We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

North Slope Recreation Area

Pikes Peak Toll Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80901
+1 719-473-2945
Call
Save
Review Highlights
Love this place!

If you don't want to fork over $50 to drive to the top of Pike's Peak, then just buy a pass to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RONALD D
,
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Spectacular clear water lakes at high elevation in the shadows of Pikes Peak!

Perfect stop on the way up or down on your drive at Pikes Peak. Picnic, photo opportunities and... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
thomas m
,
Wichita Falls, Texas
Read all 4 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good0%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Love this place!”
23 Jul 2017
“Spectacular clear water lakes at high elevation in the shadows of Pikes Peak!”
LOCATION
Pikes Peak Toll Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80901
CONTACT
+1 719-473-2945
Write a ReviewReviews (4)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you don't want to fork over $50 to drive to the top of Pike's Peak, then just buy a pass to the recreation area ($5 per person over 16) and check out the reservoirs. The drive is beautiful, the setting at the reservoirs is...More

Thank RONALD D
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Perfect stop on the way up or down on your drive at Pikes Peak. Picnic, photo opportunities and best of all some great lake trout angling! Make the time and take the time to pull off the highway and check out the road less traveled...More

Thank thomas m
Reviewed 30 May 2015

Three Great Lakes for battling some Rocky Mountain Rainbow, cutthroat or cutbow. No power boats or trailers allowed.

2  Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 7 June 2012

You can avoid paying the full, increasingly expensive, toll for driving the Pike's Peak Highway if you ask for a "fishing pass." You won't be able to drive to the peak itself, but you will be able to drive to the North and South Catamount...More

7  Thank PerfectTommy
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 103 hotels in Colorado Springs
Rainbow Motel Colorado Springs
165 reviews
.15 km away
Mel-Haven Lodge
56 reviews
.15 km away
Mecca Motel
99 reviews
.29 km away
Magnuson Grand Pikes Peak
422 reviews
.47 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Savelli's Pizza
574 reviews
1.16 km away
Adam's Mountain Cafe
680 reviews
.30 km away
Crystal Park Cantina
346 reviews
1.10 km away
Rudy's Country Store and Bar-B-Q
1,447 reviews
1.42 km away
Nearby Attractions
Manitou Springs Adventures, High Country Excursions
96 reviews
.18 km away
Colorado Wolf Adventures
63 reviews
.97 km away
Manitou Springs Visitors Bureau
61 reviews
1.50 km away
Manitou Springs Memorial Park
46 reviews
.30 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from North Slope Recreation Area staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit