The Ute Pass area is a historic area located along the mountain pass between El Paso and Teller Counties. This area consists of a few small towns; Green Mountain Falls, Cascade and Chipita Park.
This area is named for the Ute Indians that used to traverse this mountain pass from their home in the Shining Mountains (Rockies) down to the Springs in Manitou.
The Ute Pass area doesn’t have many real commercial entities to speak of. There are a handful of restaurants, a bar, post office and a Liquor Store.
This area is in the Manitou Springs District #14 attendance area. Ute Pass Elementary school is located in this area but secondary students are bussed to Manitou.
People live in this area for the ambiance. This area feels like pure mountain living because in this area, you’re surrounded by nature and mountains everywhere you look. Residents of this area don’t mind a little travel for groceries because their surroundings are why the live in Colorado.