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Fort Carson, CO

Fort Carson, CO


Fort Carson, CO

Read here to learn about moving to Fort Carson

Moving to Fort Carson puts you near Colorado Springs and just 40 miles north of Pueblo, Colorado. If you’ve been relocated to Fort Carson, this “Family First” Division has a mission to train, deploy, and sustain brigade units of action. It’s commonly referred to as the “Best Hometown in the Army – Home of America’s Best.”

After your military relocation to Fort Carson, you and your family will want to settle in. For newcomers just moving to Fort Carson, welcome to the “Mountain Post” where your first stop should be at the Family Connection. The Family Connection offers a wide array of services to all soldiers and their family members, such as:

  1. Computer Lab with email, internet, printers, etc.
  2. Homebuyer’s Workshop providing helpful knowledge regarding how to buy a home
  3. Multicultural Support with groups for German, Spanish, and Korean family members.
  4. Newcomers Orientation to help you learn more about the programs and services available at Fort Carson.
  5. Loan Closet full of items to help you while your household goods are being shipped; items like pots, pans, dishes, cots, car seats, vacuums, etc., are temporarily available for your convenience.

Military Relocation tip! Choose U-Pack for your military move and you won’t wait weeks for your items! U-Pack completes most moves in 2-5 business days instead of the 3-6 weeks of other military movers!

Moving to Fort Carson – Visiting Pueblo, Colorado

After moving to Fort Carson and getting settled in, you may want to spend some of your time off visiting Pueblo, Colorado. This beautiful city – population 126,595 – is a short drive from base and opens the door for you and your family to enjoy a variety of recreational activities. Pueblo is also the home of the state’s single largest event, the Colorado State Fair, held each summer. Other attractions found in Pueblo include:

  • Lake Pueblo State Park – here you’ll find camping, group pavilions, biking along a paved trail, picnicking, horseback riding, skiing, and exciting water activities like swimming, boating, whitewater rafting, sailboarding, and fishing.
  • Pueblo Zoo – this enchanting park is open year round for you to stroll through the Serengeti Safari, the Australian Outback, enjoy an Asian Adventure, and many other magical places.
  • Rosemount Museum – this 37-room mansion was built in 1893 as the home of John A. and Margaret Thatcher and is called “Colorado’s Crown Jewel.”
  • Pueblo Weisbrod Aircraft Museum – come here to browse through military aircraft that has been preserved and restored for display.

Resources for moving to Fort Carson

Base Website
Newcomer Information
Family, Morale, Welfare and Recreation
Online Magazine

The service center for Fort Carson, CO is located in Colorado Springs, CO.

Information about Fort Carson, CO

Est. Population: 13219
County: Elpaso
Latitude: 38.7667
Longitude: -104.8167
Zip Codes: 80902
80913