Black Forest Real Estate & Homes for Sale in Colorado
The beautiful community of Black Forest is located in Colorado, east of highway 83, less than 15 miles from the city of Colorado Springs and 45 miles south of Denver. Originally named for the thick growth of ponderosa pines, this Colorado Springs community makes a spectacular addition to El Paso County. With an impressive land size of approximately 127.5 square miles, this neighborhood holds a resident population of about 14,000.
The economy within the Black Forest region is self sufficient and well diversified. Some industries within the neighborhood providing employment opportunities include educational, health and social services, manufacturing, professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services. Residents who have children from grades K-12 in search of education accommodations may do so through the Lewis-Palmer School District #38 and Academy School District #20. For students in pursuit of a degree in higher education, there are six nearby college and university campuses at their disposal, including University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, Colorado College in Colorado Springs and University of Phoenix-Colorado Campus.
Recreational amenities throughout the area are also varied. Residents will want to visit the areas nine nearby museums such as the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the Pro-Rodeo Hall of Fame. Outdoor enthusiasts will take pleasure in the various activities offered in the nearby state parks of Castlewood Canyon and Garden of the Gods.
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