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Mountain Shadows, Colorado Springs

Located on the northwest side of Colorado Springs and bordered to the west by the Rampart Range of the Rocky Mountains, Mountain Shadows is one of the most popular neighborhoods in the region.
The area provides easy access to highways, transportation, schools,  parks, amenities, and shopping, offering a fantastic quality of life. Learn more about what Mountain Shadows has to offer.
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2525 Tamora Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80919

Westside living at its best in this beautifully appointed, exceptionally well maintained, Mountain Shadows gem with panoramic city & foothill views perched atop a private, near-acre lot in one of Colorado Springs most highly desired communities.

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2250 Yankton Place Colorado Springs Colorado 80919

Introducing a captivating residence that seamlessly blends modern luxury with nature's tranquility. This 3,504-square-foot, 3-bedroom, 4-bath home boasts an inviting open floor plan, highlighted by unique wood flooring that adds warmth and character throughout. The interior is adorned with unique and elegant finishes and fixtures, creating a sophisticated ambiance.

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2050 Avalon Court Colorado Springs Colorado 80919

Rare Opportunity to own this beautiful ranch home located on a large corner lot in Mountain Shadows. With views of the foothills from the front and located just a few blocks from Ute Valley Park, the location is ideal.

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6255 Savannah Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80919

Stellar home in Mountain Shadows! 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 2 car attached garage includes a separate main level guest living area with approx. 800 sq.ft. and its own private entrance! The guest quarters also includes a full bathroom with walk in bathtub, 2nd laundry room and living area with seating storage bench.

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2435 Denby Way Colorado Springs Colorado 80919

Welcome to this beautiful home in the highly desired Mountain Shadows community. This 2 story 5 bedroom 4 bathroom home has been nicely updated and is turn key ready for new owners! Beautiful solid hardwood flooring on the main level. With 4 large bedrooms on the upper level you can accommodate and keep close to the entire family.

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4590 Granby Circle Colorado Springs Colorado 80919

Welcome to this beautifully maintained home in the sought-after Mountain Shadows community! This impressive 2-story residence is perfectly situated in a fantastic NW location, offering tranquility in a quiet and peaceful neighborhood. Breathtaking mountain views can be enjoyed from both the front and backyard, creating a serene and picturesque setting.
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About Mountain Shadows

Mountain Shadows is a popular neighborhood situated on the northwest side of Colorado Springs. It is nestled in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, between Centennial Blvd and Flying W Ranch Road. The area offers a diverse selection of housing options, including single-family homes, patio homes, townhomes, condominiums, and apartments.

Located in the 80919 zip code, residents of this neighborhood have easy access to both Mountain Shadows Park and Mountain Shadows Open Space. Mountain Shadows Park, located on Flying W Ranch Road, is not only handicap accessible but also features various amenities such as horseshoe pits, volleyball courts, multi-use fields, a playground, a picnic shelter, sledding areas, and multi-use trails.

Furthermore, the neighborhood is conveniently close to notable attractions like the iconic Garden of the Gods park, Ute Valley Park, as well as other amenities such as historic Old Colorado City and Manitou Springs.


People choose to live in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood for several reasons. While this family-friendly neighborhood has plenty of parks and playgrounds for kids to enjoy, it is really known for its beautiful scenery, stunning mountain views, and convenient location.

The climate is also moderate, with mild winters and cool summers, and there are a ton of activities available to residents.

The area has a strong sense of community that was only made stronger by the tragic Waldo Canyon fire.

The Waldo Canyon Fire was a devastating wildfire in the summer of 2012. The fire started on June 23rd and quickly grew out of control. It eventually destroyed 347 homes in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood and caused $453 million in damage. The fire was finally contained on July 10th, after burning for 17 days.


The Waldo Canyon Fire had a significant impact on the community of Mountain Shadows. Many residents lost their homes and had to relocate. The neighborhood also experienced a high level of crime due to the destruction of property.

After the Waldo Canyon Fire, the community of Mountain Shadows came together to rebuild. Many residents donated their time and money to help with the reconstruction efforts. The neighborhood also received support from the city of Colorado Springs and the state of Colorado.

Today, the Mountain Shadows neighborhood is once again a thriving community. The homes that were destroyed have been rebuilt, and the area is slowly returning to its pre-fire state. The community has come together to create a stronger, more resilient Mountain Shadows.


Ute Valley Park is a large park located in Northwest Colorado Springs, Colorado, covering nearly 1,000 acres of land. It features a variety of amenities, including hiking trails, picnic areas, and a disc golf course. The park is also home to a number of wildlife species, including deer, elk, and coyotes.

