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.
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|
Note: Access to the North Slope Recreation Area costs $5 per adult. However, access to the summit is not included in that price. A valid Colorado Fishing license is required.
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.