North America’s Most Visited Peak

Pikes Peak entrance.jpg

Pikes Peak near Colorado Springs is America’s Mountain, states  The peak height is at 14,115 feet and it attracts 500,000 visitors every year.

Visitors enter through the main entrance and, pending no stops, can make it to the summit in about 30 minutes, if the road is open all the way.

Pikes Peak summit bus area.jpgDuring our visit in late September, travelers parked at lower stations and a bus carried passengers to the summit.  Construction was being done at the summit and there was insufficient parking.  Also, weather affects the drive so travelers must keep aware of conditions.

Pikes Peak trees 1.jpgLeaves were changing and most had bright yellows mixed with green.

Pikes Peak trees 4.jpg

Stay tuned for more photos on subsequent posts.

Big Foot also?  You decide.

Pikes Peak Big Foot sign.jpg



20 thoughts on “North America’s Most Visited Peak

    1. Wow! Thank you so much Kaya. That’s really kind of you. Things going well so far and I trust it is another great day. Blessings to you! 🙂

  1. I enjoyed the short visit I had in Colorado, We drove through the State only stopping here and there.. will watch for further pictures,, waves

    1. I agree. That’s what I like to do is look at other blogs and compare some. I guess it’s kind of like our lives, we’re all different and each has a special beauty. Each location is special and each of us is special. 🙂

    1. It seems like the sky has a special look and feel, maybe something to do with the altitude. Of course, weather makes a difference too. Thanks!

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