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Castlewood Canyon State Park

2989 S State Highway 83, Franktown, CO 80116-8612
+1 303-688-5242
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A beautiful park to hike!

Looking for something to occupy our time and drive down to Colorado Springs, we found this gem of a... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2017
North Dakota
Always fun to visit!

This hidden canyon is close to home (Parker) and I drove by it many times before I decided to stop... read more

Reviewed 30 October 2017
Parker, Colorado
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2989 S State Highway 83, Franktown, CO 80116-8612
+1 303-688-5242
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Reviewed 1 November 2017

Looking for something to occupy our time and drive down to Colorado Springs, we found this gem of a park. Only a $7 entrance fee to hike many trails. Lots of beauty here. Lots of levels of hiking trails so plan on a good day...More

Thank smalltownNorthDakota
Reviewed 30 October 2017

This hidden canyon is close to home (Parker) and I drove by it many times before I decided to stop one afternoon. I've been back many time since then. The hike down to the creek and through the canyon is not too hard for younger...More

Thank skideepsnow
Reviewed 15 October 2017

I love Castlewood Canyon. I have taken many folks hiking here that never knew this place existed and the outcome was always the same... loved it, definitely would come back. There are miles of trails and history throughout. Great views from up on tops of...More

Thank Laura-OCCS
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

If you are afraid you missed the wonderful fall colors in Colorado, this first week in October, visit Castlewood Canyon State Park. It is about a 20 min. drive from Castlerock , Co., in the unique town of Franktown. Do pay attention to where you...More

Thank Patricia K
Reviewed 3 October 2017

A grate place to spend a sunday fall afternoon Take a lunch and enjoy, Kids and pets will have a grate time

Thank 944wallyh
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great variety of ecosystems in one place. Historical site of dam failure, and lots of great hiking, for any level.

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Varied terrain with Cherry Creek flowing through it. Nice for day hikes and definitely dog friendly (lots of access to the stream if Fido needs to cool off). Pretty scenery and the remnants of the dam are fun to explore. There's also rock climbing if...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Castlewood Canyon State Park is about 20 minutes from our home in Parker. Our grand kids live in Florida and come each summer. A favorite place to hike and catch crawdads is at Castlewood.

Thank bevejo43
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I love this place! A great spot for a day hike. Make sure to watch the short video at the welcome center in order to get a brief history of the breached dam you will see along the trail and the flood that made it...More

Thank strongphoto
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Beautiful close in hiking and amazing views! Castlewood Canyon is very close to Denver and an amazing location. Beautiful views and a fantastic hike. Lots of great scenery and great photo options. Worth a morning hike time!

Thank S B
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Felicia M
19 March 2017|
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Response from Frances C | Reviewed this property |
No, it's too rugged for a stroller. Sorry!