Penrose is a rural community located about twelve miles east of Cañon City in Fremont County. There are a few shops and restaurants in town, as well as a hot springs resort.
It’s situated at an elevation of 5,338 feet in the Arkansas River Valley. The 2010 population was 3,582.
Beaver Creek SWA – Situated north of town on Highway 115. It’s open to those with a valid hunting or fishing license.
Dakota Hot Springs – Dakota is a clothing optional hot springs resort, featuring one 70-foot pool and one six-foot pool.
Camping: Read about the camping near Cañon City and the Royal Gorge.
Activities near Penrose
- Royal Gorge Route Railroad (12mi)
State Wildlife Areas:
- Cañon City (12mi)
- Colorado Springs (33mi)
- Florence (6mi)
- Fort Carson (28mi)
- Manitou Springs (39mi)
- Pueblo (28mi)
- Silver Cliff (42mi)
- Westcliffe (43mi)
- Wetmore (17mi)
- Arkansas River (12mi)