Know Before You Go
Located outside of Manitou Springs. Go on highway 24 West to the last Exit for Manitou Springs on Serpentine Drive. Turn left (away from Cave of the Winds) onto Serpentine Drive which will descend quickly and end at Manitou Avenue. Limited paid parking is available on a first-come first-served basis and fills quickly. Alternatively, there is a free shuttle that runs every 20 minutes daily from 6am-8pm from a free parking lot at 10 Old Mans Trail, Manitou Springs 80829.The Incline is open from 6am to 9pm daily. Animals are not permitted.Be hydrated, take whatever you might think you need because there is nowhere on the trail to get anything. Not even a bathroom. The Incline is located in a residential area.