Larkspur in Douglas County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Southwest Rises The Summit of Pikes Peak
Pikes Peak is famed for its history and conspicuous position. Colorado contains more than fifty mountains over 14,000 feet high.
Erected by Colorado Deptartment of Highways.
Location. 39° 13.792′ N, 104° 52.723′ W. Marker is in Larkspur, Colorado, in Douglas County. Marker is on Southbound Rest Area (Interstate 25 at milepost 171), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Larkspur CO 80118, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Stone Fort (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Rock / Gray Gold (approx. 9.9 miles away); Good Roads in Colorado / The Great North-South Highway (approx. 9.9 miles away); Denver & Rio Grande Railroad Depot (approx. 10 miles away); Franktown (approx. 12.9 miles away); Russellville - History of Franktown / Franktown Country - Timber Industry (approx. 13.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Pikes Peak, America's Mountain. Information about the most visited mountain in North America. Pikes Peak is the farthest east of the big peaks in the Rocky Mountain chain. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Pikes Peak. The upper portion of Pikes Peak is a federally designated National Historic Landmark. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
3. Wikipedia entry for the Pikes Peak Hill Climb Race. Drivers race up the mountain in a famous annual race called the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. (Submitted on January 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 3,682 times since then and 109 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 20, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. 5. submitted on September 10, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.