Morrison Colorado homes near Red Rocks are located just 30 minutes from metro Denver. Morrison is known as “The Nearest Faraway Place.”
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Most people in the Denver metro area know Morrison for its famous Red Rocks Park and Amphitheater. For many years, world-class quality entertainers have been holding concerts at Red Rocks, in the sun, rain and snow.
Bear Creek runs through the center of the historic town. There are charming shops and restaurants. Biking enthusiasts will thoroughly enjoy the trail system.
Morrison has its share of dinosaurs. The first remains were discovered in the late 1800’s. Today the Morrison Natural History Museum displays some of the fossils found by Arthur Lakes, who discovered the area. Dinosaur Ridge is a must for an outing with the dinosaurs.
A “must” visit for all area residents is The Fort. This nationally acclaimed restaurant is housed in a wonder two-story Pueblo Revival building that is an exact replica of Bent’s Fort. In 2006, it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places. It offers a wide variety of dishes, including buffalo, wild game and fowl.
Tiny Town is a fun experience for young and old. Tiny Town’s colorful history began in 1915, and was opened to the public in 1920. This miniature town has been delighting children ever since. Ride the tiny steam train and enjoy walking through the town.
Real estate of all types can be found in Morrison Colorado. The area offers buyers of Morrison CO real estate a choice of mountain living as well as suburban. The subdivisions of Friendly Hills and Harriman Park are just two of the more suburban areas that have a Morrison address
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Friendly Hills has easy access to C-460 and US 285 (Hampden Ave.). There are wonderful ranch two-story and tri-level style homes. The age of the homes ranges from the early 1970’s to early 2000’s. Weaver Park and Pool are within walking or biking distance of Friendly Hills homes.
The Homestead neighborhood is a lovely mountain community. It is located off of US 285 and it is roughly 10 minutes from C-470. Generally homes in the area are executive residences. Prices range from $500,000+. It’s a very quiet and private area. Enjoy sitting on your deck watching the wildlife.
Indian Hills was once a summer campground for the Ute Indians. As settlers began to move in, John Parmalee set up a sawmill to supply the fast growing cities in the 1860’s. As time went on, many Denverites built summer homes to escape the heat of the city. Housing is eclectic and interesting. For more information about the history of Indian Hills, click here.
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Bear Creek, Bear Creek South, Bear Mountain, Belleview Ridge, The Bluffs, Brookmont, Dakotah Pointe, Deer Creek, Fenders, Friendly Hills, Gems Park Estates, Harriman Park, Hilldale Pines, Hillview, The Homestead, Indian Hills, Morrison, Peaceful Hills, Pine Park Estates, Red Rocks, Rockwood Estates, Rossman Gulch, Springhill, Tiny Town, Trappers Glen, North Turkey Creek, South Turkey Creek, Turkey Creek, Twin Forks, West Ranch, Westgate, Willowbrook, Willow Springs.
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