East Colorado Springs is a community located in Cold Springs, El Paso County, Colorado. It is a part of the Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. It borders the south of Northeast Colorado Spring, west of Cimarron Hills, north of Colorado Springs, and east of West Colorado Springs.
Interstate 25 forms a natural boundary to the west. CanAm Highway or North Nevada Avenue runs parallel and passes through and adjoining the community with Colorado Springs. East Platte Avenue forms a natural border to the south. Constitution Avenue enters from the northwest running diagonally towards North Union Boulevard and continues to head straight towards the east. North Union Boulevard runs north-south while North Circle Drives runs parallel about 1.6km to the east.
Smack dabbed in the middle of the community is the Patty Jewett Golf Course on East Espanol Street. The rest of the parks and trails in the community occupy the northeast area and can be accessed by taking North Prospect Road and then taking Paseo Road traveling towards the northeast reaching Palmer Park Trail CaveOutlook, and other nearby parks such as Palmer Park trails, Views At Palmer Park, Grandview Overlook, Palmer Park Dog Park, Palmer Park Trailhead, Lazy Land, and Mesa Trail Scenic Overlook, Palmer Park. Colorado Springs Country Club is accessible via Templeton Gap Road.
East Colorado Springs is home to U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Training Center located on Olympic Plaza, just around the corner is the UCHealth Memorial Hospital Central on East Boulder Street. Other tertiary hospitals include Boulder Medical Building, and UCHealth – Memorial Administrative Center. The Citadel Mall occupies the southeast corner of the community along with other shopping stores like Sportsman’s Warehouse, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and Guitar Center. While Walmart Neighborhood Market is on North Union Boulevard right across from Patty Jewett Golf Course.
Places of education serving the area include North Middle School, Taylor Elementary School, Roy J. Wasson Academic Campus, John J. Audubon Elementary School, James Irwin Charter Academy, Colorado Springs Charter Academy, and St. Mary’s High School, and Divine Redeemer Catholic School.
East Colorado Springs Coordinates: 38.8605° N, 104.7871° W