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Best trails in Castle Rock

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Looking for a great trail near Castle Rock, Colorado? AllTrails has 21 great hiking trails, trail running trails, mountain biking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Roxborough State Park or Chatfield State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Genesee Park or Mount Galbraith Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 12 easy trails in Castle Rock ranging from 1.3 to 11.8 miles and from 6,043 to 6,617 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Castle Rock
Top trails (21)
#1 - Rock Park Loop Trail
Castle Rock Park
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 1 h 3 m
The main trailhead parking lot, with a portable restroom, is located on Front Street. Additional parking is available at Castle North Park. On-street parking is allowed on Canyon and Sunset drives.Show more
#2 - Ridgeline Open Space Loop
Ridgeline Open Space
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Length: 9 mi • Est. 4 h 21 m
No parking fee or park fee. You can also find lots of street parking.Show more
#3 - Mitchell Creek Canyon Trail
Castle Rock, Colorado
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 19 m
This trail is a great example of the ecology and geography of the Castle Rock area. It offers much of the same experience as the nearby Castlewood canyon without the crowds. The trail climbs to the weShow more
#4 - Cherry Creek Trail Loop
Castlewood Canyon State Park
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Length: 1.8 mi • Est. 53 m
Cherry Creek Trail Loop is a 1.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Castle Rock, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking anShow more
#5 - Challenge Hill Blue Loop Trail
Philip S. Miller Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 22 m
200 glorious steps to the top of the Hill. There is an option to hike down the from the top. Dogs are not allowed on the steps. Show more
#6 - Chuck's Loop
Castle Rock, Colorado
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 41 m
This is a short loop around top of Gateway Mesa, offering views of valley below. Short & easy hike. Loops around north and east edge of mesa, then follows park border along south side. Minimal elevatShow more
#7 - Castle Rock
Castle Rock Park
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Length: 1.3 mi • Est. 45 m
Castle Rock is a 1.3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Castle Rock, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activiShow more
#8 - Lake Gulch Trail
Castlewood Canyon State Park
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 46 m
Lake Gulch Trail is a 1.6 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Castle Rock, Colorado that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hikinShow more
#9 - Glendale Farm Trail
Castle Rock, Colorado
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 45 m
Glendale Farm Trail is a 1.6 mile loop trail located near Castle Rock, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options andShow more
#10 - Red and Green Loop Trail
Philip S. Miller Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 28 m
Red and Green Loop Trail is a 3 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Castle Rock, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of actShow more
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