Black Forest

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Black Forest, Colorado, is a picturesque and charming community nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, offering a unique blend of natural beauty, rustic charm, and a strong sense of community. Located in El Paso County, this unincorporated area is a hidden gem that attracts residents and visitors alike with its captivating scenery and outdoor recreational opportunities.


The defining feature of Black Forest is its lush and dense forested landscape, primarily composed of towering Ponderosa pine trees, which gives the area its name. The scent of pine fills the air, and the landscape is adorned with a rich variety of wildlife, making it a haven for nature enthusiasts. The pristine air and tranquil atmosphere make it an ideal escape from the hustle and bustle of urban life.


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fun facts about the springs!


-Ranked #1 in "Best Places to Live in Colorado"

-Ranked #2 in "Best Places to Live"

-Ranked #97 in "Best Places to Retire"

-America's Mountain Pike's Peak is the center of The Springs and is often used as your compass.

-You may hear Colorado Springs being referred to as "The Springs", COS, and SOCO (southern Colorado Springs) 

-Known as "Olympic City USA" - Olympics & Paralympics. In 1978, the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC) relocated from New York to Colorado Springs, and we have been the proud home of Team USA since.

-Colorado Springs is home to many military bases including Peterson Space Force, Cheyenne Mountain Space Force, Schriever Space Force, Fort Carson, and The Air Force Academy.

-Most of our worst snow storms are during spring, typically starting around March. Fashion is certainly not our priority - staying warm & layering are! Temperatures can range from thirty degrees in the morning to eighty degrees at night. Bring a jacket!

-Typically in the summer months we always have an afternoon thunderstorm. Be sure to watch out for hail and make sure you obtain good hail coverage!

-City of churches - We have many religious organizations and bible colleges. Focus on the Family, Andrew Womack Ministries, and other evangelical groups. We foster moderate and mainstream churches catering to many faiths. 

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