Pikes Peak Area - South Central Colorado

Includes Cascade, Chipita Park, Deckers, Green Mountain Falls, Manitou Springs, Woodland Park

From the nail-biting curves of the Pikes Peak Toll Road Scenic Byway to the spinning antique carousel at the North Pole theme park, the Pikes Peak area has a wide range of experiences for everyone.

Group hiking in the Pikes Peak area, Colorado
A Great Family Hike to Green Mountain Falls in the Pikes Peak Area
Kayaker on Manitou Lake Recreation Area, Colorado
There is Lots to do at Manitou Lake Recreation Area: Picnicking, Hiking, Boating
 

Visitors to the area can summit the 14,110-foot Pikes Peak, the inspiration for "America the Beautiful" by Katharine Lee Bates, in a number of ways. You can drive the Pikes Peak Toll Road Scenic Byway, ride the Pikes Peak Cog Railway, or get a seriously tough workout by hiking the Barr Trail out of Manitou Springs.

Indoor Swimming at Manitou Springs Aquatics, Colorado
Winter or Summer, Enjoy Indoor Swimming at Manitou Springs Aquatics
Cave of the Winds near Colorado Springs, Colorado
Explore the Cave of the Winds, a Classic Attraction in Manitou Springs
 

Just north of the mountain, vacationers can enjoy excellent hiking and fishing at Rampart Range Reservoir. Stroll through Historic Manitou Springs to sample its namesake natural springs and browse its many shops and restaurants.

Balance Rock, Garden of the Gods, Colorado
See What Keeps the Balance Rock at Garden of the Gods Recreation Area Balanced
Horse back riding in Woodland Park, Colorado
Horseback Riding Near Woodland Park inside Pike National Forest
 

Follow Highway 24 out of the Colorado Springs area for even more high-altitude fun. The road, known as Ute Pass because it once served as an important route for the Ute Indians, is home to small towns like Green Mountain Falls and Cascade, which offer lush, tree-filled hikes to surrounding waterfalls. Families love the North Pole, a kid-friendly theme park featuring rides and entertaining shows with Christmas themes.

Farther up the road, Woodland Park and Chipita Park feature scenic hikes through the surrounding Pike National Forest. Woodland Park's Manitou Lake is great for anglers, while the town's Rocky Mountain Dinosaur Resource Center is a fun, exhibit-filled museum with hands-on activities for kids and adults alike.

Commercial air travel accommodations are handled by Colorado Springs Municipal Airport. Please contact your preferred travel agent or airline for flight arrangements.

Pikes Peak Area is near: Colorado Springs Metro, Cripple Creek & Pikes Peak West

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Premium Pikes Peak Area Businesses

Rocky Top: Motel, RV Park, Campground
Views of Pikes Peak! RV Park, Tent Campground and Motel Rooms. Free WiFi. Playground. Sightsee from Rocky Top: Garden of the Gods, Green Mountain Falls, USAF Academy, Cliff Dwellings Museum.

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Featured Pikes Peak Area Businesses

3B Historic Cabins and Horseback Rides
Log cabin rentals at the historic Triple B. Horseback rides with wranglers on mountain trails. 8 miles West of Colorado Springs near Pikes Peak. 3B horse ranch, built in 1950, come experience our life-style.

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At The Springs - Manitou Springs Cabin
Fully Restored 1890s cabin perfect for 2 people with a huge private Jacuzzi, air-conditioning and remote control fireplace. At the Springs Cabin allows you to walk to restaurants, attractions and trails in Manitou.

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Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad
A 4-mile round-trip ride on the Cripple Creek and Victor Narrow Gauge Railroad from our 1894 vintage depot and gift shop. Enjoy rich gold mining history a short drive from Colorado Springs and Cañon City.

