There are four main ways to explore Pike's Peak: driving, riding the railway, cycling, and hiking.
Experience the mountain up close by ascending the scenic Pikes Peak Highway, a spectacular toll road that winds its way up the mountain.
2. Riding the Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Experience a different side of the mountain on the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, the highest cog railway in the world. Enjoy the spectacular views from the comfort of a train car.
After 126 years of operation, The Pikes Peak Cog Railway has decided not to reopen this spring for 2018, or for the foreseeable future. Over the past several months, the railroad has undergone a major evaluation and it has been determined that the infrastructure and equipment has run its course. The railroad is in the process of determining next steps and action plans for the future.
For further information, please contact The Broadmoor Pikes Peak Cog Railway directly at 719-685-1045.
For the truly adventurous, cycling up Pike's Peak provides one of the most intense challenges in the world. Find out more about biking to the top.
There are several hiking options for exploring Pike's Peak. Barr Trail is the most popular way to reach the summit of the mountain.
No matter which activity you choose, your time on Pikes Peak - America's Mountain is sure to be memorable. Here's everything you need to know about visiting Pikes Peak including activities, events, and travel tips!