NORMAL DIRECTIONS -
Take exit #141 (US 24) off I-25, go west (toward mountains) on US 24 four miles to Manitou Ave. (Manitou Springs) exit .
Go west on Manitou Ave. one and one-half miles to Ruxton Ave. THERE IS A ROUNDABOUT HERE. Turn left (Please notice the Mountain Man Shop which denotes RUXTON AVE.) and go to top of Ruxton Ave., three-quarters of a mile.
ALTERNATE DIRECTIONS (WHEN EVENTS ARE HAPPENING IN MANITOU SPRINGS) - Take exit #141 (US 24) off I-25, go west (toward mountains) on US 24 approximately 5 miles. (Continue PAST the 1st Manitou Avenue Exit about 1 mile to the stop light at the Cave of the Winds exit.) TURN LEFT AT THE CAVE STOP LIGHT, AWAY FROM THE ENTRANCE TO THE CAVE and veer right down the steep hill. You will have a sharp left hairpin turn but continue to the stop sign at the bottom of the hill. Turn left here, onto MANITOU AVENUE. Go east (away from the mountains) about 1/2 mile to the roundabout. Now turn right (past the Mountain Man Shop on your right) and go 3/4 mile to the top where you will see our depot and parking lots.
Attention GPS Users: When using a GPS, you will sometimes be routed along the back roads of Manitou Springs which are very narrow, curvy and steep. If you are driving a big vehicle, you may get stuck on these back roads. Please stay on Manitou Ave. until you get to Ruxton Avenue.
DISTANCE FROM: Denver...70 Miles Colorado Springs...6 Miles Pueblo...50 Miles Breckenridge...105 Miles Vail...150 Miles Aspen (via Independence Pass)..160 Miles
To park on our property, Parking Passes are required. Parking Passes are $5.00
per car/motorcycle and $10.00 per RV. There are
a few PARKING RESTRICTIONS: while we welcome Tour Buses, due to parking
restraints we CANNOT accommodate any vehicle (excluding motor coach tours) longer than 35 feet total length from June 20th through August 20th. This includes towed vehicles, RV's, 5th wheelers, tractor and/or trailers, etc.
There is also a free shuttle which runs from the East side of Manitou Springs to a stop which is about a block below the Railway station. You are welcome to utilize this alternative means of transportation (especially those with prohibited vehicles above 35 feet in length). See the route and times here.