Lone Tree

Family-friendly, with an urban feel in a suburban setting

Welcome to Lone Tree

Developed as a city that served as a national model for growth, Lone Tree is a delightful mix of open space and responsible development. Conveniently located at the intersection of I-25 and C470, the commute to Downtown Denver is fast and easy. The city’s light-rail system is easily accessible and ideally suited to local and business commuters. Thoughtful development includes wide bike lanes, unobstructed views of snow-capped peaks and easy access to miles of greenbelts, hiking and biking trails. 

A suburban city with an urban flair, Lone Tree boasts first-class shopping and dining in a serene setting. Gorgeous views surround the area, from awesome views of Colorado mountain ranges to Downtown Denver’s twinkling lights. Lone Tree is nationally recognized as a wonderful place to live and families reap the benefit of the top-rated Douglas County schools.

What to Love

  • Unique combination of urban life in a quiet setting
  • Easy access to areas across Colorado via I-25 and C-470
  • Fabulous shopping, dining and cultural

Local Lifestyle

Residents appreciate Lone Tree’s convenient location just south of Denver. RTD’s light rail makes it simple to commute to Downtown Denver for work or fun. Foodies love the great variety of restaurants in the area, while outdoor enthusiasts take full advantage of nearby hiking, biking and walking options. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Lone Tree is truly a shopper’s paradise, and the incomparable Park Meadows Mall is the place to go for great finds and great food. Colorado’s largest indoor shopping center, the beautifully designed mall is reminiscent of an alpine ski lodge, with local artists showcasing beautiful works of art. National brands and local merchants reflect the beauty and bounty of all things Colorado. Lone Tree Arts Center is a wonderful venue featuring a variety of performing arts, from plays, dance performances and live music.

Lone Tree Golf Club offers residents a chance to enjoy the stunning Colorado scenery on a beautifully manicured course with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains. Stay for lunch at the well-appointed clubhouse, featuring great food and impeccable service. South Suburban Recreation District includes one of Lone Tree’s most-beautiful and largest parks. The park features walking and biking trails, grassy meadows, and a lovely pond for spotting wildlife.

The historic Schweiger Ranch offers community events throughout the year. Visit the site to learn the history of settlers in Colorado and explore what mining and homesteading were like in the early days.

Sky Ridge Medical is a state-of-the-art hospital center that offers various services, including emergency care. The facility if staffed by some of the area’s top physicians and surgeons.

Things to Do

Throughout the year, Lone Tree brings the community together with popular events such as The Independence Day celebration at Prairie Sky Park, featuring a parade, family events and a stunning fireworks display. Merry Days is a series of holiday events celebrating winter and the holiday spirit. Light a community Christmas tree, create holiday crafts at the library, visit Santa and explore an authentic European Christmas market.

The suburb of Lone Tree embraces the entire family, including the four-legged variety. Summer brings Wag and Romp, an held event at the Cook Creek Pool where dogs can swim, splash and even strut their stuff in the obstacle course. In the fall, the city celebrates the change of seasons with the Schweiger Ranch Fall Festival, featuring events such as pumpkin patches, carriage rides, and other fall favorites.


Lone Tree is served by the highly rated Douglas County School District.


Overview for Lone Tree, CO

13,701 people live in Lone Tree, where the median age is 41.2 and the average individual income is $76,509. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

41.2 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Lone Tree, CO

Lone Tree has 5,991 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lone Tree do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 13,701 people call Lone Tree home. The population density is 1,396.88 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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49.27 / 50.73%

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Schools in Lone Tree, CO

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The following schools are within or nearby Lone Tree. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Creme De La Creme Colorado
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Eagle Ridge Elementary School
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