Green Mountain is a residential neighborhood located in Lakewood, Colorado, approximately 13 miles southwest of Denver. The area is named for its nearness to Green Mountain, part of the Colorado Front Range, and is known for its lush verdant landscape. The actual Green Mountain has a summit of 6,855 feet and is used recreationally by a multitude of people in the nearby Denver community. The mountain boasts over 2,400 acres of space to explore, hike, run and picnic.
The Green Mountain neighborhood lies to the southeast of West Alameda Parkway, a road that goes around the outskirts of the mountain. Other major motorways include Morrison Road, Jewell Avenue and Bear Creek Boulevard. From Green Mountain, downtown Denver averages a 25-minute commute by car.
Green Mountain has a wide array of amenities. The area holds numerous eateries and pizzerias, as well as a grocery store. Besides the mountain itself, the neighborhood boasts a number of local recreational parks, including Hutchinson Park, Coyote Gulch Park and Lower Ravine Park. Green Mountain is also within close driving distance of the Red Rocks Amphitheater, a gorgeous outdoor concert venue that hosts a hodgepodge of eclectic musical acts.