gem icon Castlewood Dam

4 votes
Building Map
Loading Map Data
Map Settings
Featured Hike
Trail

Overview

The Castlewood Dam was built in the late 1800's and you can imagine firsthand the destruction that followed the dam breaking in 1933 when one of the worst floods in Denver's history ensued.

Short Walk: A couple miles walk either from the Homestead or West Side Trailheads to the west or the Canyon Point trailhead to the east.

Family Friendly: This area is only a couple miles from the Homestead trailhead via the Creek Bottom Trail and is tons of fun to explore.

Gem Type: Historic Site

Shared by:
JC Condon

0 Comments

Rate Gem


   Clear

4.8 from 4 votes


Your Check-Ins

Check-Ins

Aug 17, 2017
Tara Muse
I would recommend
Feb 11, 2017
Jenn Marmolejo

Nearby Trails

Carriage Club, CO
8.3 mi 13.4 km Carriage Club, CO
All Clear
Update
2 days ago
Castle Rock, CO
14.9 mi 24.1 km Castle Rock, CO
All Clear
Update
8 days ago
Castle Rock, CO
0.6 mi 1.0 km Castle Rock, CO
All Clear
Update
8 days ago
61.3 mi 98.7 km
Highline Canal Trail
Roxborough Park, CO
61.3 mi 98.7 km Roxborough Park, CO
Unknown
Update
Castle Rock, CO
4.6 mi 7.4 km Castle Rock, CO
Unknown
Update
5.9 mi 9.5 km
Hidden Mesa
The Pinery, CO
5.9 mi 9.5 km The Pinery, CO
Unknown
Update
1.4 mi 2.2 km
Rock Park Loop
Castle Rock, CO
1.4 mi 2.2 km Castle Rock, CO
Unknown
Update
1.7 mi 2.7 km
Chuck's Loop
Castle Rock, CO
1.7 mi 2.7 km Castle Rock, CO
Unknown
Update
Carriage Club, CO
6.1 mi 9.9 km Carriage Club, CO
Unknown
Update
Carriage Club, CO
2.0 mi 3.2 km Carriage Club, CO
Unknown
Update
Shared by JC Condon on Nov 15, 2015. All Page Views: 160. Last Month: 43.