Some of the Town’s most beautiful and prominent features are its open spaces, parks and trails. Take a hike with the kids, enjoy the great outdoors or sneak a peak at local wildlife. The Town truly has something for everyone. Most residents agree, Castle Rock has some of the most gorgeous open space and trails in all of Colorado. Download a map, and get out there and explore.
The Town boasts more than 20 developed parks and is always looking for ways to increase amenities for the public including the new Philip S. Miller Park.
2012 National Gold Medal Winner The Town of Castle Rock's Parks and Recreation Department is a proud winner of the 2012 National Gold Medal award. This award honors communities nationwide that demonstrate excellence in long-range planning, resource management and agency recognition.
Each agency is judged on its ability to address the needs of the public through collaboration among residents, staff and elected officials. Watch the video the Parks and Recreation Department submitted as part of the competition on the Town's Facebook page.
Responsibilities The Parks, Open Space and Trails Division strives to:
Create a linked municipal trails system that connects the community's neighborhoods with each other and with the County and regional trails systems.
Establish natural buffers between Castle Rock and adjacent areas of Douglas County.
Provide outdoor spaces that encourage and facilitate community recreation.