About Us

Bounded on the north by the National Audubon Society’s Kiowa Creek wild bird sanctuary and Pine Cone Ranch subdivision to the south, Pine Cone Acres was established by Wakonda Western, Inc. as a rural residential area. The development contains 45 tracts of approximately 5 acres each. The original Declared Protective Covenants were established and filed with the County in June 1968. Since that time, the homeowners have assumed responsibility for the operation of the Pine Cone Acres Homeowners Association, forming a not-for-profit corporation in 1995.

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Schools, Shopping, and More

  Pine Cone Acres students attend the most desirable award-winning schools in Academy School District 20. Black Forest is home to Edith Wolford Elementary School and School In The Woods. Black Forest offers a wide variety of worship, restaurants, a gas station, our log cabin Community Center, and its very own post office/general store. For shopping enthusiasts, we are … Continue reading Schools, Shopping, and More

Black Forest Directory

Important Resources: Black Forest Fire Department & Fire Mitigation Resources Septic Regulations – Transfer of Title Inspections Colorado Division of Water Resources Friends of Black Forest Preservation Plan Cherokee Metropolitan District – Sundance Water Project Black Forest Slash Program Black Forest Community Club Black Forest Together Black Forest Post Office & General Store 719-495-4498 Black … Continue reading Black Forest Directory

Wildlife and Nature

  In addition to nice neighbors, Pine Cone Acres provides frequent sightings of native wild life; deer, elk, a local moose, fox, rabbits, coyotes, wild turkey and even the occasional bear. Bird watchers and bird feeders will enjoy the abundant bird population including Woodpeckers, several varieties of Hummingbirds, Finches, Dark-eyed Juncos, Pine Siskins, Treecreepers, Ring-necked Doves, Chickadees, Nuthatches, … Continue reading Wildlife and Nature

Spirit Trees

Black Forest has a unique history dating back to the first inhabitants in Colorado. The Ute Indians lived and hunted up and down the Front Range. Throughout the Ute ancestral land, many scarred trees have been identified and recorded by the Pikes Peak Historical Society. These scarred trees can date as far back as the 1400s. The Ute’s … Continue reading Spirit Trees