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Lone Tree is part of one of the fastest growing areas in Colorado, being in Douglas County and South Metro Denver. Douglas County is one of the quickest growing counties in Colorado, both with population and income level. Lone Tree is expanding very rapidly, especially for families with children. The city has undergone a large transformation from a sparsely populated suburb of Denver on the edge of Castle Rock to a metropolitan commercial and business center with hip food options, entertainment for families, and outdoor activities suitable for all ages. The population is expected to boom even further over the next two decades, which will bring even more urbanization to the town that used to be a home for more wildlife than people only twenty years ago.
Lone Tree has countless options for fine or casual dining as well as both indoor and outdoor entertainment or sports activities. Lone Tree is relatively close to the foothills of Colorado, the southern city of Castle Rock, and the capital city of Denver.
Lone Tree indoor entertainment options include iFly Indoor Skydiving Facility, Bowlero Bowling Alley and Party Venue, and UAMeadows 12 Movie Theatre. Park Meadows is one of Colorado’s most well-established malls, and it has grown in the past decade both in the food and shops offered as well as with an outdoor shopping area. The Outlets at Castle Rock serve as an additional close location for commercial interests. For physical health and exercise, Lone Tree has the Lone Tree Recreation Center. The Recreation Center contains an indoor swimming pool, many gyms, and opportunities for classes.
Lone Tree is home to Park Meadows Mall, which contains restaurants such as The White Chocolate Grill, PF Chang’s, and Red Robin. Other dining options include Chipotle, Costa Vida, Noodles and Company, John Holly’s, Mellow Mushroom, and 5 Guys burgers and Fries. Lone Tree is home to one of the most famous brunch chains in Colorado, Snooze, which features local ingredients on the menu, and is expanding across the country. Lone Tree’s close proximity to downtown Denver also makes accessible urban activities and restaurants. Lone Tree has multiple grocery stores, including Costco and Safeway.
Lone Tree is home to a large golf course and hotel area. Lone Tree is made up of many running trails and biking trails for inhabitants and visitors alike. The bluffs at the southern part of the city offer these trails as well as hiking possibilities. Lone Tree is only approximately 30 minutes from Red Rocks, which offers more hiking, biking, and running trails as well as a venue for outdoor concerts. Additionally, its suburban location in South Metro Denver makes Lone Tree not far from Castle Rock, which offers other activities.