Nearly any time of year, visitors are sure to be entertained by the many attractions offered.

For the outdoor enthusiast, the options are endless and include hiking, biking, climbing and golfing.  The town has a seasonal outdoor ice skating rink and a skate park attraction with three distinct areas of terrain provides hours of enjoyment for the pre-teen and teenager. Castle Rock has 19 developed parks, (about 265 acres); and 51 miles of soft-surface and paved trails, with more than 50 additional miles of trails planned.

The Castle Rock Recreation Center offers a wide variety of amenities and programs. From water slides to racquetball and fitness boot camps to art and pottery classes, they offer something for everyone.

The Town boasts attractions such as a community theatre and a unique theatre that specializes in magic, illusions and special effects; a wine festival ranked as one of the five best in the state; an international art festival with more than 180 juried artists; historic tours; an authentic castle; in-line hockey rink; multi-plex cinema; fair grounds and event center complex with daily competitions and events, and a summer-long renaissance festival reminiscent of the days of chivalry and jousting and a wildlife museum. With so many attractions and activities to choose, you may have to stay longer! 

Douglas County Fair and Rodeo, Castle Rock Colorado

Rock Park

rock park

Visitors can climb this historic landmark through a looped single-track trail system. From these trails, hikers can reach the base of the Rock and are afforded panoramic views of Downtown Castle Rock, the I-25 corridor, Pikes Peak and the Front Range. This hike offers rocky and uneven terrain.

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Castle Rock Zipline Tours

zip lines

Coming in Fall 2014, the new amenity, to be named Castle Rock Zip Lines and Aerial Trekking, will have three different features for residents. The zip line tour will have nine different courses of zip lines as long as 1,000 feet. Daredevils will reach speeds of more than 50 miles per hour and get incredible views of local scenery.

Castle Rock Zip Line Tours

Castle Rock SkatePark


Castle Rock Skatepark includes three distinct areas of skate-able terrain: a street area, variable depth bowl and a beginner area. These areas include ramps, steps, rails and other popular skatepark obstacles. The concrete is colored for visible appeal and to reduce glare.

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Rink at the Rock

Rink at the Rock, White Pavillion, Castle Rock CO

The Rink at the Rock is a community recreational skating rink and a local scene where the community can gather, recreate, and establish lifelong memories. During the rest of the year The White Pavilion hosts additional events.

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DC Fair and Rodeo

DC Fair and Rodeo, Castle Rock CO

Western roots run deep in this town and the Douglas County Fair and Rodeo continues to be a family tradition for the residents of Douglas County, Colorado. Highlights include 2 entertainment stages, 3 Professional Rodeos, Extreme Bulls, Carnival, Antique Tractor-pull, 4-H and FFA exhibits and more!

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Theatre of Dreams

Theatre of Dreams, Castle Rock Entertainment

Joe Givan and Carol Massie have delighted audiences and messed with minds at their Theatre of Dreams since 2003. They created this theatre as a way to showcase themselves and world class talented friends. Performances include jugglers, ventriloquists, circus acts, mind readers and escape artists.

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Cherokee Ranch & Castle

Cherokee Ranch Castle, Visiting Castle Rock

Cherokee Ranch & Castle’s unique architecture combines aspects of the Western United States and a 1450s Scottish-style castle built in the 1920s full of historic collections of fine art, furnishings and memorabilia from around the world. Breathtaking views make it an unforgettable destination for cultural and educational discovery.

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AMC Castle Rock 12


Let’s go to the movies…Let’s go see the stars! Since 1920, AMC Theatres has delivered the most entertaining movie-going experience in the world.  

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Skiing in Castle Rock?

In a state known for its skiing, how likely is it that people will head to a year-round snow-sports center covered with synthetic snow? Very. At least that’s what Shawn Temple, development director at Weston Solutions Inc., thinks.  Recently the company entered into a letter of intent with the town of Castle Rock for a public-private partnership to develop the Castle Rock Year-Round Snow Sports Center at Philip S. Miller Park.

The center would offer skiing, snowboarding and tubing on slopes covered with Snowflex, a snow-like synthetic facility. Learn more.


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Epic Escape Game Castle Rock

Epic Escape Game is a fun interactive adventure game designed for everyone. The concept is simple: You and your team will be locked in a room where you have 60 minutes to find clues, solve puzzles and escape the room before your time is up.

Epic Escape Game

Castle Rock Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center

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Stop by the Visitors Center (on the corner of Fifth/Jerry Streets) and speak with one of our friendly town experts today or visit our website!  We provide indispensable local and statewide travel information. Our dedicated staff will provide area-specific brochures, detailed maps and face-to-face travel consultations and advice, free of charge.


Castle Rock Chamber

2020 Comprehensive Master Plan

CR master plan

The Comprehensive Master Plan is designed to guide Castle Rock’s future. The plan describes the community’s goals and visions and helps outline its future shape. The Town uses the plan to guide its review of development proposals, sewer expansions and the planning of new Town facilities.

Castle Rock’s Future