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Date Monday  12/16/2019
End Date
Group Denver
Event Title Castlewood Canyon SP *
Start Time 7:00 AM
Status Approved
Leader James Guerra
Co-Leader Ken Ruiz
Member Price Free
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Waitlist Participants 6
Type Trip
Trip Type Hike
Pace Moderate
Classification Moderate B
Trail Mileage 10
Elevation Gain 1300
Driving Distance 40


Meet at 6:45AM in the parking lot of Cabela's at Ridgegate and I-25, so we can leave no later than 7:00AM.  Here is a Google Maps link to Cabela's:

We will be using the Homestead trailhead at the West Entry to Castlewood Canyon State Park, off of Castlewood Canyon Road near Franktown.  Here is a link to the trailhead in Google Maps:

For more info Contact

Jim Guerra, 720-320-7262,


We will use start and end at the Homestead trailhead, the trailhead nearest the West Entry to Castlewood Canyon State Park.  We will do a counter-clockwise loop hike of the entire length of the park, starting on the Cherry Creek Natural Trail, to the Creek Bottom Trail, then the Lake Gulch trail to the park's Visitor Center.  From the Visitor Center, we will then take the Canyon View Nature Trail to the Inner Canyon Trail, to the Rimrock Trail to get back to the Trailhead.  (NOTE:  the East Canyon Trail is closed for the season)




This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats’ mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips for our mostly age 50+ constituents. We don’t have dues or elections and we invite all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip. To join our free mailing list and become a Bobcat write or call CMC Membership Services at or (303) 279-3080.


This program is currently full. If you would like to be placed on the wait list please complete the form below. If a spot opens up you will be contacted.

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