Six new pieces reflect on a patriotic favorite written after a trip to the top of Pikes Peak.
- City officials say that the U.S. Forest Service's ban on new uses does not apply since people have been using the mountain to stargaze since the 1800s.Read more
- City officials say people have been using the mountain to stargaze since the 1800s.Read more
- The summit of Pikes Peak could host a public observatory alongside its souvenirs and high-altitude donuts.Read more
The area was closed to the public in 1913 after it was deeded to Colorado Springs by the federal government for watershed protection.