One of Castle Rock's most beautiful and prominent features is its open space and parks. The Town has 5,475 acres of open space, with the Town owning 2,645 acres, private open space of 1,500 acres and Douglas County with 1,330 acres. We also have 18 developed parks, for more than 265 acres of neighborhood, community and regional parks, including Rhyolite Regional Park. A new neighborhood park, Wrangler Park, is planned for 2011. Last, but not least, Castle Rock has 44 miles of soft-surface and paved trails, with an additional 50 miles of trails planned.
Nearly any time of year, visitors are sure to be entertained by the many attractions offered. In addition to hiking, biking, climbing and golfing, a skate park attraction with three distinct areas of terrain provides hours of enjoyment for the pre-teen and teenager. The Castle Rock Recreation Center features 84,000-square feet of fun with specialty workout areas, basketball and racquetball courts, and a leisure pool complete with water slides, spa and lazy river.Castle Rock named in the top 10 best golfing communities by Livability.com. View the article here.
Castle Rock is a haven for the outdoor enthusiast. Hiking and biking trails have been expertly planned throughout the community and along natural preserves, complete with picnicking and bird watching areas. 400 acres of state parks, canyons, buttes and other natural outcroppings are favorite destinations for climbing and exploring. The area is a Mecca for the golf enthusiast with 360° views of the majestic Front Range with courses designed by such notable architects as Jack Nicklaus and Pete Dye. And Castle Rock is teeming with historical significance as a community that takes pride in its more than 125 years of traditions. Come for adventure, or to simply rejuvenate at one of the popular day spas for which the area is known. Whatever you might feel like doing, you will find it here.