Entertaining visitors since 1891, the Pikes Peak Cog Railway will take you through four life zones from lush high plains to fragile alpine tundra to the 14,110 summit of the majestic Pikes Peak. Round trip lasts three hours and ten minutes.
Highlights: Historic Manitou Springs Depot, Steamer Stop Shop, Cog Wheel Café, Wildlife Viewing
Directions: Take I-25 south to Exit 141 (US 24) toward Manitou Springs. Continue on US 24 four miles to Manitou Ave. (Manitou Springs) exit. Head west (toward mountains) on Manitou Ave. 1 1/2 miles to Ruxton Avenue. Turn left (please notice the Mountain Man Shop which denotes Ruxton Ave.) and continue to the top of Ruxton Avenue.
Phone: General information and reservations, 719-685-5401 or 1-800-PIKESPEAK (1-800-745-3773)