Just on the outskirts of Colorado Springs is the Black Forest neighborhood. It has a large community of people but is also spread out, allowing for privacy in the area. The spacious lots and rural feel is why Black Forest is a highly desired suburb to live in. Although there is a population of 15,000 people, it feels very large due to the land in between each property. You can acquire several acres of property living here, which can allow the feeling of a small town while having the amenities of a bigger city.
Black Forest has several school districts depending on the area you live in. First is District 20, which has 26,000 students, and 20 schools. Second is District 38 which has 6,700 students and over 10 schools. The last is District 49, which has 20,000 students, and 27 schools. You definitely have choices of where to enroll your kids living in Black Forest.
For more information about the schools in Black Forest, click here and you will be redirected to the school district’s website.
Shopping in Black Forest is a little sparse, but the surrounding areas have quite a bit to offer, below are some areas you can explore for your shopping needs.
Black Forest has many parks and hiking trails for our outdoorsy group, but it offers much more, below are a few suggestions we think you may find helpful.
- Section 16 Hiking Trail
- Black Forest Regional Park
- Fox Run Regional Park
- Woodmoor Lake
- Western Museum of Mining and Industry