Broomfield, Colorado is located along Highway 36. Located midway between Denver and Boulder, Broomfield is an ideal home base for commuters to either city, since the drive only takes about 20 minutes. Although Denver International Airport is less than an hour away, Broomfield offers its own Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport operating 24 hours a day.
Families living with children will appreciate the educational opportunities in the area. Both public and private schools serve the K-12 age range, and there are several college options including Metro State College and Front Range Community College located nearby. Colorado University campuses operate in both Boulder and Denver, and private universities within driving distance include Regis University, Devry, the University of Phoenix, and Denver University. About one-third of Broomfield residents have earned a Bachelor's degree or higher.
Broomfield has long been noted for its commitment to maintaining open spaces and outdoor recreational opportunities. Over 63 parks dot the local area. These include amenities such as baseball and soccer fields as well as tennis courts and developmentally appropriate playground sets. The Open Space and Trails Division of the city government maintains a system of hiking trails for residents and visitors to enjoy, most of them located in the thousands of acres of natural habitat maintained by the city. In the summer, the city sponsors open-air concerts and cultural festivals.
The city is committed to a controlled growth model that will enhance and maintain the feeling of community that residents share. Search for Broomfield homes for sale now!