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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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Great park year round

I love Castlewood Canyon. I have taken many folks hiking here that never knew this place existed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Gorgeous Fall Color Right Now!!

If you are afraid you missed the wonderful fall colors in Colorado, this first week in October... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Patricia K
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2989 S State Highway 83, Franktown, CO 80116-8612
+1 303-688-5242
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Ellen S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 6 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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This is a beautiful park, there are 2 "sides" that you can enter. It is know to be a habitat for rattle snakes so being cautious is must. Great variety of terrain for all ages and skill level.

Thank Melissa C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This state park is great to visit if you want to go hiking but don't have the time to trek west to the hills. It has great trails and interesting canyons. We've been here many times as it offers trails for all levels so if...More

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