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Kissing Camels, Colorado Springs




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On the westside, Kissing Camels is a beautiful gated luxury community.


Kissing Camels is an exclusive, private gated community located on the west side of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This neighborhood sits on a mesa high above the city of Colorado Springs to its east. Pikes Peak and Garden of the Gods are to the neighborhood's west, and this combination provides some of the best views in the city.
The neighborhood is named after the iconic rock formation of what appears to be two Camels Kissing atop of the Garden of the Gods. Kissing Camels was built around an immaculate 27-hole golf course designed in 1961 by renowned golf course architects J. Press Maxwell and Mark Rathert. This course features pristine fairways, bunkered greens, towering pine trees, and one-of-a-kind views.


The golf club is home to a practice range, greens, short game area, and an award-winning golf shop. Kissing Camels is more than just a golf community. There are three facilities, the Kissing Camels Golf Club, The Kissing Camels Recreation Center, and the neighboring Garden of the Gods Club. The Garden of the Gods Club offers tennis, pickleball, spa/wellness center, and dining. The Recreation Center offers swimming, basketball, a playground, and organized activities for both young and old alike.


The Kissing Camels area is located close to Downtown Colorado Springs, Old Colorado City, Manitou Springs, and the Broadmoor. This location offers residents a wide range of options for shopping, dining, and entertainment. There is also a large shopping center with a supermarket and numerous restaurants just off the east gate at Kissing Camels, which makes living in the neighborhood very convenient—looking for something more formal? The award-winning Broadmoor Hotel is a short drive from Kissing Camels. The hotel offers some of the finest dining establishments in the state.


If you're looking for outdoor activities beyond Golf and Tennis, Kissing Camels has you covered there as well. The neighborhood is within walking distance of the iconic Garden of the Gods Park. Garden of the Gods allows hiking on all trails and biking on specific trails as well as the road around the park. There are plenty of great mountain biking trails within a short distance of this neighborhood.

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Median Sales Price


Days on Market

8 days

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Sales Price /List Price

Based on information from the Pikes Peak REALTOR® Services Corp. ("RSC"), for the period of Jan 2022 through Aug 2022. RSC does not guarantee or is in any way responsible for its accuracy. Data maintained by RSC may not reflect all real estate activity in the market.

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Here are some commute times for popular areas from the Kissing Camels Neighborhood.
Colorado Springs Airport
24 minutes
Downtown Colorado Springs
11 minutes
Denver International Airport
1hr 17 minutes
Denver Tech Center
55 minutes

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Kissing Camels is located in the D-11 Academy School District. 


Howbert Elementary School


Holmes Middle Schools


Coronado High School

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& Trails

There are some great things to do around the Kissing Camels Neighborhood.


One of the city's most famous landmarks is located minutes away from the Kissing Camels neighborhood. This 1,367-acre park has 21 miles of trails, ranging from beginner to advanced level, and trails are both paved and dirt. Although all trails are walkable, there are certain restrictions for those riding horses or bikes. For more information, check with the visitor center for a map before hitting the trails.


Dogs are allowed in Garden of the Gods Park but they must be on a leash. For those that prefer their dogs to run off leash to get their exercise, there is a dog park or off-leash area located south of Gateway Road (main entrance to Garden of the Gods Park), west of 30th Street, and east of Rock Ledge Ranch Historic site.


Rock Ledge Ranch calls itself a living history museum, and they are on a mission to preserve and maintain the traditions of the Ranch and the Pikes Peak region. They do this by providing a variety of educational and experiential programs that provide valuable insights into the culture and history of the area, and can be enjoyed by locals and visitors alike.


Located just minutes away from the Kissing Camels neighborhood is Ute Valley Park. Ute Valley is a great place to get away for a quick midday hike or mountain bike ride. If you climb to the top, there are some amazing views of the west side as well as downtown Colorado Springs. The park has diverse wildlife as well as some amazing archaeological features.

Frequently  Asked Questions

What are the Kissing Camels?

The "Kissing Camels" are a rock formation located in the Garden of the Gods park in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The formation is composed of two large sandstone rocks that have been carved and weathered over time to create the illusion of two camels kissing. The Kissing Camels are a popular tourist destination and one of the state's most photographed landmarks.

Is the Kissing Camels neighborhood open to the public?

The Kissing Camels neighborhood is a private gated community protected by security guards twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. Only residents, their guests, or members of the 27-hole Kissing Camels golf course club are allowed into the community.

Are there new homes being built in the Kissing Camels neighborhood?

There are several custom home lots still available in the community. You can check our site to find available home sites. Toll Brothers, the award-winning national builder, is building new homes on the eastern edge of the community. Once again for more information on this project feel free to contact us.

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