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Crystal Kangaroo Campground - RVs Only!
A herd of deer live at Crystal Kangaroo! The most beautiful Campground in Manitou Springs overlooking Garden of the Gods. Quiet RV Park, BIG RIGS love our 50 or 30 amp, long, pull-thru sites. Open all year.

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El Colorado Lodge in Historic Manitou Springs
The El Colorado Lodge is on 4-acres: picnic areas, hot tub, playground, seasonal heated pool. Historic modernized adobe cabins in Manitou Springs near Colorado Springs. Wake up to Majestic Pikes Peak!

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Fountain Creek RV Park - Open All Year
Camp under BIG shade trees along Fountain Creek in Colorado Springs! RV Park ONLY - Full Hookups! Walk to restaurants and shops. Near Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak and US Air Force Academy. WiFi!

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Garden of the Gods Trading Post
At the entrance to Garden of the Gods Park is the oldest and largest gift shop, trading post, art gallery in CO: jewelry, apparel, artwork, Buffalo Burgers at Balanced Rock Cafe, Kissing Camels Coffee Shop!

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Green Mountain Falls Vacation Rentals
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.

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Little Luck Homestead Cottage
In Florissant near 11 Mile Recreation Area. 3 bedroom cottage, sleeps 6, perfect for families. Little Luck Homestead has horse sheltered corrals, trailer parking, and trails 10 minutes. Affordable flat nightly rate.

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Lone Duck Campground, Cabins and Fishing Pond
Denver Post: A Top 10 Campground. Lone Duck is hidden in a beautiful valley near Pikes Peak, away from city lights, by a stream. Mountain views at every cabin and tent site. Fishing pond. Heated pool. WiFi.

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Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce, Visitors Bureau & OED
Vacation in Manitou Springs to "Lift Your Spirits" central to all major attractions, between Pikes Peak and the Garden of the Gods, with hiking trails, shopping, dining, and lodging. Pick up our Visitors Guide.

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Pikes Peak Mountain Bike Tours -- An Unforgettable Journey
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.

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Premier Auto and RV Repair, Inc
24 HOUR ROADSIDE MOBILE REPAIR for recreational vehicle. Premier Repair Shop is Family-Owned -- professional, honest. Quality Motorhome, RV, auto, trailer repair and maintenance. RV Consignments.

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Rockhound ATV Tours Guided
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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Rocky Top: Motel, RV Park, Campground
Views of Pikes Peak! RV Park, Tent Campground and Motel Rooms. Free WiFi. Playground. Sightsee from Rocky Top: Garden of the Gods, Green Mountain Falls, USAF Academy, Cliff Dwellings Museum.

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Woodland Country Lodge with Patio Bar and Grill
Modern lodge rooms at base of Pikes Peak, a stunning setting for your family vacation in Woodland Park. On-site restaurant: the Patio Bar Grill. Country continental breakfast. Indoor pool and hot tub. Free WiFi.

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RV Sales, Service & Rentals

Premier Auto and RV Repair, Inc
24 HOUR ROADSIDE MOBILE REPAIR for recreational vehicle. Premier Repair Shop is Family-Owned -- professional, honest. Quality Motorhome, RV, auto, trailer repair and maintenance. RV Consignments.

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For more travel information contact:

Pikes Peak Area Activities & Maps

National Parks and Monuments:
Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument
Garden of the Gods Recreation Area
Pikes Peak National Landmark
The United States Air Force Academy

Scenic Byways:
Gold Belt Tour Scenic Byway
Pikes Peak Highway Scenic Drive

Hiking Trails:
Garden of the Gods Recreation Area Hiking Trail
Green Mountain Falls Hiking Trails

Fishing:
Rampart Reservoir Fishing Map

Jeep & 4WD:
Monument & Woodland Park Jeeping & ATV/UTV Trails

Snowmobiling:
Monument, Woodland Park & Pikes Peak Snowmobile Trails

Local Area Maps:
Colorado Springs Area Map
Pikes Peak & Cripple Creek Area Map


 
 

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