Colorado Springs Neighborhood Report ~ Trail Ridge and Trail Ridge South

Trail Ridge neighborhoods are in the northernmost part of Colorado Springs known as Northgate. It is called Northgate because it is home to the “North gate” entrance of the United States Air Force Academy. Trail Ridge consists of two neighborhoods: Trail Ridge and Trail Ridge South.

Both of these Colorado Springs neighborhoods are located east of I-25 between Interquest Parkway and Gleneagle. Voyager Parkway is the divider between Trail Ridge and Trail Ridge South.

Trail Ridge Schools

The Trail Ridge Neighborhoods are located in Academy School District 20.
– Elementary School: da Vinci Academy School of Arts and Ideas
– Middle School: Discovery Canyon Campus (6-8)
– High School: Discovery Canyon Campus (9-12)
– Near- walking distance to 2 campuses of the The Classical Academy.

The Trail Ridge Neighborhoods are conveniently located …

– Barely 5 minutes from the United State Air Force Academy
– Close to I-25 with less than 45 minutes from Southern Denver and the Denver Tech Center
– Close to major places of employment: USAAProgressiveFedExCompassion InternationalFocus on the FamilyUnited States Air Force Academy
– Just minutes from Chapel Hills Mall and North Academy Blvd. shopping and entertainment.

Trail Ridge ~

This neighborhood is located east of Voyager Parkway and sits on a series of foothills – offering spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains and the Air Force Academy from almost every home.

The northern border of this neighborhood is Mary Kyer Park and the da Vinci Academy Elementary School of Arts and Ideas. Mary Kyer Park offers a huge playground, basketball court, tennis court, grassy fields and a large pond with a waterfall. To the south is the beautifully maintained grounds of Liberty Heights Senior Lifestyle Community. The eastern border of Trail Ridge is shared with the western boundary of Flying Horse– a newer luxury golf course community in Northgate.

Trail Ridge South ~

Trail Ridge South is west of Voyager Parkway and slightly south of Trail Ridge. The homes in this neighborhood sit on flatter lots than the homes in Trail Ridge. The mountain views are not as panoramic, but the yards are larger and more functional. Open Space to the west of Trailridge South helps make for unobstructed views of the Air Force Academy and the Rocky Mountains.

To the north is Compassion International and to the south is the new upscale apartment community of Talon Hill.

Trail Ridge Real Estate:

Homes in the Trail Ridge Neighborhoods were built between 1999 and 2006, and are either 2-story or ranch designs. Most homes are 4-5 bedrooms, 3-4 bathrooms and almost all homes offer a 3-car garage. Homes range from 2,600 total square feet to over 5,000 total square feet – averaging at about 3,600 s.f.. More than half the homes built are either stucco finished or a combination of stucco and concrete siding.

Home prices in Trail Ridge average in the low to mid $300k’s.

Strict covenants in the Trail Ridge neighborhoods keep the homes and yards looking beautiful – which is very important as privacy fences are prohibited. Lot lines are loosely defined with small trees, shrubbery or split rail fences. Residents also love the trails that link the different streets – especially the ones in Trail Ridge South that links the homes directly to the western Open Space.

The Trail Ridge neighborhoods offer a lot to anyone looking for a perfect blend of Colorado Springs neighborhood-feel and unmatched Colorado beauty.

Current Homes for Sale in Trail Ridge:

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