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Pikes Peak Highway Scenic Drive


Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Drive Map, Colorado. Click here to go to the Pikes Peak National Landmark page Click here to go to the Manitou Springs town page Click here to go to the Chipita Park town page Click here to go ot the Green Mountain Falls town page Click here for the Lakeside Cottages web page Click here to go to Cascade Town Page Click to go to the Map Legend

Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Drive near Cascade, Chipita Park, Deckers, Green Mountain Falls, Manitou Springs, Pikes Peak Area, Woodland Park

Pikes Peak Tollroad starts at Cascade and winds 12.42 miles to the summit of Pikes Peak. Expect to spend approximately two hours round trip to the top and back.

Car driving along the Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Drive , Colorado
The Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Drive winds itself up to the top of Pikes Peak
Adults hiking along the Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Byway, Colorado
The views are amazing along the Pikes Peak Tollroad Scenic Drive


There is a toll to drive the highway ranging from $5 to $50 May-November and $5 to $35 December-April. Those who have National Park passes will still have to pay the toll, as it is not a designated National Park. The highway may be closed during winter for bad weather.

If the family is getting restless, a good stop along the way is at Halfway Picnic Grounds. There are other picnic areas along the byway to stop at so if you want to stop earlier or later, you can.

Biking the Pikes Peak Toll Road Scenic Drive in Colorado
Biking the Pikes Peak Tollroad is a Great Way to Experience the Beauty of Pikes Peak


Activities to do along the way include fishing in Crystal Creek Reservoir and hiking at various trails. While you cannot hike along the highway, you can hike up to Pikes Peak along Barr Trail. Take the necessary precautions with this method; visit our Colorado Fun Facts page for Helpful Hints on altitude awareness.

No matter how you journey this spectacle of the Rocky Mountain region, Pikes Peak will energize and refresh your spirit. This truly is, as Katherine Lee Bates described, "America the Beautiful."

Location: From I-25, turn west onto US 24. The Tollroad starts just outside of Cascade.

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Places to Stay & Fun Things to Do

Colorado Springs - Olympic City USA Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Colorado Springs is Olympic City USA! Pikes Peak inspired the song America the Beautiful. Visitors find plenty to explore and experience: affordable lodging, mountains, outdoor adventures, and 55 attractions!
Green Mountain Falls Vacation Rentals Photos on page icon
HOT TUBS ON-SITE. Family vacation at Lakeside Cottages! Walk to lake fishing, winter ice staking in our small, friendly mountain town. West of Colorado Springs near Pikes Peak attractions and Cripple Creek.
Lone Duck Campground, Cabins and Fishing Pond Web page link icon Photos on page icon
Denver Post: Top 10 Campground. Lone Duck is hidden in a restful valley near Pikes Peak, by a stream, away from city lights. Mountain views from every cabin and campsite. Fishing pond. Heated pool. WiFi.
Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours -- An Unforgettable Journey Web page link icon Photos on page icon
We cater to all skill levels. Breathtaking views of Pikes Peak by mountain bike! Our Tours are fun, safe, adventures for all who LOVE the great outdoors. Necessary equipment and transportation are provided.
Rockhound ATV Tours Guided Web page link icon Photos on page icon
A Family adventure! A rugged ATV ride into Pike National Forest, our guided tours give you an exclusive look into the local history of Pikes Peak along our backcountry trails. Rockhound also offers ATV rentals.

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Pikes Peak Area, Colorado includes: Cascade, Chipita Park, Deckers, Green Mountain Falls, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park

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