Warm summer days and cool, clear evenings welcome visitors to the scenic Colorado mountain communities of Cascade, Green Mountain Falls and Chipita Park. Only minutes from Colorado Springs, you can leave the big city behind and experience all the comfort and relaxation awaiting you in these friendly, picturesque towns embraced by the spectacular foothills of Pikes Peak.
Fill your days viewing the many attractions of the Pikes Peak region or participating in one of the diverse activities; then spend your evenings in the clear mountain air of the Ute Pass communities
The attractions available provide a variety pleasures to meet all tastes. The Pikes Peak Cog Railway or the Pikes Peak Highway will transport you to the heights of Pikes Peak, elevation 14115 feet. The North Pole and Santa's Workshop will bring out the child in you. You can descend into Colorado's colorful depths at the Cave of the Winds. The Garden of the Gods Park and Seven Falls will inspire you while the Air Force Academy will invoke a sense of patriotism. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo and the Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center will expose you to the world's creatures. The Dinosaur Resource Center and Florissant Fossil Beds provide a view of Colorado's ancient past.The Cripple Creek District Museum, the Miramount Castle and the Cliff Dwellings Museum show how people lived. The Ghost Town Museum and the Ute Pass Museum as well as the Manitou Springs Heritage Center will transport back to the 1800's old West Town. The Iron Springs Chateau Melodrama will tickle you and the Cripple Creek Casino's provide the games of change for your enjoyment.
Of course, these towns at the gateway to Pikes Peak offer plenty of daytime activities to make the most of your Colorado visit. Hike in deep pine tree forests on our community's excellent trail systems. Mountain Biking trails for relaxation or the extreme are available. The Bike trails in the Garden of the Gods Park are local favorites. Extreme Mountain Biking challenges are available in the Red Rock Canyon Open Space. Ride Horseback into back canyons or around the old mining claims.Test your angling skills for rainbow trout in the area's lakes and streams.
Delightful dining can be enjoyed at a number of unique restaurants and you can kick up your heels to live entertainment–mountain style! Friendly cottages, cabins, unique Bed and Breakfast Inns and motels assure you a comfortable night's rest. Modern Campgrounds and campsites are available for the outdoors experience.
During your next visit to the Colorado mountains, come home to the Ute Pass communities of Cascade, Chipita Park and Green Mountain Falls and discover the relaxation of our real mountain lifestyle.