Northeast, Colorado Springs MLS area is located with Briargate Blvd. to the North, 1-25 to the west, Austin Bluffs Pkwy to the south and Powers Blvd. is the eastern border.
The northeast neighborhoods are filled with a multitude of both established as well as newer neighborhoods. The terrain is typically hilly and some areas such as Vista Grande, have spectacular mountain views. The newer neighborhoods are designed with schools, parks, and trail systems.
The Austin Bluffs Open Space is comprised of 584 acres. The United States Forest Service has ranked this open space as "unique" in the National Feature Inventory for its distinctive rock formations. One rock formation dates back to the Ecocene period of the Tertiary, other formations include the Denver formation, Arapahoe formation, and the Dawson arkose. Following the most recent period of regional geologic uplift, about 65 to 70 million years ago, sedimentary sandstone and arkosic sandstone units. The preservation of the Austin Bluffs Open Space was made possible through partnership and widespread community support.
Spacious clearings along Austin Bluffs make way for beautifully back dropped parks in northeast Colorado Springs. Portal Park is great for swimming in the summer and tennis players can enjoy their sport year-round at this park while Cottonwood Creek Park and Recreation Center offers an indoor wave pool and spiral water slide. Great location for your kids next birthday party. Other parks in the area are the Garden Ranch Park, Keller Park, Dublin Park, Tomah, Garden Ranch Park, Fremont Park, and the northern end of Palmer Park stretches into this area as well. Let’s not forget Pulpit Park for great trails as well.
Students looking to attend the University of Colorado here in Colorado Springs look to this northeast area for housing options. With classes within walking distance, this part of the city is a popular location for college goers.