Southwest Colorado Springs is your gateway to outdoor recreation! There are several hiking and mountain biking trails just down the road from the station in the Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Homes near Cheyenne Mountain are roughly 2.5 hours from Monarch Mountain and other nearby ski resorts in the Rocky Mountains. The many nearby peaks offer endless day and overnight hike excursions for the serious outdoor enthusiasts while the many nearby parks boast easily accessible walking trails for those who prefer a quick stroll after work.
If your family loves animals, then you'll have to check out the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, a mountainside facility with the largest giraffe herd in the world and all of your favorite creatures and critters. When you're not enjoying the many attractions the area has to offer, you'll find all of your everyday amenities down in the Cheyenne Mountain Shopping Center, including a cinema, dinner theater, and the Broadmoor World Arena.
The Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 has 9 schools for grades kindergarten through 12.