Woodland Park Colorado City Government
The City of Woodland Park is a Home Rule Municipality that is the most populous city in Teller County, Colorado. Woodland Park is geographically located immediately west of El Paso County and Colorado Springs. Many residents in this bedroom community, which is surrounded by the one-million acre Pike National Forest, make the easy 17-mile work driving commute to Colorado Springs. Ute Pass lies 12 miles to the west of Woodland Park on US 24 and is crossed daily by thousands of visitors on their way to explore local activities or skiing at nearby Breckenridge, Keystone, & Copper Mountain. The population within the Woodland Park city limits is approximately 7000 people. Nearby Douglas County, Colorado is about a fifteen-minute drive from the city.
Called the "The City Above the Clouds," Woodland Park, at 8,465 feet above sea level and often enjoys clear skies while weather in neighboring towns may be rainy or overcast. The city has pursued a policy of careful growth, and enjoys breathtaking views of Pikes Peak. Woodland Park offers easy access to hiking, climbing, bicycling, horseback riding, camping, fishing, and much more.