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MEGA Calendar

Teller County Woodland Park Mega Calendar

See the Teller County Colorado MEGA Calendar for events for Woodland Park, CO and all of Teller County Colorado, including concerts, festivals, fairs, fundraisers, local events and expos.

Woodland Park Shopping Guide

Woodland Park Colorado Shopping Guide Our Woodland Park Colorado Shopping Guide is up to date and accurate listing retail stores and shopping venues in Woodland Park, CO. For articles about individual stores, see Shop Spotlights.

Woodland Park Restaurants

Woodland Park Colorado Restaurants

Our EATS guide for Woodland Park Colorado Restaurants lists all our dining, restaurants, bar and breweries.

It's always up to date, so you won't waste time reading about a place that is closed.

Things to DO in Woodland Park, CO

Things to do in Woodland Park Colorado

Find Things to Do in Woodland Park Colorado with our featured articles.

Recent Articles

View from Summit of Pikes Peak

Biking Pikes Peak

Guest Blogger: Julie Ann Nelson “Pikes Peak. America’s Mountain. You are now on top of the most visited mountain in North America.” These are the first words of an educational video that plays over and over and over for the thousands of visitors who enter the Pikes Peak Summit House. I know. . . I’ve […]

baking at high altitude

Baking at High Altitude

While Teller County is an ideal environment for training athletes, it is a challenge in the kitchen. The higher up you go, the lower the air pressure allowing for expansion of gases. Apparently, this effects just about every living thing. For years, when it came to baking, I took the advice of my friends but […]

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2014 Fourth of July

The Woodland Park Old Fashioned Fourth of July and Friday Farmer’s Market were both a big hit today.  Tons of fun photos showcasing civic organizations, city officials, and our community spirit. See our photos of the Old Fashioned 2014 Fourth of July Celebration in Woodland Park, Colorado.  Small town at it’s best.  We know how […]

Yogurt Machines and Topping Station

Rainbow Twist Yogurt

Peek inside the new Rainbow Twist Frozen Yogurt shop in historic downtown Woodland Park, Colorado. Local review and photos. – Photos and article by Guest Blogger Darla Childers.

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Olla Terva

Have you been to Olla Terve in the Gold Hill shopping plaza? This gem of a store is tucked away near the movie theater and offers a wide variety of products and services to improve health and well being. — Read more about this interesting local store from guest blogger – Erin Synder.

Woodland Fitness Center Woodland Park

Woodland Fitness Center

Photos and article by guest blogger: Darla Childers Woodland Fitness Center is one of the oldest gyms in Woodland Park. Owner Mary Nein, a Teller County resident of 34 years, originally owned a small fitness club called “24 Hour Gym”. In the year 2007, she built a brand new facility with expanded services and named […]

More About Woodland Park Colorado

Woodland Park, Colorado is known as a “pass-through” town, a junction for travel to other locations. It’s also been called a sleepy bedroom community adjacent to Colorado Springs.

But to the people who live and visit here, it is a unique, fun town with the personality of the modern west. We love our cowboys, outdoorsmen, and artisans alike. The passers-through don’t know what they are missing.

Woodland Park covers about 6 square miles and is surrounded by national forest which limits its growth. It is a small town of about 7,000 friendly people who are grateful for the enjoyment of living in what is a beautiful and serene natural environment.

Woodland Park Colorado - Up the Pass

In the 1880’s, with the road improvement up Ute Pass and the Midland Railway, tourism worked its way up to the town, and it still works much the same, even without the now defunct railway. Visitors come up “the pass” to get out of the smog and the heat, to hike our trails, and attend our festivals and our Farmer’s Market—one of the best in the state.

The City Above the Clouds has a moderate climate, really, the snow comes and it goes, unlike the cities on the western slope where the build-up of snow lingers from October to May. In the summertime, our daily—if we are lucky—rainstorms replenish our reservoirs and grow the beautiful wildflowers.

The city’s pavilion and cultural center often host free concerts—year ‘round. The Third Friday Art Walk is a popular event where select retailers and art galleries stay open late and wine is poured. Memorial Park, with its water feature, is a common area for picnics and gatherings.

We invite newcomers to replenish their spirit among nature’s plenty, to explore the history of Woodland Park, and to partake of the hospitality of our restaurateurs and proprietors.