*The Cog will be closed for the 2019 season.*
Please visit the Pikes Peak page for alternate ways to get to the summit of Pikes Peak.
When Zalmon G. Simmons (of Simmons Mattress fame and fortune) rode to the top of Pikes Peak on the back of a mule in the early
From the opening of the line until the
The epic journey begins by climbing through steep canyons filled with cascading streams and gigantic boulders. The vistas slowly open to encompass seas of quaking aspen and towering mountains. As the train winds its way above timberline, an unparalleled view of Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs stretches eastward into the Great Plains. Westward, as far as the eye can see, the snow-capped Continental Divide fills the horizon! Traveling at eight miles an hour, the trains give photographers and sightseers ample time to take in the magnificent panoramas.
Once on the summit, passengers may refresh themselves in the spacious Summit House. At the Manitou Station, there is a gift shop and the Steamer Stop Shop, which specializes in
- American Express
- Family/Kid Friendly
- Gift Shop
- Group Discount
- Group Friendly