Relax and watch in wonder as you climb to 14,115 feet above sea level to the summit of America's favorite mountain - Pikes Peak.

Directions to the Pikes Peak Cog Railway

- Cog Railway Depot- 515 Ruxton Ave., Manitou Springs, CO 80829 -
Take exit #141 (US 24) off I-25, go west (toward mountains) on US 24 four miles to Manitou Ave. (Manitou Springs) exit. Go west on Manitou Ave. one and one-half miles to Ruxton Ave. Turn left (PLEASE NOTICE THE MOUNTAIN MAN SHOP WHICH DENOTES RUXTON AVE.) and go to top of Ruxton Ave., three-quarters of a mile.

(ATTENTION GPS Users: When using a GPS, sometimes you will be routed along the back roads of Manitou Springs which are very narrow, curvy and steep. If you are driving a big vehicle, you may get stuck on these back roads. Please stay on Manitou Ave until you get to Ruxton Avenue).

DISTANCE FROM:
Denver...70 Miles
Colorado Springs...6 Miles
Pueblo...50 Miles
Breckenridge...105 Miles
Vail...150 Miles
Aspen (via Independence Pass)...160 Miles

PARKING- There is free parking available at the Manitou Springs depot, HOWEVER, there are a few PARKING RESTRICTIONS: while we welcome Tour Buses, due to parking restraints we can NOT accommodate any vehicle (excluding motor coach tours) longer than 35 feet total length from June 20th through August 20th. This includes towed vehicles, RV's, 5th wheelers, tractor and/or trailers, etc.

 

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