Nature Lover's Paradise


Divide, Colorado, is perched at the top of Ute Pass on the north slope of Pikes Peak. The town is named after the point where the South Platte and Arkansas Rivers divide. The area offers access to a vast array of year-round recreational activities including, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, skiing, snowshoeing, and much more! The nearby town of Cripple Creek offers additional amenities. Whether you are looking for a rustic cabin, sprawling ranch, or glorious mountain estate, you’ll find it in Divide.

Divide Real Estate Stats

Average Home Price $560K
Lowest Priced Home $15K
Highest Listing Price $2.5M
Total Property Listings 59
Avg. Price/SQFT $339

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Residents of Divide live here for the views, the peace, and the quiet. They get the best of all three, and still remain close to other communities like Cripple Creek and Woodland Park.

Even commuting and visiting Colorado Springs is made possible by an easy half hour drive via US 24 Highway. It’s old west Colorado living, with the exciting big city possibilities right around the corner.

Divide real estate offers more affordable opportunities to live this sought after lifestyle, as well as multi-million dollar luxury estates to truly have it all in one of the most picturesque landscapes in the country. There’s even an abundance of highly desirable land for purchase, for anyone who dreams of building their own home. Acres and acres of land could be yours to enjoy however you please.

The homes for sale in Divide come with tons of space and privacy, no matter what kind of home you’re looking for. Outdoor storage and fenced in yards are a bonus here, whether you live on one acre or fifty. Storage sheds, additional parking, and extended patios are common on the properties in Divide.

Inside the homes you might find large open concept layouts, with skylights and vaulted ceilings, having created every effort to take in the gorgeous views. Common features you might find inside the homes include granite countertops, hardwood flooring, and spa-like 5-piece bathrooms with a soaker tub.

The massive mountain estates in Divide will have impressive layouts that include grand rooms, multiple bedrooms and bathrooms, Brazilian floors, and wrap around balconies to take in the surrounding forested mountain views.

Area of Divide

The population of Divide is very low, but still has service stations, grocery stores, restaurants, a post office, and a gift shop. There’s even a local brewery, The Paradox Beer Company.

There’s also the other nearby communities that offer their own services, amenities, and outdoor adventures, towns like Woodland Park, Cripple Creek, and Victor.

The Ute Pass is a mountain pass through the Colorado Springs area, separating the Arkansas rivers and the South Platte. The community of Divide sits at the highest point of the Ute Pass, more than 9,000 feet above sea level.

Sprawling ranches and mountain homes overlook the breathtaking area, including Pikes Peak that stands tall over the valley.

Divide is only 26 miles west of Colorado Springs.

Things to Do in Divide, CO

The nickname given to Divide is “The Center of the Known Universe”.

It was called this because when you’re there it truly feels like that. As far as the eye can see, open meadows and country, rivers and creeks flowing in every direction. The Pike National Forests' trees covering more than a million acres, and of course, the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with Pikes Peak standing the tallest.

This one-of-a-kind landscape naturally lends itself to some incredible summer and winter activities, like:

  • Horseback riding
  • Snowshoeing
  • Hiking
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Cross-country skiing

In addition to the numerous communities, attractions, state parks, and tourist destinations in the area, just a couple miles down the road from Divide is the Mueller State Park. With over 5,000 acres of natural habitat to explore, including 55 miles of trail, Mueller State Park is an exciting outdoor getaway.

Divide FAQs

Q: Is Divide Colorado a good place to live?

A: If you’re looking for a small rural mountain community in Colorado, then Divide is a great place to live. Located on U.S. Highway 24, it has convenient access to Colorado Springs, as well as a number of services and amenities of its own, all surrounded by awe-inspiring mountain vistas and wide-open landscapes.

Q: What is Divide Colorado known for?

A: Divide is an unincorporated town in Colorado known for its location between the Arkansas River and Missouri River watersheds (responsible for its informal title as “The Center of the Known Universe”) as well as its beautiful mountain landscapes.

Q: How far is Colorado Springs from Divide?

A: Colorado Springs is approximately 30 minutes east, southeast of Divide in Colorado. The two are linked by U.S. Highway 24, passing through rugged mountain valleys of the Rocky Mountain Front Range.

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