The Fountain neighborhood is located south of Colorado Springs. It is close to Fort Carson Army Base and Peterson Air Force Base. It is a smaller neighborhood that focuses more on residential housing. With great views of Pikes Peak, this is a great place for those who are looking for suburban life while having nature right at their doorstep.
Fountain features District 8 as it’s primary school district. They showcase 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 1 high school. They have Conrad Early Learning Center and Welte Education Center as alternative options. For a Charter school you can look into James Maddison Charter Academy.
For more information regarding District 8, check out this link.
While shopping in Fountain may seem limited, you will still find your everyday grocery stores, and a few local shops, below is a list of shops to check out.
The Fountain neighborhood has a lot of chain restaurants around, but still has some local favorites you’ll want to try. Below is a list of restaurants you and some friends will want to check out.
Fountain is a larger city so finding something fun to do with your friends for an afternoon should be no problem, below are a few suggestions.
- Metcalf Park
- Fountain Creek Regional Park
- Youth Sports (register on the city’s page)
- Fountain History Museum
- Local Farmer’s Market
- Hillbilly Farms
- Little Roman Farm
- The Last Drop Donut & Cafe
- Fountain Community Theatre
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