Fun for Everyone!

Castle Rock is a haven for the outdoor enthusiast.  Hiking and biking trails have been expertly planned throughout the community and along natural preserves, complete with picnicking and bird watching areas.  400 acres of state parks, canyons, buttes and other natural outcroppings are favorite destinations for climbing and exploring.

Parks & Recreation

parksCastle Rock boasts 400 acres of state parks, canyons, buttes and other open space destinations for climbing and recreation. View more recreation ideas.

Golf

golfWith great designs and breathtaking Rocky Mountain views, Castle Rock, CO, is home to some of the best courses in all of Colorado. View our local golf courses.

DC Events Center

rodeoThe Douglas County Events Center is home to exciting events such as the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo. Read more about the Events Center.

Art & Culture

cultureThe Castle Rock community is abundant with public art which ignites creativity and inspires conversation. View Castle Rock Arts & Culture.

Recreation Opportunities

Relax and enjoy some of our many recreational activities!

PS Miller Trails & Challenge Hill

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The 7.4 mile native-surface trail network consists of single-track trails divided into four different, but interconnected, loops with 1.2 miles of paved accessible segments in the active park area near the Miller Activity Complex, the MAC.  The trails explore all the valleys, knolls and high points of this 270-acre site.  A unique feature on the site is the Challenge Hill, will 200 timber steps that climb 178 feet in elevation, similar to the Manitou Springs Incline. Bikes are not recommended on the challenge hill.

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Castlewood Canyon

Castlewood Canyon State Park near Castle Rock CO

Nature lovers and groups enjoy environmental diversity on several hiking trails ranging from mild to moderate. The trails range from .5 to 4 miles and can be combined for longer journeys. The winding Cherry Creek flowing along the canyon floor provides wonderful rest stops. Pets, on a leash, are welcome on most trails, except the new East Canyon Preservation Area trail.

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Red Hawk Ridge

Red Hawk Ridge Golfing in Castle Rock

Outstanding playing conditions are enjoyed on bent grass tees, while generous, lush bluegrass fairways lie in contrast with the scrub oak and native grasses. The beautifully manicured bent grass greens challenge golfers with subtle undulation.

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Thrill Seekers Wanted

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Castle Rock Zip Line tours course features 10 thrilling zip lines that fly over one and a half miles of quiet smooth, fast cable. You will soar along at speeds of 50 mph on some of the states longest and fastest cables. Your adventure will end with our amazing 1500′ dual race line. Prepare to be amazed!

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History Seekers Delight 

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Castle Rock Historical Society has installed historical markers on several historical sites throughout the town.Historical walking tours are offered during the summer months for those wanting a closer and more educational experience of the fascinating histories of these sites. .

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Be a Kid Again

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Get and play at one of our 19 developed parks!  Some of the Town’s most beautiful and prominent features are its open spaces, parks and trails. The Town boasts: 5,475 acres of open space; about 265 acres dedicated to our developed parks; and 51 miles of soft-surface and paved trails, with more than 50 additional miles of trails planned.

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Take in the Sights the Green Way 

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The Castle Rock Adventist Hospital’s Community Bike Program is for residents and visitors to Castle Rock, Colorado. This free service is provided by Castle Rock Adventist Health Campus and Castle Rock Bike and Ski.

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Castle Rock Farmers Market

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The Castle Rock Farmers Market begins in mid July and runs until early October from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm every Saturday.The market will be located at 3rd & Elbert St.

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4-H and Youth Development

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Douglas County 4-H Foundation’s Mission is to encourage Douglas County 4-H youth to reach their fullest potential through educational opportunities, personal achievement and leadership.

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Imagine, Paint, Create

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Arts on Fire is a fun and friendly paint your own pottery studio where there is never a studio fee! We also offer glass fusing, canvas painting, mosaics and more!

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Art Around the Rock

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Public art means many things to people. It is a form of expression; it documents history; it can be a celebration or a legacy. It can ignite creativity, share culture and inspire conversation. View the newest sculptures in town or check out the Mural project.

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Gitty Up, Take a Gallop

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Hop on and hold on tight.  Join the fun of riding horseback through miles of scenic Colorado trails in the most spectacular country you can imagine. Horseback riding is the ideal way to get experience the serene and breathe-taking views of Pikes Peak.  Soak it up and take it all in, the majestic views of the front range Rocky Mountains are calling you.

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