EVENTS

Friends of Castlewood Canyon State Park hosts various events throughout the year to engage and entertain our community as well as raise funds for the betterment of the Canyon. We also assist in the planning and organization of many well-attended Park sponsored events.  There's always something to do at Castlewood Canyon State Park!

Friends of Castlewood Events:

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2021 DAM RUN

at Castlewood Canyon

- Live & Virtual Editions

5k and 10k Trail Runs

September 19, 2021

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Registration Required

(Limited to 300 Participants)

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True Trail Runs (little to no asphalt)

Both Runs are Timed

Both courses are non-certified for length:

5K - Short at approx. 3.0 Miles

10K - Long at approx. 6.5 Miles

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Participant Award provided upon logging of your run. 

All Profits Benefit

Castlewood Canyon State Park

Friends Also Contributes to Park Sponsored Events:

Castlewood Dam Ruins

Dam Day

August 7, 2021  10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Join us for well-spaced, COVID conscious exhibits and learn about the history of the famous Castlewood Dam, its demise on August 3, 1933, and the resulting tragedy that flooded Denver, approximately 40 miles away.

Free with Park Admission

(Donations Appreciated)

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International Vulture Day
Sept 4th 2021

Vulture conservation and awareness is important to Castlewood Canyon. Help us celebrate our turkey vultures on International Vulture Day with educational material, presentations, games, and more!

Free with Park Admission

(Donations Appreciated)

Haunted Trail

Haunted Trails 
Stayed tuned for 2021 dates

Usually, for two evenings each October, the trails at Castlewood get a little spooky in anticipation of Halloween! We need to cancel this year's event but plan to enjoy two scary nights in 2021.   See you then!

Free with Park Admission

(Donations Appreciated)