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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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Nice for families

We like Castlewood Canyon as it is close to us and has a pretty little creek to walk beside. Lots... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pamela K
Parker, United States
Hidden Gem - need comfortable shoes

Be prepared to walk and bring a camera, sunscreen and water. Great walk and views of rock... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
erik f
Killingworth, Connecticut
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2989 S State Highway 83, Franktown, CO 80116-8612
+1 303-688-5242
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like Castlewood Canyon as it is close to us and has a pretty little creek to walk beside. Lots of families. Lots of dogs, which is fine when people follow the rules, keep their dogs on leashes and clean up poop so our State...More

Thank Pamela K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared to walk and bring a camera, sunscreen and water. Great walk and views of rock formations. $7 to enter - very inexpensive for a half day of exercise.

Thank erik f
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Beautiful area with interesting history. PLEASE be aware. One in our party was almost struck by a juvenile rattlesnake today. Dogs have died here as a result of strikes as a Google search will confirm Please leave your dog at home, watch children VERY closely...More

Thank denverdrs
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Our first visit here. The weather was great. This place is amazingly beautiful. The trails are easy to manuver for anyone. There are also some more demanding trails if that is what you are looking for.

Thank Richardlbailey
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here today with our teenage children and our 9 year old husky. We hiked from the canyons parking area to the waterfalls. The price is only $7 for a carload. The hike can be moderately strenuous at times but we did it. There...More

Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Outstanding views of the front range, wide variety of flora and fauna, great year round hiking and climbing.

Thank planie
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This is a relatively easy day hike. Depending on the rain, the creek can be impressive. Perfect day hike for kids. Can be crowded.

Thank MBTull
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a very pretty area and a great place for a hike or a picnic. We have done both. Its also a great place for photography. Once you get down in the canyon ,it can be a little warm in the summer, no breeze,...More

Thank ammy4594
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

We followed the advice of another review that said to take the North path. It isn't paved by also isn't hard. We found ourselves enjoying the peacefulness but simultaneously wishing our 5 and 10 year old boys were with us. I wouldn't take little little...More

Thank Jessica L
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Great hiking and scenery abounds. Trails for wheelchairs and the site of an old dam. Highly recommended.

Thank Auslander1212
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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!