Castle Rock - Member Hike

Hike Name: Castle Rock
Country: United States
State: Colorado
Nearby Town: Castle Rock
Rating: 4 stars
Directions: The main trailhead parking lot, with a portable restroom, is located on Front Street. Additional parking is available at Castle North Park. On-street parking is allowed on Canyon and Sunset drives.
Total Hike Distance: 1.40 miles
Hike Difficulty: Moderate
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: In and Out, Backtrack Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Front Street Trailhead
Trails Used: John Emerson Summit Trail
Backcountry Campsites: No
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: City Park Service
Contact Information: Castle Rock Park
1710 Front Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall
Users: Hikers
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads
Hike Summary: This is a short hike in Castle Rock Colorado that has outstanding views of the town and the mountains to the West. You can hike to "The Rock" and walk around the base or if you are feeling adventurous scramble to the top. There is a 370-foot elevation difference from the bottom to top (6,220 feet to 6,590 feet).




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