Ute Valley Park is a popular destination for both residents and visitors to Colorado Springs due to the wide range of activities it offers for people of all ages. In addition, its scenic views make it a major draw for tourists. 

The park is also a popular spot for hosting special events.


Mountain Shadows is located just a few miles from Garden of the Gods Park, one of the most popular attractions in Colorado Springs. The park features a variety of hiking trails, rock formations, and stunning views.

Visitors can also participate in several activities, including horseback riding, mountain biking, dog park, and rock climbing. Garden of the Gods is a wildly popular tourist destination but fortunately, Mountain Shadows residents get to enjoy this magical spot year-round.

Garden of the Gods also provides access to Rampart Range Road and the Pike National Forest which opens up limitless recreational opportunities.



Here are some commute times for popular areas from the Mountain Shadows Neighborhood.
Colorado Springs Airport
30 Minutes
Downtown Colorado Springs
15 Minutes
Denver International Airport
1 Hour 16 Minutes
Denver Tech Center
53 Minutes

Mountain Shadows Real Estate Statistics

We keep a close eye on the local real estate market, and we share the important stuff. Here are the latest essential stats for Mountain Shadows.


Median sales price in residential real estate represents the middle value of home sale prices in an area. It offers a balanced view of property prices, aiding professionals and buyers in understanding market affordability and demand.


The average price per square foot in residential real estate is the average cost of a property based on its size. It helps buyers compare properties of different sizes and provides insights into market trends and property valuations.
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Days on Market (DOM) is a crucial metric in residential real estate, indicating property attractiveness, demand, and market conditions. Longer DOM may hint at overpricing or a slower market, while shorter DOM suggests high demand and competitiveness among buyers.


The list price versus sales price in residential real estate is vital as it represents the initial asking price versus the final amount the property is sold for. Understanding this difference helps sellers price their homes realistically and allows buyers to gauge market trends and negotiate effectively.
Updated: Jan 9, 2024
Based on information from the REALTOR® Services Corp ("RSC"), for the period January 1, 2023 through Jan 9, 2024. 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.

Amenities & Trails

There are some great things to do around the Mountain Shadows Neighborhood.


Ute Valley Park is a hidden gem in the Mountain Shadows neighborhood of Colorado Springs. The 538-acre park features vistas, geological features, and pristine nature, making it a destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The park offers a large system of trails ranging from beginner to advanced. Ute Valley Park also features Colorado Springs' first dedicated downhill mountain bike trails, Almond Butter and Rattle Rocks!


The Wilson Ranch Pool is located in the Mountain Shadows community of Colorado Springs. It is a private pool that is open to residents of the community. The pool is a great place to cool off in the summer and features a diving board, a slide, and a kiddie pool. The pool is also surrounded by a deck where residents can relax in the sun. The Wilson Ranch Pool is a great amenity for the community and provides a place for residents to socialize and stay active.


The Flying W Ranch is a historic ranch located in Colorado Springs. The ranch was established in 1864 and is one of the oldest ranches in the state. The ranch is best known for its rodeos, which have been held annually since the early 1900s. The Flying W Ranch is also home to a number of other events and activities, including a cowboy museum, a country music festival, and a 4th of July celebration.


Rockledge Ranch Historic Site at Garden of the Gods is a living history museum that tells the story of the early days of Colorado Springs. The site includes a replica of the original Rockledge House, which was built in 1858, as well as a number of other historic buildings. Visitors to the site can learn about the early settlers of Colorado Springs, and see how they lived. The Rockledge Ranch Historic Site is a great place to learn about the history of Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region.



Mountain Shadows is located in the D-11 Colorado Springs School District.

Frequently Asked Questions

Mountain Shadows is a neighborhood in Colorado Springs, Colorado. It is situated at the eastern base of the Rampart Range of the Rocky Mountains, north of The Garden of the Gods Park, west of Ute Valley Park, and south of the Peregrine neighborhood and the United States Air Force Academy.

No, but it's not far away. This popular restaurant is located in historic Old Colorado City. Famous for their Giant Cinnamon Rolls, and an appearance on the Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. The Mountain Shadows Restaurant started in Lake George, Colorado, and was a popular breakfast stop for Colorado Springs skiers headed up to Summit County. They became so popular they opened the Old Colorado City location.

The Wilson Ranch Pool is open to the public and day passes are available for purchase at the pool. The pool is owned by the City of Colorado Springs and managed by the Pikes Peak YMCA. The indoor pools in the YMCA network are covered by a season pool pass, while the outdoor pools require a day pass. Further details can be found on the YMCA website.

There are some new construction homes available to purchase. These homes tend to be higher end luxury homes being built on the few available lots made available after the Waldo Canyon Fire.

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