Castlewood Canyon State Park

Creek Bottom Trail

1.7 miles, moderate
Permitted uses: Foot only
Miles paved: 0
Miles non-paved: 1.7
Total distance: 1.7
Usage: Medium
Degree of difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Elevation: 6200
ADA accessible: No
Comments: Takes visitors along Cherry Creek and past a waterfall.
Pets: Yes- on a leash


To get to Castlewood Canyon State Park, take 1-25 to Castle Rock. Take the Founders Parkway exit on Hwy 86. Take Hwy 86 into Franktown. At the stoplight turn south to Hwy 83. Go fi ve miles to the park entrance.
There are two entrances to Castlewood Canyon State Park. The main (or east) entrance is off of Hwy 83, five miles south of Franktown. The east entrance facilities include a visitor center, flush restrooms, event facilities, picnic areas with grills and a paved roadway.
The west entrance is accessed from Castlewood Canyon Road off of Hwy 86. The west entrance is a lessdeveloped portion of the park, including a gravel road, gravel parking lots, a few picnic tables and vault toilets.