The East area of Colorado Springs has Powers Blvd as its eastern border, Platte Blvd as its western border, The Northeast are to the north and Downtown to the West. This section of town consists of mostly established neighborhoods. You will find the homes here mostly built in the late 50’s thru the early 1980’s. So you will get all sizes of homes and moderately priced homes vs say the west, southwest or Rockrimmon areas. There are a few newer subdivisions. This area offers an easy commute to Peterson Air Force Base or the Citadel Mall area. These homes and neighborhood are served by School District 11.
The Citadel Mall, Murray Square Shopping Center and Rustic Hills North Shopping Center offer plenty of stores for mom, while dad enjoys a day at the Colorado Springs Country Club. The younger kids will be entertained at Audubon, Wasson, or Jefferson Parks and the teens can sport their talents at the Gary Barry Stadium astro turf field used for school District 11 sporting events.
Enjoy a magnificent view of the city from beautiful Palmer Park. In 1902 William Jackson Palmer the founder of Colorado Springs donated this 692 acres to Colorado Springs. In the park will also find great hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails along with a myriad of quaint picnic areas. Palmer Park is a regional park in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which is also the largest park inside of the metro areas. Located at 3650 Maizeland Road, the part is several miles northeast of the downtown are. Elevation Outdoors Magazine named it the Best Urban Park in its Best of the Rockies 2017 list. Also in the park is the Therapeutic Riding Center and stables at Mark Reyner Stables. They offer a large outdoor arena, a heated indoor arena, multiple riding trails, Full boarding and riding lessons. A great place to visit that is for sure