Pikes Peak

Remarkable views from the summit!

Pikes Peak from Rampart Range Rd

How to get there:

Exit I-25 at exit 141 – US24, going west. Drive about 10 miles on US24, then take the Pikes Peak Toll Road exit and follow the signs to get to the tollgate.

  • From I-25/C470:
  • 64 mi. 1 hour 10 mins

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  • Length: 19 miles
  • Driving Time: 2 hour+ RT

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.

Photo Ops: VistasFlowersWildlife

With a toll road that goes to the summit at 14,110 feet, the photo opportunities are endless. Wildflowers, wildlife, and mountain vistas to name a few.

At the top, the north side of the summit offers the most dramatic views, with a sharp drop off into the aptly named Bottomless Pit. Start there, walk to the far side near the High Altitude Research Station for a look at the Continental Divide, and end at the viewing platform on the south side.

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