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P.O. Box 1575 MC 060
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Phone: 719-385-7325
Fax: 719-684-0942
Email: pikespeakinfo@spri. . .
Hours: 7:30 am to 8:00 pm





City of Colorado Springs / Pikes Peak - America's Mountain / Safely Using the Mountain

Safely Using the Mountain

 

The 19-mile Pikes Peak Highway is a 2-lane road ascending more than 6,000 feet in elevation to 14,115 feet. The views are breathtaking and the drive is truly amazing. We want you to experience all that Pikes Peak - America's Mountain has to offer and have a few safety tips for your visit.

The Pikes Peak Highway Rangers are on duty at all times when the highway is open. They are here to help make your trip to Pikes Peak the highlight of your vacation. If you have trouble of any kind, send for or wait for the Rangers who will assist you.

Mountain roads are as safe as any other roads if the driving speed is kept consistent with the type of road and conditions.

Terms of Use: The Pikes Peak – America’s Mountain Recreation Corridor and the Pikes Peak Highway is a part of the U.S. National Forest and is within the City of Colorado Springs Watershed areas. As consideration of the City allowing use of the Pikes Peak Highway corridor, users agree to expressly waive, remise and release the City and the United States of America of any and all loss, damage, injuries, claims, causes of action or any liability on behalf of the themselves and all heirs, assigns, successors, or any person claiming or attempting to exert a claim for any injury now or in the future resulting from use of the Highway corridor.  User further agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the City and the United States of America, its officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all loss, damage, injuries, claims, causes of action, or any liability whatsoever resulting from, arising out of, or in connection with the use of the Highway corridor.

Reminder: There is no hiking or overnight camping/parking allowed on the Pikes Peak Highway