Hours of Operation and Tollgate Fees

Hours of Operation

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

DatesUphill Gate OpensUphill Gate ClosesSummit ClosesDownhill Gate Closes
May 26 through September 47:30 a.m.6 p.m.7 p.m.8 p.m.
September 5 through September 307:30 a.m.5 p.m.6 p.m.7 p.m.
October 1 through Memorial Day9 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:

DescriptionMay 1 to Nov. 30Dec 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 website for Pikes Peak.