Ute Pass Colorado is a historic area located along the mountain pass between El Paso County and Teller County. This area consists of the town of Green Mountain Falls, Cascade, and Chipita Park.
This area is named for the Ute Indians that used to traverse this mountain pass from their home in the Shining Mountains (Rocky Mountains) down to the Springs in Manitou. The Ute Pass Historical Society
has collected an amazing amount of material from the early settler life, the coming of the railroad, and the local ute people who inhabited the Pike National Forest.
The Ute Pass area doesn't have any real commercial entities to speak of. There are a handful of restaurants, a bar, a post office, and a Liquor Store. Amenities such as a grocery store, government services, health care and banking are best met either in the city of Colorado Springs, Cripple Creek, or in Woodland Park.
This area is in the Manitou Springs District D14
attendance area. Ute Pass Elementary School is located in this area but secondary students are bused to Manitou. The primary zip code in this area is 80819
People live in this area for the ambiance. This area feels like pure mountain living because, in this area, you’re surrounded by nature and mountains everywhere you look. Residents of this area don’t mind a little travel for groceries because they enjoy the nomadic lifestyle and the pristine views of true Rocky Mountain Wilderness.
Crowds of summer guests come to this area for a scenic drive through quaint mountain towns, views of the summit of Pikes Peak, small lakes, beautiful foliage and they enjoy meeting locals and supporting the local economy.
Similar neighborhoods include: Woodland Park
and Black Forest