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Review of Pikes Peak Cog Railway - CLOSED

Pikes Peak Cog Railway
Certificate of Excellence
Type: Rail Tours, Tours
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

I loved the beautiful and scenic train ride and experience and would highly recommend it. I would do this again and again and find it to be a refreshing and amazing well worth the time. Thank you

Thank Constantino G
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Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our rail trip to the top and back down. Only downside is not much time at the top. Be sure and spend your time looking around outside before going in. The views are so much better than the shop or donuts however send one person in to grab the donuts for the slow trek down. The book they sell is inexpensive and a nice remembrance of the trip. Interesting little book. If you have small children you might want to take entertainment. The ride is slow although scenic.

Thank Ruth A
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Great way to avoid the harrowing drive up the narrow hairpin curved roadway to the top of Pike's Peak! The conductors share lots of fantastic information about the area, history of the mountain and point out landmarks. It is a slow ride (about an hour each way) so not a quick trip. The views are hard to beat, but it is a bit pricey.

1  Thank bjkahansen
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

I grew up coming to visit family and going to the top of Pikes Peak on the cog rail. I was excited to have the opportunity to show my husband this treasure only to find out it isn’t going to be open and may not open again. Incredibly disappointing.

Thank MikeAndBethany G
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Couldn’t go up as it needs renovations and the owners aren’t sure if or when they’ll be opening up again as the whole thing needs updating and costs are high.
Same as it’s a real icon still in the town.

Thank D P
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