- Associated Press - Friday, December 22, 2017

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) - Officials say a record-breaking number of people visited the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado this year.

Manager Jack Glavan says more than 487,000 people drove the 19-mile highway to the summit as of December 18. He says it’s the third year Pikes Peak has broken its attendance record.

The summit stands 14,115 feet above sea level.

Visitors also continued to flock to Garden of the Gods Park in Colorado Springs. Officials say an estimated 4 million people visited the park this year.

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide