Black Forest is an enumeration assigned place in El Paso County, Colorado, close Colorado Springs. The populace was 13,116 at the 2010 evaluation. Dark Forest is named such for the high thickness of Ponderosa Pines situated in a for the most part little region. In 2006, inhabitants voted against a proposition to join as a city. The region initially stretched out from Divide, Colorado, through the present arranging territory and east along the Platte-Arkansas Divide to a point where the Ponderosa Pines dispersed. By and large the Pineries incorporated a 1,000 square mile region. In spite of the fact that the inception of the name isn't clear, that bit of the Pineries north of Colorado Springs wound up known as the "Dark Forest" by when the new century rolled over.