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Green Mountain Falls, Colorado

Green Mountain Falls is just west of Colorado Springs if you take Hwy 24 West just a little over 10 miles. At an altitude of 7,800 feet, the town is nearly hidden in a beautiful mountain valley, surrounded on almost all sides by Pike National Forest and stunning landscapes. Natural beauties in the area include creeks, waterfalls, a lake - on which Gazebo Island is a focal point of interest and history, rugged cliffs, wildflowers, abundant wildlife and an extensive trail system all help capture the town’s strength and charm. It’s truly a sight for anyone to see.

Green Mountain Falls is a quiet and peaceful mountain town with an average population of around 875.  The number of people in Town increases in the summer as people from other places arrive to use their family cabins or enjoy a stay at a local Short-Term Rental property.  Our summer residents come to show their appreciation and share our love of our community and its mountain living experience.

Rustic log cabins, Victorian homes, all the way to modern homes, Green Mountain Falls has an exciting mix of architecture.  Our Historic character is reflected in the preservation of town structures including the original land office building, hotels, and the Church in the Wildwood.  The town’s focal point is an 1890 Victorian Gazebo which can be rented for weddings and other events.

Green Mountain Falls is in both the El Paso County and the Teller County. The town's location supports a unique lifestyle in providing a beautiful natural setting for a mountain home, plus employment opportunities, services, and city cultures found here and nearby in Woodland Park, Manitou Springs and Colorado Springs.

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Community News

August 8, 2022
The Fire Mitigation Advisory Committee has created a pledge document if you're interested in being involved in fire mitigation activities, for yourself or in support of others.  Click this link for the form. 
July 28, 2022
Chipper dates have been scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 24th and Sunday, Sept. 25.  Please see this flyer for more details and how to sign up.  
July 7, 2022
Due to staffing challenges for the pool, it will be open Fri-Sun only.  The pool's last day of operation is Sunday, Aug. 28.  Thanks for your patience as we worked out the kinks this season!   Friday:  12:00pm - 7:00pm Saturday:  10:00am - 5:00pm Sunday:  12:00pm - 7:00pm  

Important News!

August 12, 2022
Colorado Springs Utilities will need to shutoff service to certain customers on Tuesday, August 16.  Click on this link to see the affected area map.  See
July 6, 2022
There will be a public meeting to discuss short term rental licensing in Green Mountain Falls on Wed, July 26, at 6:30pm at the Sallie Bush Community Building.  See this document for full details.  
June 17, 2022
Pursuant to Town Code, this notice of a public hearing is being posted for a variance request at 11110 and 11120 Belvidere Ave.