About Lyons Colorado


The city of Lyons, Colorado, known as “The Double Gateway to the Rockies”, is located east of Rocky Mountain National Park in north Boulder County. It is situated below the cliff of Longs Peak and boasts breathtaking scenery and is the essence of quaint. Lyons is the perfect place for the outdoorsmen offering mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing, camping, white water kayaking, climbing, and more. Lyons is also known for it’s vibrant culture with music festivals, a rich offering of the arts, and highly sought after antique shopping. You’ll love the popular eateries in the area and the many acres of parks and open space. Lyons is the perfect place to enjoy the Colorado sunshine.

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Real Estate and Homes in Lyons Colorado

Real estate prices vary greatly by style and location. While Lyons does offer smaller single family homes starting in the $90,000 range, typical move-in ready homes sized for a family of 4 start closer to $190,000. See the list below for starting prices in Lyons.

  • Single Family Homes - Staring at $90,000
  • Farm and Ranch - Starting at $3,000,000
  • Vacant Land - Starting at $40,000

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Lyons Colorado Demographics

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    • Population (2012):No Current Census Data
    • Area: No Current Census Data
    • Elevation: 5,371 feet
    • Median Household Income: No Current Census Data
    • Density: No Current Census Data
    • Counties: Boulder
    • Property Taxes: Approximately $570 per $100,000 in value (Average of entire county; Rate will vary city by city and based on the current mill rate)
    • Sales Tax Rate: No Current Data (sale-tax.com)
    • School District: St. Vrain School District

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Lyons Commuting

Lyons is located at the confluence of North St. Vrain Creek and South St. Vrain Creek, 20 miles (32 km) east of Rocky Mountain National Park. Due to its location at the intersection of State Highway 7 and U.S. Highway 36 which lead to Rocky Mountain National Park, it is sometimes referred to as "The Double Gateway to the Rockies."
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