Castlewood Canyon State Park (Franktown) October 28th 2007 Distance: 6.5 miles
When I told a co-worker about this hike, he remarked about my unusual ability to find trails in the most unlikely places. Indeed, one probably wouldn’t expect there to be much in the way of good hiking as far east as the area encompassed by Castlewood Canyon State Park. The canyon is hidden in the heart of the forested hills east of Castle Rock and sout ... read more
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I love the Rocky Mountains in the summer! Over the last several years, I have developed a serious need to go hiking whenever the opportunity presents itself. Last summer, I managed to get in 36 hikes between mid-March and the beginning of November. With my busy schedule, that means I was usually either at work or hiking! I suppose there are far worse things to be obsessed with, right?
The ultimate purpose of this blog is to share all of the great hiking experiences I've had with other hikers. I've found that there is an unfortunate lack of good hiking websites, so I hope to contribut... full info