Peterson AFB Homes and Condos for Sale

Peterson Air Force Base, Colorado, is in El Paso County. It is adjacent to the City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport, preparing runways for the Municipal Airport. The history of Peterson AFB goes back to 1926 and the Colorado Springs Army Air Base at the Municipal Airport. It was named Peterson AFB in 1942 to honor 1st Lt. Edward J. Peterson, following his death in the line of duty. Air Force Space Command, created in 1982, headquarters at Peterson AFB. Also located at Peterson AFB is the 21st Space Wing.

There are an amazing number of fun things to do around the Peterson AFB area. There are over 8,000 acres of park areas for public use. The Garden of the Gods, with its red rock formations at the base of Pikes Peak, offers hiking, biking and wildlife viewing in the 1,400-acre park. Barr Trail ascends the east side of Pikes Peak and is a popular hiking trail. Rivers, lakes, and reservoirs offer multiple opportunities for aquatic recreation. There are trout streams for anglers, and warm-water fisheries keep the area stocked with catfish, bass, and walleye. Mountain fishing offers ice fishing for pike, trout and landlocked salmon. There are also freestone rivers for great whitewater rafting adventures and the lakes offer water skiing, canoeing, and kayaking. There are baseball games to see and rodeo competitions to check out. You will find a variety of things from zoos to fine art theatres in this diverse community. History lovers will be delighted in the museums and historic buildings.

The real estate in this area includes older bungalows, ranches surrounded by trees, and modern homes in newer neighborhoods. The Peterson AFB community is a strong supporter of the community they share, including community outreach as a sign of camaraderie with their neighbors. The 21st Space Wing partners with School District 11, offering support for school events in the highly rated district. The climate is also a plus as most areas do not have extreme temperatures. When taking into account the vast amount of outdoor activities, the wide history, and the cultural features of the area, you can be assured that this is a must-consider destination for home buyers searching in the Peterson AFB area. If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in Peterson AFB, Colorado, please contact us today and allow us to assist you.

Peterson AFB Homes and Condos for Sale

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