Historic Resort Town to Mountain Paradise
Just 18 miles west of Colorado Springs in Teller County, experience the history, adventure and beauty of the Rocky Mountains. The natural surroundings include spectacular views of Pikes Peak and the Rampart Range. Thick stands of spruce, pine and aspen…and deep blue skies with fresh air.
In 1891, after becoming established as a resort town and business center for the surrounding area, Woodland Park was incorporated. Woodland Park’s primary business was saw milling. Logs were cut and sold for railroad ties and braces used for the gold mines of Cripple Creek and Victor.
Today with over 8,000 residents, Woodland Park, CO is a flourishing community of people who demand a high quality of life. Tourism continues to fuel the economy, often turning first-time visitors into lifelong residents.
Woodland Park is the largest city in Teller County and offers bed and breakfasts, motels, hotels, campgrounds, RV parks, trails, shopping, restaurants and full services.
Explore the area’s many exciting attractions from Woodland Park’s central location. Discover the world famous mining towns of Victor and Cripple Creek, Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Mueller State Park & Wildlife Area, the Air Force Academy, the Garden of the Gods, Pikes Peak, the Olympic Training Center,… and much more.
The Great Outdoors
Enjoy comfortable summers and mild winters. With over 300 days of sunshine, the region is ideal for year-around outdoor adventures. Surrounded by unspoiled wilderness, nestled among one million acres of Pike National Forest, bathed in sunshine at the base of Pikes Peak, is a pristine mountain community like no other. A recreational and scenic treasure. A small town with charm and friendliness. It’s your perfect mountain hideaway… it’s Woodland Park.