Hours of Operation and Tollgate Fees

Hours of Operation

The Pikes Peak Highway is open year-round, as weather permits.

Dates Uphill Gate Opens Uphill Gate Closes Summit Closes Downhill Gate Closes
May 26 through September 4 7:30 a.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m.
September 5 through September 30 7:30 a.m. 5 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m.
October 1 to May 25 9 a.m. 3 p.m. 4 p.m. 5 p.m.

The highway is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Also, the entire highway, or parts of it, may close when weather events would make travel unsafe. Please call (719) 385-7325 to confirm.

Tollgate Fees

Please see the following table for toll fees related to traveling on the Pikes Peak Highway:

Description May 1 to Nov. 30 Dec 1 to April 30
Per Person (ages 16 & older) $15 $10
Per Person (ages 6-15) $5 $5
Family Plan (up to 5 passengers) $50 per vehicle $35 per vehicle


Annual Passes & Group Discounts

For information about Annual Passes and Group Discounts, please refer to the City of Colorado Springs web site for Pikes Peak.

All dates, times and prices subject to change.