Relocation Guide

Based on US Census reports for the previous decade, Park County Colorado had the fifth fastest growing population among counties in the United States during the 1990's. It is not hard to see why once you have the opportunity to experience life in the Platte Canyon region.

Real Estate

Good Friends - Good Neighbors

The Platte Canyon region is made up of several communities including Bailey, Grant, Pine and Shawnee. The area offers the best of both worlds, rural mountain splendor and quick, easy access to Metro Denver. Residents respect the beauty and charm of the mountains. The homes in the area offer a variety of choices for the consumer. Whether you are looking for land to build on, acreage for horses, or more traditional suburban style communities, the Platte Canyon region has it available to fit your budget.

Schools

Platte Canyon School District #1

The Platte Canyon School District is one of the finest in the state of Colorado. The district focuses on preparing students academically for the competitive nature of today's marketplace. The district stresses the importance of fundamentals. The local school board is very open and accessible to the public and encourages public participation. The Platte Canyon School district's grade school, middle school and high school consistently score high or excellent ratings for academic performance on the state assessments (CSAP).

Recreation

Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall

No matter what your favorite outdoor recreational activity is, the Platte Canyon area can fulfill it. From fly fishing along the South Platte river to hiking on the Ben Tyler trail through the Lost Creek Wilderness.
The Platte Canyon region has areas for horseback riding, cross-country skiing, hiking, mountain biking, camping, fishing, and trails for motorized vehicles as well. If downhill skiing and snowboarding are your interest, the Platte Canyon area is close to Summit County, home to four of the states finest ski resorts. The Platte Canyon region is the ideal location for the outdoor enthusiast.