Living in Morrison Colorado
Morrison is one of Colorado’s best-kept secrets.
People love living in Morrison CO because they get to experience the best of both worlds — proximity to both the mountains and the attractions and amenities available in nearby West Denver suburban communities.
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Otherwise, read on to learn more about what this appealing foothills community has to offer.
Morrison is an ideal relocation destination for anyone looking for a tranquil, peaceful place in which to live an exciting life.
Camping, hiking, and skiing are just some of the outdoor activities that inspire locals to explore their sense of adventure. You’ll find plenty of opportunities to get out and experience the amazing landscape surrounding Morrison:
- Some of Colorado’s fourteeners are close-by (Mount Bierstadt, Mount Evans)
- Red Rocks Outdoor Amphitheatre, one of the world’s premier outdoor concert venues, is just a 15 minute drive away
- Dinosaur Ridge offers tours and hikes that are great for all ages
- Loveland Ski Area is a just a short drive away
- There is an almost endless number of parks and green-spaces in the area
Morrison may be a small, rural community (population: 434), but it also appeals to people with a more urban mindset. Locals tend to be highly educated and culturally appreciative, which gives the community an artsy vibe that appeals to a lot of people relocating from urban areas.
Best Schools in Morrison and Surrounding Communities
Jeffco Public Schools serves the Morrison community. Some of the top schools in the district include:
Red Rocks Elementary School | Grades K-6 | 17199 Highway 74, Morrison, CO 80465
Dunstan Middle School | Grades 7-8 | 1855 South Wright Street, Lakewood, CO 80228
Bear Creek High School | Grades 9-12 | 9800 West Dartmouth Place, Lakewood, CO 80227
Morrison CO Neighborhoods
With Morrison’s small population, people and homes are relatively spread out. Still, there are some gorgeous neighborhoods that you should be familiar with as you start your real estate search.
- Bear Creek Meadows
- Downtown Morrison
- East Morrison
- Fox Valley
- Friendly Hills West
- Hilldale Pines
- Turkey Creek
- West Ranch Trail
Why Living in Morrison CO is Right for You!
Living in one of the premier Rocky Mountain foothill communities will keep you close to everything that Denver has to offer while still letting you experience the authentic mountain-town lifestyle.
If you want to live in a fun and diverse community with a peaceful, laid back mentality, there’s no better choice that Morrison, Colorado.
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