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Pikes Peak Cog Railway - CLOSED

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Awesome awesome !!!

We visited during July long weekend for 9 am train. All the scenery is on left side ( both ways... read more

Reviewed 10 January 2018
Prasad W
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Great Ride Up to Pikes Peak

This is a relaxing ride on the cog railway to the top of Pikes Peak. There was a docent on board... read more

Reviewed 5 January 2018
Gary D
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For more than a hundred years, this railway, the highest "cog" railroad in the world and the highest train in the U.S., has been transporting passengers to the summit of Pikes Peak.
515 Ruxton Ave, Manitou Springs, CO 80829-1921
+1 719-685-5401
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We visited during July long weekend for 9 am train. All the scenery is on left side ( both ways ) and we had left side . It is a beautiful ride up and down . The stop at summit is amazing . Stay hydrated...More

5  Thank Prasad W
Reviewed 5 January 2018

This is a relaxing ride on the cog railway to the top of Pikes Peak. There was a docent on board our car that provided interesting history and information on the cog railway and the area. Take a jacket - we were there in early...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 3 January 2018

This is an amazing trip to the top of Pikes Peak. It is a learning experience also. There are points of interest and history pointed out and a brief stop on the way to the top.

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

This is a slow trip, up and especially back down. While it is scenic, it was not the breath-taking beauty I had anticipated. I'm not big on experiencing things with a crowd of people and this is a packed tourist attraction. All that aside, it...More

2  Thank EclecticNature
Reviewed 22 December 2017

What a great experience it was to travel on this railway. We were really fortunate to have such beautiful weather, this late in the year, during our stay in Manitou Springs, as a blizzard set in the next day as we were travelling north to...More

Thank warrior193
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Pikes Peak are the mountains of the US - located in Colorado Springs near Denver, Colorado, USA. The mountain is at a height of 14000 feet plus and the Cog Railway is a steep railway line that takes one up this mountain peak is an...More

Thank Devesh J
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is well worth the expense and hassle. If you go on a busy weekend, especially Labor Day, as that is the Air Force Academy Parents' Weekend, expect difficulty getting a ticket and a hassle getting parking. However, the cog railway trip is spectacular. The...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

I've waited 18 months to take my 4 year old grandson on the Santa Train for his Christmas present this year. It was going to be the start of our Christmas Tradition. I live in Manitou Springs and we have never ridden the Cog Train...More

Thank deborajospurlock
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

We went and did the early tour and enjoyed ourselves, u would have liked to have hiked it but just didn't have time. The view from the top is outstanding and the tour operators are very informative. I would do it again, but may drive...More

Thank twstdstng
Reviewed 4 December 2017

I went with a large group from my conference on this railway. We were warned by our hosts that regardless of the temperature, we need to dress warm. Bring a bag with layers that you can put on as the train ride progresses, because the...More

Thank psudino
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