Lone Tree

Lone Tree is situated south of Denver, approximately 18 miles southeast of downtown Denver. The city is bordered by the cities of Centennial and Highlands Ranch to the west, Parker to the east, and Castle Pines to the south. The city is easily accessible by major highways including Interstate 25 and C-470, making it a convenient location for both residents and visitors.

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Lone Tree is a city located in Douglas County, Colorado, United States. In the early 20th century, the Lone Tree area became a popular destination for tourists due to its natural beauty and proximity to Denver. Visitors would come to the area to hike, camp, and enjoy the outdoors.

In the 1970s, the area around Lone Tree began to grow rapidly as the Denver metropolitan area expanded. The construction of Interstate 25 and the Denver Tech Center brought more people and businesses to the area, and the city of Lone Tree was incorporated in 1995.

Today, Lone Tree is a thriving community with a population of over 14,000 people. The city is home to several parks and recreational areas, including the Bluffs Regional Park and the Lone Tree Golf Club. It is also home to the Lone Tree Arts Center, which hosts a variety of cultural events and performances throughout the year.


Lone Tree is generally described as a peaceful, family-friendly community with a suburban feel. The city is known for its safe neighborhoods, excellent schools, and well-maintained parks and trails. Many residents enjoy spending time outdoors, whether it's hiking in the nearby mountains or taking a stroll through one of the local parks.

Lone Tree also has a vibrant cultural scene, with a variety of arts and entertainment options, including the Lone Tree Arts Center and the Lone Tree Symphony Orchestra. The city is home to several shopping centers, including the Park Meadows Mall, which attracts visitors from across the Denver metro area.

Overall, Lone Tree has a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere, with a strong sense of community spirit. It's a great place to raise a family, enjoy the outdoors, and take advantage of the many amenities and attractions that the city has to offer.

Activities and attractions

  1. Park Meadows Mall: This shopping mall is one of the largest in Colorado and features over 200 stores, restaurants, and entertainment options.

  2. Bluffs Regional Park: This 243-acre park offers hiking trails, picnic areas, and scenic views of the Front Range mountains.

  3. Lone Tree Arts Center: This performing arts center hosts a variety of cultural events, including concerts, theater productions, and dance performances.

  4. Lone Tree Golf Club: This public golf course features 18 holes of championship golf, a driving range, and a clubhouse with a restaurant and bar.

  5. Sweetwater Park: This park features playgrounds, picnic areas, and a splash pad for kids to cool off in during the summer.

  6. Prairie Sky Park: This park features walking trails, a playground, and a disc golf course.

  7. Hiking and biking trails: Lone Tree is home to several trails for hiking and biking, including the East/West Regional Trail, which runs through several parks in the area.







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Lone Tree Schools

Lone Tree has numerous high quality schools in the area as well as in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Acres Green Elementary School

• Public • Grades PK-6 
• 566 students • 17 student/teacher

Eagle Ridge Elementary School

• Public • Grades PK-6 
• 582 students • 18 student/teacher


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Cresthill Middle School

• Public • Grades 7-8 
• 826 students • 18 student/teacher


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Lone Tree Elementary School

• Public • Grades PK-6 
• 436
students • 19 student/teacher


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Highlands Ranch High School

• Public • Grades 9-12 
• 1676
students • 19 student/teacher


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