For those looking to settle in a truly beautiful community with affordable real estate and an endless list of activities everyone can find something they love in - Creekside at Lorson Ranch is the place to be. As if living right next to the breathtaking Rocky Mountains wasn’t enough, a family friendly neighbourhood with up and coming developments truly makes for a one of a kind experience.
With attractions that people come from all over the world to see, today we’ll be looking at just some of the countless things to do and fall in love with in the stunning community of Creekside at Lorson Ranch.
Garden of the Gods
A mesmerizing park made up of 1,300 acres of unique sandstone formations which brings in tourists from all over the world, the Garden of the Gods is a truly spectacular sight. With several different trails leading to a variety of scenic views, you’ll want to revisit this fantasy-like wonder every day.
The visitor centre located within the park has many exhibits showcasing the rich history of the area. An entirely free attraction with easy to trek optional trails make for the perfect outdoor experience with the entire family!
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Sitting at an elevation of 6,714 feet above sea level on Cheyenne Mountain just a 30 minute drive to downtown from Creekside at Lorson Ranch, Cheyenne Mountain Zoo is the highest zoo in America.
Notable animals in this exciting landmark made up of 146 picturesque acres of wildlife include the primates, bears, elephants, lions, even giraffe-feeding, and many more.
Miramont Castle Museum
Another short drive away from Creekside at Lorson Ranch, the absolutely stunning Miramont Castle Museum is a chateau that’s been standing since 1895. Take a tour with friends or family through this enchanting castle overlooking unreal mountain views.
Mixing stunning architecture with historical artifacts and even a tea room, this makes for an incredible experience for those looking for a change from all of the outdoor fun.
Hiking and Walking Trails
The entire Colorado Springs area is made for those who love the great outdoors. With ample opportunities for light or challenging hikes on the most scenic trails you’ll ever experience, this is one for the books.
Creekside at Lorson Ranch in specific has an abundance of parks and stunning locations perfect for an early morning or late evening stroll with the kids. Nearby parks like the ones below just make up a small portion of the endless options to take in nature in the area. Some of the most popular include:
- Stingray Park
- Centre Court Park
- Mosko Park
- Cuchares Park
- Cross Creek Regional Park
Bluestem Prairie Open Space right near the community is another beauty. With 650 acres of prairie land leaving you free to explore and check out the local wildlife, you won’t be disappointed.
Stretches of gorgeous, lush fields with the snow-capped Rockies in the backdrop and a large, peaceful reservoir all make for an unforgettable time.
All of these amazing hiking and walking trails in the Creekside at Lorson Ranch community don’t even begin to touch on the main appeal of this lively Colorado Springs neighbourhood - the trails right in the Rocky Mountains themselves. Making up just some of the countless trails are:
- Palmer Trail which stretches across a vast expanse of colourful forestry
- Mount Muscoco Trail makes for a beautiful but more challenging trek
- Broadmoor Seven Falls which is a large, breathtaking park focused on picturesque views of scenic waterfalls, even going so far as to include luxurious accommodations and loved restaurants in the area
Flavours of the World
With all of these chances for amazing outdoor experiences comes the need for delicious food to recuperate! Creekside at Lorson Ranch has just what you need to cover all of the flavours of every family member’s palate.
Starting with closeby Albertaco’s Mexican Food, Hangry Ohana for Hawaiian cuisine, Colorado Smokehouse for classic BBQ, Coal Mine Dragon Chinese, and many more that guarantees everyone will love one of the many options the community has to offer.
If you’re willing to take a quick 15 minute drive into downtown Colorado Springs - your world of endless options opens up even more.
Starting with the Edelweiss German Restaurant with a variety of meat and German meals, Cici’s for an authentic Italian experience, Cockpit Craft Distillery for all the drinks you could imagine, The Purple Onion for Green Turkish, and other incredible Mediterranean food, and many more.
It doesn’t end there - what about baked goods and coffee? Dutch Bros Coffee is great for a laid back coffee shop atmosphere, BJ’s Velvet Freez for ice cream is simply a dream, Amy’s Donuts offer mouth watering baked donuts that you won’t feel guilty about having after that 3 hour mountain hike.
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