Lyons is a town of approximately 1,800 people situated a the base of the Rocky Mountains and the confluence of the North and South St. Vrain Rivers. Its surrounding communities add another 4,000 residents to the market area. the community has more than 7,500 acres of Boulder County Open Space adjoining the town limits and nearly 150 acres of prime park land. Due to its location at the intersection of State Highway 7 and US Highway 36, which lead to Rocky Mountain National Park, Lyons is often referred to as the “Double Gateway to the Rockies”.
Lyons has a beauty, ruggedness and historical appeal that emanate from the surrounding sandstone cliffs and sandstone buildings throughout the town. It is a place where families have lived for generations and where new families are flocking to establish their roots, raise their children and retire. Downtown Lyons offers residents and visitors alike a welcoming place to shop, eat, drink and gather.