Pikes Peak

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  • Address: Colorado Springs, CO 80809, USA, United States
  • Timings: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-8005252250
  • Ticket Price: 12 USD
  • Tags: Outdoors, Trail, Family And Kids, Peak, Nature
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Set in the majestic Rocky Mountains, Pikes Peak Summit is undeniably one of the most popular in the United States and with its gigantic height, it deserves to be! The Peak is named after explorer Zebulon Pike whose expedition led to the discovery of this peak in the 1700’s. Hiking up to the peak has since then been on the bucket list of ambitious climbers and the routes include picturesque but dangerous spots like the Barr Trail, ride on the Broadmoor’s Pikes Peak Cog railway and a road trip on the highway.

The best and easiest way to explore this peak for tourists is to hop on a ride on the railway and enjoy this elevated beauty to its fullest without challenging much of your adrenaline!

Pikes Peak Travel Tips

  • Prior booking for train ride is recommended.

Entrance Ticket Details For Pikes Peak

The given ticket prices are for May 1st to November 30th.

  • Adult: 12 USD
  • Children (6 to 15): 5 USD
  • Carload up to 5 passengers: 40 USD per car

December 1st to April 30th

  • Adults: 10 USD
  • Children (6 to 15): 4 USD
  • Carload up to 5 passengers: 35 USD

For additional passengers in car ticket prices may vary.

Pikes Peak Hours

  • Timings for train rides are provided, since that is the preferred way for tourists to ascend the peak.
  • Given timings are from May last week to first week of September (Memorial Day to Labour Day), uphill gate closes at 6:00 pm, summit closes at 7:00 pm.
  • Second week of September to 30th September: Uphill gate closes at 5:00 pm, summit closes at 6:00 pm.
  • October 1st to last week of May: Uphill gate closes at 3:00 pm, summit closes at 4:00 pm.
  • Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is open year round* - weather permitting except Thanksgiving day and 25th December.
  • Uphill gates close at 3:00 pm.
  • Pikes Peak summit closes 4:00 pm.
  • Train Hours: Open daily from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Train Departs every 80 minutes.

How to Reach Pikes Peak

  • Broadmoor’s Pikes Peak Cog railway, hike, bike.

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  • Pikes Peak Address: Colorado Springs, CO 80809, USA, United States
  • Pikes Peak Contact Number: +1-8005252250
  • Pikes Peak Timing: 07:30 am - 08:00 pm
  • Pikes Peak Price: 12 USD
  • Best time to visit Pikes Peak(preferred time): 09:00 am - 01:00 pm
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  • 56.99% of people who visit Colorado Springs include Pikes Peak in their plan

  • 47.2% of people start their Pikes Peak visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Pikes Peak

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

93.73% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Pikes Peak

People normally club together Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and North Cheyenne Canon Park while planning their visit to Pikes Peak.

People also prefer to start their day with Pikes Peak.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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