About Tri-Lakes

The area occupied by Tri-Lakes real estate is names as such for the three lakes of Woodmoor, Monument and Palmer Lake. This area is located in the northwest corner of El Paso County, with Douglas County to the north and Pike National Forest to the west. Most of the homes for sale in Tri-Lakes, CO are located in more rural, small towns surrounded by hills and grasslands, forests, and mountains. Sitting along the Front Range of the Rockies, Tri-Lakes is about 7,000 feet above sea level, higher than its neighbor 45 minutes to the north, Denver. It’s also only 20 minutes from downtown Colorado Springs, making Tri-Lakes homes perfectly situated for those who want a quieter, mountain-like environment without sacrificing convenience.

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Monument, Palmer Lake, and Woodmoor homes for sale generally sit on larger lots, offering more seclusion. Popular neighborhoods in the Tri-Lakes area include Higby, Bent Tree, Jackson Creek, and King’s Deer, but there are many more.

King’s Deer is one of the newer developments in the Tri-Lakes area. It’s just east of Monument and was built on the high-end King’s Deer golf course, with lots starting around $200,000 and custom homes available starting at around $500,000.

Other high-end neighborhoods include Bent Tree to the east, Shiloh Pines to the west near Pike National Forest, and Woodmoor, which surrounds the exquisite Woodmoor Country Club. Of course, if you’re looking for more rustic homes or horse properties in the Tri-Lakes real estate scene, Palmer Lake, Wakonda Hills, Red Rock Ranch, and Arrowwood are all solid and generally affordable options.


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The Tri-Lakes area, from Monument to Palmer Lake to Woodmoor, is just a short drive from Denver and Colorado Springs, but is also well-equipped on it’s own, so you won’t have to go far to find the convenience you want. Historic Downtown Monument offers small shops, restaurants, and amenities to please those who love a smaller town lifestyle. Many historic buildings line 2nd and Washington Streets, and nearly everything is locally owned. Palmer Lake also features many popular boutiques, coffee shops, and restaurants while maintaining rural-town charm. Woodmoor, located to the east of I25, is somewhat more developed and close to larger chain stores like Home Depot and Kohl’s, along with restaurants like Texas Roadhouse and Jimmy John’s. All these conveniences are also easily accessible from Monument or Palmer Lake.


Students living in Tri-Lakes usually attend schools in the Lewis-Palmer School District #38.

Elementary: Bear Creek Elementary, Antelope Trails Elementary, & Lewis-Palmer Elementary School
Middle: Lewis-Palmer Middle School
High: Lewis-Palmer High & Palmer Ridge High School

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