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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2022 DAM RUN

at Castlewood Canyon

- Live & Virtual Editions

5k and 10k Trail Runs

September 18, 2022

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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

Get Trail Maps Here

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
1st Saturday in August, 2022

Dam Day was a great success this year and the park pavilions were hopping with visitors learning about the 1933 Dam failure and enjoying a Dam good lunch.  See you the first Saturday in August, 2022.

Free with Park Admission

(Donations Appreciated)

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International Vulture Day
September 2022

Vulture conservation and awareness is important to Castlewood Canyon. This was a fun, educaton day.   We'll be doing it again next year so hope you can join us.   You'll see a Turkey Vulture up close and more!

Free with Park Admission

(Donations Appreciated)

Haunted Trail

Haunted Trails 
Oct 2022, 6:30 - 8:30 PM

Exact Fri & Sat dates will be announced in 2022.   Castlewood will get a little spooky in anticipation of Halloween! Bring the kids.   Bring your friends.  Wear a costume.   Have some scary fun!   

Free with Park Admission

(Donations Appreciated)