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Dates: 5/1/2017 - 9/30/2017
City / State: Franktown, CO
Event Name: East Canyon Preservation Trail
Event Type: Seasonal Walk
Event ID: 107125 2017/Y1506
Distance - Trail Ratings: 3K/6K/10K - 3C
Description: 0800-1700. Gates locked promptly at 2000. Elevation 6600. Castlewood Canyon State Park is a Colorado state park near Franktown, Colorado. The park protects a unique part of Colorado's history (the Castlewood Canyon Dam). This event was sanctioned especially for Susan so she can do it on the way to the AVA Convention. East Canyon Trail is newly opened, but has some rules. Dogs are NOT allowed on the East Canyon Preservation Trail. Please note that rattlesnakes are present on the park. Also remember that dogs are required to be on a leash (no greater than six feet) at all times. Doing the 10K Trail-Due to the fragile nature of this area, the following regulations are strictly enforced: Visitors must remain on the trails. No Dogs or other pets are permitted. No climbing, traversing, or rappelling on or from rock formations. 
Amenities: Strollers: hard | Wheelchairs: hard | Pets: No | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Mon-Sun 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Castlewood Canyon State Park Visitor Center
Start Point / Driving Directions: Visitor Center, 2989 South State Highway 83; Franktown, CO 80116. To reach the main entrance of Castlewood Canyon State Park, take I-25 to Castle Rock, exit onto Founders Parkway eastbound, exit 184. Take Founders Parkway to Hwy 86, go east on Hwy 86 four miles to Franktown. Turn RIGHT (south) on Hwy 83 and go five miles to the main park entrance. Coming from the South you can take I-25 Exit 153 Interquest parkway and follow Hwy 83 20 miles to the park.ENTRANCE FEE: $7.00. Elevation: 6,600.
Awards & Fees: IVV Credit Only
Comments: Wheelchair participants can complete the 3K portion, which is all on a cement trail. There are ups and down. Castlewood Canyon is a day use park. Current park hours are from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. Sorry, there is no camping. Inbound gate​s are closed one hour prior to park closure, at 7:00 PM; both gates are locked, promptly, at 8:00 PM.
Host Club: Woodland Wanderers
Contact: Sherry Sayers (719) 640-6745
Website: woodlandwanderers.org
E-Mail Contact: walking@woodlandwanderers.org