Situated at an elevation of 5,545 feet, Fountain is a small front range suburb of Colorado Springs. The community boasts wonderful views of Pikes Peak and the rolling foothills, as well as numerous parks and trails.
The little downtown strip features ample restaurants and shops for the urban feel, but ultimately posses a country vibe. In 2010 it recorded a population of 25,846 residents. It’s located in El Paso County.
The Home Rule Municipality is located only 10 miles south of downtown Colorado Springs, a little bit off I-25. Along with Colorado Springs suburbs Security and Widefield, the town makes up the “Fountain Valley” community.
Fountain Creek Regional Park – Beautiful public park open year round for recreation. You can access the Fountain Creek Regional Trail from the park, which goes north to Colorado Springs, connecting with its Pikes Peak Greenway Trail.
Camping: Read about the camping near Colorado Springs and Fountain.
Hotels and lodging:
- Read about the cabins to rent near Colorado Springs.
Activities near Fountain
State Wildlife Areas:
- Beaver Creek SWA (27mi)
Visit the town’s official website.