Woodland Park Colorado is known as the City Above the Clouds. Situated at 8,465 feet above sea level, this small mountain community is a short drive to downtown Colorado Springs and a popular choice for many due to its uniquely Colorado feel. Homes for sale in this area are typically single family homes on larger lots with a few condos and townhomes. The population growth in this area is moderate and the real estate values are fair. We like to describe this city as the Ski Town without a ski area.
The city of Woodland Park is located in Teller County, Colorado, just west of Colorado Springs and has the zip code 80863
. This area features a significant amount of retail and commercial development. Residents of this area can accomplish most of their day-to-day needs in downtown Woodland Park without a trip down the mountain to Colorado Springs. People choose this area because it feels like a true mountain community but you’re not far from Colorado Springs. Being at the western edge of the Pikes Peak Region, this area is also closer to the big ski areas in Summit County.
Woodland Park has its own public schools in School District RE-2
. For those that prefer private schools, many of the Colorado Springs, private institutions offer shuttle services to and from Woodland Park. This area is also home to Charis Bible College, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, acres of Pike National Forest, Ute Pass Cultural Center, and nearby state parks like Mueller State Park. Mountain biking, fishing for rainbow trout, mountain arts festival, and the Woodland Aquatic Center are popular outdoor activities in this area.
Peak seasons in Woodland Park include the summer and fall for its temperate weather, beautiful foliage, and special events. This is one of the best places for bird watchers, hikers, nature lovers, and a popular place to experience the rocky mountains.
If you’re looking for a real mountain lifestyle, love lots of wildlife, and don’t mind a bit of a commute, Woodland Park might be might be a great choice for you. Homes for sale range from mountain cabins to large estates.
Similar neighborhoods include: Ute Pass
and Black Forest