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P.O. Box 1575 MC 060
Colorado Springs, CO 80901
Phone: 719-385-7325
Fax: 719-684-0942
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Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm





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

Pikes Peak - America's Mountain

 

Home of the Pikes Peak Highway

Welcome to Pikes Peak - America's Mountain! The Pikes Peak Highway entrance is conveniently located 15 minutes west of Colorado Springs on Highway 24. The beauty of being so close to the city is that you can spend your time enjoying the mountain instead of getting to the mountains.  Plan for your round trip journey to the summit to take 2-3 hours.

The safe, scenic highway provides you the opportunity to enjoy Pikes Peak at your leisure. From the gateway at an elevation of 7,400 feet, you’ll encounter some of the most breathtaking scenery in the world as you wind your way through an alpine wonderland of scenic beauty, mountain reservoirs, beyond timberline, overtaking the clouds…all along the way to the 14,115 foot summit of America’s most famous mountain.

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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Crystal Creek Fuels Reduction Project

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North Slope Recreation Area Opens - May 1 2014
Mother's Day Discount - May 11 2014
PPIHC Tire Testing - June 7 2014
Father's Day Discount - June 15 2014
PPIHC Practice Days - June 24 2014
Pikes Peak International Hill Climb - June 29 2014
Pikes Peak Ascent and Marathon - August 16 2014
Pikes Peak Cycling Hill Climb - August 24 2014
Pikes Peak Challenge - September 6 2014
Pikes Peak Downhill Skateboard Race - September 6 2014
Early Open Special - September 21 2014
North Slope Recreation Area Closes for Season - October 19 2014
Veteran's Day Discount - November 11 2014
AdAmAn Club Fireworks Display - December 31 2014

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