Lone Tree is a suburb of Denver, located 18 miles from the capital city of Colorado, in the United States. It is situated in the south-metro area of the city, and has a population of less than 5,000.
The suburb of Denver share’s the capital’s economy, which is primarily based on the industries of government, transportation, education, and high-technology. Communications companies with office space or facilities in Denver include Qwest Communications, Dish Network Corporation, Starz-Encore, DIRECTV, and Comcast. Energy and mining are two additional aspects of the areas financial well-being. Companies in the area in these industries include EnCana, Halliburton, Smith International, Rio Tinto Group, Newmont Mining, Noble Energy, and Anadarko. The federal government also has many interests in the Denver area including the Denver Federal Center, the Denver Mint and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Lone Tree is located near Cherry Creek State Park. This park features an 880-acre reservoir that is often used by powerboats, sailboats, and paddle craft. There is a popular imported-sand swim beach on the north-eastern side of the lake, along with 12 miles of paved roads and 35 miles of multi-use trails. These trails are used by runners, cyclists, cross-country skiers, and horseback riders. There is also camping, picnicking, bird watching, fishing, and facilities for radio-controlled aircraft and an outdoor shooting range. Dining options in Lone Tree include Via Baci, Earls Restaurant, Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant, John Holly’s Asian Bistro, and the White Chocolate Grill.
The closest major airport to Lone Tree, Colorado is Denver International Airport (DEN/KDEN). This airport is in Denver, Colorado and is 36 miles from the suburb. Lone Tree is situated at the intersection of Interstate 470 and 25, which runs through the center of Denver and directly links the city with Colorado Springs and Fort Collins. The suburb is serviced by the RTD Light Rail from Lincoln Station on Park Meadows Drive, which runs many routes throughout the city. The RTD bus service also has numerous connections between Lone Park and the wider Denver area.