About Castle Rock
Castle Rock, located less than 30 miles from Denver, is the 10th fastest growing city in America, according to recent U.S Census data (May 2015). The city continues adding amenities to keep pace with this growth, such as the new $22 million-plus, 270-acre Philip S. Miller Park and Miller Activity Center – the largest park project in the town’s history.
Meanwhile, parents and students alike benefit from the top-notch Douglas County School District while the local economy continues to diversify with the addition of more technology and service industries, creating a richer mix of future job opportunities.
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Dining and Shopping
Experience everything from designer boutiques and one-of-a-kind restaurants in the historic downtown to the Outlets at Castle Rock, a destination outlet mall with over 120 shops, restaurants and banquet rooms. Whether you are shopping, dining, recreating or indulging in one of the popular day spas, you are sure to have a memorable experience.
Castle Rock has found its niche with more than 100 dining venues to tempt you. Local family owned restaurants in such unique settings as a historic Western saloon, a stone church or a trendy micro brewery will serve up memorable meals that reflect a wide range of cuisine.
With everything from gourmet to home-style, many dishes are local favorites that feature fresh produce harvested in the region. Whatever your preference, you will find the perfect setting and culinary experience to satisfy your craving!
Things to do
For the outdoor enthusiast, the options are endless and include hiking, biking, climbing and golfing. The town has a seasonal outdoor ice skating rink and a skate park attraction with three distinct areas of terrain provides hours of enjoyment for the pre-teen and teenager. Castle Rock has 19 developed parks, (about 265 acres); and 51 miles of soft-surface and paved trails, with more than 50 additional miles of trails planned.
The Castle Rock Recreation Center offers a wide variety of amenities and programs. From water slides to racquetball and fitness boot camps to art and pottery classes, they offer something for everyone.
Outdoor recreation lovers can also enjoy numerous other city parks, as well Castlewood Canyon State Park. The area’s gorgeous golf courses scored the city a spot on Livability.com’s Top 10 Golf Cities list. Castle Rock is also known for excellent shopping, whether for unusual finds at locally owned boutiques in historic downtown or great deals from national retailers at The Outlets at Castle Rock or the brand new Promenade at Castle Rock.