US 24/Ute Pass Region
US 24 - Ute Pass is the gateway to the natural wonders of Teller County and the Rocky Mountains. Used by Native Americans to get from the mountains to the Manitou Springs City Hall 606 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs 80829 Population: 5,600 (2022) Income: $67,000 plains, the US 24/Ute Pass corridor is now used 719-685-5481 • www.manitouspringsgov.com Median House List Price: $600,000 (2022) by Colorado Springs residents and visitors to Manitou Springs draws its name from the mineral springs which are found in this city. The healing watersexperience the Rocky Mountain wilderness and mountain lifestyle. were used by Native Americans for centuries. Ultimately, they became one of the early draws for tourism in the Pikes Peak Region. Manitou Springs is a vibrant artisan community with art galleries, restaurants and numerous eclectic events that bring visitors to this historic town. Manitou Springs is also home to some of the region’s most popular attractions: Cave of the Winds, Miramont Castle and the Cliff Dwellings Museum. Nearby, the Garden of the Gods and Red Rocks Open Space offer miles of trails for your hiking and biking enjoyment. And, have you ever in your life been to a real “Coffin Race”? Well, you can if you’re in Manitou Springs around Halloween when they do the Emma Crawford Coffin Races and Festival – a one of a kind “bucket List” event. Manitou Springs is art, is music, and is a special place to visit or stay. Sample the waters or sample its lifestyle – both are healing experiences.
Teller County Government 112 North “A” Street, Cripple Creek 80813 www.co.teller.co.us Divide Chamber of Commerce: www.dividechamber.org Population: 4,000 • Income: $69,000 • Median House List Price: $477,000 (2022) Divide is about seven miles west of Woodland Park and sits atop Ute Pass at 9,280 feet. The town name came about because water run-off divided to the north, south, east and west at this point. Located at the entrance of Mueller State Park visitors to and residents of Divide take full advantage of the park’s many trails and the abundant wildlife. Divide offers a wide variety of homes – log cabins built right into the mountains, farms and ranches with thousands of acres and newer homes in exclusive gated communities. A small but active chamber of commerce works tirelessly to promote commercial and residential development while maintaining the pristine quality of life enjoyed by all. You can contact the chamber at www.dividechamber.org
Woodland Park City Hall 20 W South Ave., PO Box 9007, 80866 719-687-9246 • www.city-woodlandpark.org Population: 8,236 • Income: $65,972 Median House List Price: $510,000 (2022). Woodland Park has the best majestic view of Pikes Peak - America’s Mountain. At 8,500’ elevation Woodland Park is just 18 miles west of Colorado Springs. While centrally located amidst Colorado’s many attractions, the city maintains its welcoming small-town feel. With easy access to Pike National Forest for rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking and more, Woodland Park elevates the mountain experience to an entirely new level. Residents are a diverse group, which includes families, young singles, retirees, and active-duty military, as well as artists and musicians. It is home to excellent public and private schools, Charis Bible College, unique shops, restaurants, boutiques and outstanding business services.
Woodland Park is known throughout Colorado for its Outdoor Farmers Market, which is held each Friday from early June through the end of September. Other signature events include the 4th of July Celebration, Symphony Above The Clouds, Woodland Music Series, Vino & Notes, Mountain Arts Festival, Rock and Gem Show, Cruise Above the Clouds, Oktoberfest and more. Come visit and enjoy the “Mountain Experience” of Woodland Park.