Castlewood Canyon State Park 


Photo courtesy of
official Colorado
State Parks website.

Set amid the rich beauty of the Black Forest, Castlewood Canyon is one of the most tranquil parks in the state!

The ruins of the century-old Castlewood Canyon Dam form a unique centerpiece for the park, and lead visitors to hiking trails that wind their way into the deepest regions of the canyon. Rock climbing, bird watching, photography and

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hiking are the main attractions in this arid region.  Tall, steep canyon walls spring up from the green valley meadows. Visitors can hike the scenic loop trails that roam both the bottom of the canyon and the rim, or for pure relaxation, just bring a picnic lunch and enjoy the views.

To get there take Colorado Highway 83 South approximately 5 miles past the intersection with Colorado Highway 96.  The entrance to the park is on the right (west).

To Contact the Park Write or Call:
Castlewood Canyon State Park
2989 S. State Highway 83
Franktown, CO 80116
(303) 688-5242

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