Fountain, Colorado is in El Paso county and has an elevation of 5,545 feet above sea level. The Pikes Peak MLS map would have the northern border of Fountain on Deerfield Hills/ Peterson Road, The West Side would be Ft. Carson, and the Southside would be County Line Road and the eastside would be Schriever AFB. The City of Fountain has this to say about Fountain “Fountain is pure Colorado from its attractive views of Pikes Peak and the Front Range, to rolling hills, recreation parks and trails, and history of agriculture. Fountain boasts the charming aspects of country living with the urban amenities of great restaurants and stores. Located along I-25 and Fountain Creek, Fountain retains a friendly small-town atmosphere and quick access to Colorado Springs. Fountain is located 10 miles south of downtown Colorado Springs and just east of Fort Carson. Fountain and the Colorado Springs suburbs of Security and Widefield make up the "Fountain Valley" community. The Big Johnson Reservoir is located in Fountain, Colorado.
You have Fountain Creek Park: It is a spectacular location for introducing people to a plains/riparian/wetlands ecosystem in an otherwise dry and arid climate. Fountain Creek Nature Center was completed in 1992 by resolution of the Board of County Commissioners and is situated on a terrace overlooking the Fountain Creek floodplain. It offers a unique window into the park. Five biological communities, the creek, woodlands, meadow, marsh and pond are represented here and host a wide diversity of wildlife including over 280 species of birds.
Fort Carson is an Army base and the bulk of the residence living in Fountain work at Ft Carson. The 137,000-acre installation extends southward into Pueblo and Fremont county. Ft Carson is one of the 5 military bases surrounding Colorado Springs and is one of the major employers here in Colorado Springs, Colorado.