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Castlewood Canyon State Park (August 2017)

We are trying to make the most of our annual Colorado State Park Pass by visiting as many parks as we can.  There are a total of 26 in the state.  Well the ones close enough for a day trip.  We have about 19 more to go.

Castlewood Park is a nice park for the scenery.  Not too impressed with the hiking trails though.

The remnants of the dam are still there (see picture below).  The dam burst back in 1933 resulting in a 15' wave that reached downtown Denver.


Hiking path alongside Cherry Creek

Flowers (duh)

Cherry Creek

Cherry Creek

The Dam That Burst in 1933


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