minutes west of downtown Colorado Springs. From the entrance, at an altitude of 7,800 feet (2377m) begin to explore the Pike National Forest and the natural beauty of Colorado.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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This is a must if you are going to Colorado Springs. Amazing views that take your breath away. When we got to the top we were in awe. Just amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a must if you are going to Colorado Springs. Amazing views that take your breath away. When we got to the top we were in awe. Just amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful, beautiful, beautiful.... Colorado hands down is the most beautiful state in the nation. The people are friendly and helpful. I love in Colorado. I live in Minnesota nothing to brag about. The cog wheel train ride was priced right and the views were amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We could not have chosen a more perfect day to make the drive to the top of Pike's Peak. The day was sunny and the Aspen's were beautiful, in their different shades of green, yellow and orange. The trip to the top did not take long, and there were numerous places to pull off along the way. The views at... More 

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Carrollton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Drove up by car. Need to drive in low gear. Can stop at various points along the way. The leaves were changing when we went and it was beautiful. Very windy at the top but wonderful views. For those who do not want to drive or walk there is a cog railway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were there on a very clear day. We took the COG Railroad to the top and were glad we did. The views were great, the donuts were really good and the gift shop was busy but well staffed.

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Jackson, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

So glad we were able to taker in the view on a clear day. Over 14,000 feet, so I got a little dizzy.

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Yakima, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Pikes Peak doesn't look that high mainly because you are already over a mile up before you begin the climb but the drive up is one of the highest and scariest places i've ever been other than an airplane. It was so beautiful but if you are afraid to drive the road that doesn't have many guardrails, you can take... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Do go early to avoid long lines. Don't go if you're afraid of heights, drop offs, no guard rails, step inclines, curvy switchbacks, have heart problems, have breathing problems, or don't have a vehicle in good shape to make the trip. Don't plan on going fast. It take about three hours to get to the top and back, not counting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Last year I drove to the top, the most harrowing drive i have experienced. This year we took the cog railroad. Very different experiences and both have their own merits. The rail provided a completely different perspective and allowed complete attention to the scenery. We spent about 45 minutes of the trip traveling through forest catching glimpses of creek and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Piles Peak is definitely worth seeing. The view from the top is fantastic. It seems like you can see forever. The drive is a bit scary and the air at the top is a bit thin but we'll worth it.

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