Living the Life in Pine
Sure, if you blink, you may miss it, but you’d be doing your sight a disservice, so stay alert when in Pine, Colorado. This mountainous and not-so-little village that straddles both Park and Jefferson Counties is home to around 3,500 people who come for the views and stay for the quality of life. Pine is part of unincorporated Jefferson County and sits in the foothills at 8,448 feet. This town screams historical, and if charm is what you’re after, charm is what you’ll get.
Looking to live in a rustic oasis? Pine, Colorado awaits.
Why Live in Pine?
With quaint cottages, camping galore, lakeside living, and enough stunning settings to make your head spin, Pine runs the gamut when it comes to the mountain lifestyle. Houses come in every shape and size, and you can find places that are super-hidden gems or just slightly off the beaten path.
With just under 30 miles separating Pine from Denver, heading to the city for a bite or a show is highly encouraged, especially when you get to come home to your mountainside escape nestled in the pines.
Want more reasons to live in Pine:
- Several elementary, middle, and high schools to choose from in the surrounding areas
- Low property taxes
- A surplus of wildlife and outdoor activities
- Small-town life (next door to big-town fun)
Eating, Drinking, Shopping, and Fun in Pine
The locals have more than enough to fill their bellies with food, drinks, and laughs in the Pine area. Ask any of them about The Bucksnort Saloon, and you’ll get an earful. Not only is the location a historical landmark (it was a mercantile in the 1800s), but its spelling is a cause for debate. Not in the mood for a taste of the wild, wild west? No problem. Head to Zoka's for a feast to write home about.
Up for some shopping? The Pine Emporium is a sweet little antique spot that has everything but the kitchen sink. And sometimes it even has the kitchen sink. You’re sure to find what you’re looking for and loads of things you weren’t!
And you won’t want to miss June’s annual Rhubarb Festival; the whole town will be there rooting for their favorite rhubarb dish and eagerly anticipating the parade, live music, vendors, and games. It’s a family favorite! Looking for something a little closer to 285? Check out all that Pine Junction has to offer from the Pine Post Office and Moore Lumber and Ace Hardware to Elk Creek Music Studio and Cruz-In Drive-Thru.
Adventure in Pine
Wherever you are in Colorado, you’re bound to find adventure. But when you’re in Pine, it’s oh-so-close. With camping, snowshoeing, fishing, hiking, biking, sledding, and tubing at almost every corner, you have almost every outdoor activity any outdoor enthusiast could hope for.
Not in the mood for adventure? Take a nap by Pine Lake, relax in your hammock, read a book among the Jefferson County Open Space trees, or picnic under the stars. Whatever you choose to do in the Pine outdoors, you won’t be disappointed.
Check out these stunning venues in or around Pine:
Are you ready to start living your dream life in the foothills of Pine, Colorado? I’m Victoria, let’s talk.
- Pine Valley Ranch Park, Pine, Colorado
- Meyer Ranch Park, Morrison, Colorado
- Reynolds Park (part of Jeffco’s Open Space), Pine, Colorado
- Staunton State Park, Pine, Colorado
- Red Rocks Amphitheater, Morrison, Colorado