Castle Pines, CO

Castle Pines – A Great Place to Live & Explore!

castle pinesCastle Pines is a fantastic place to live because of it’s close proximity to the Rocky Mountains and all manner of outdoor activities.  It is located within the award-winning Douglas County School District.  Incorporated on February 12, 2008, Castle Pines is a city of approximately 10,000 residents.  It located approximately 20 miles south of Denver and lies at an elevation of 6,000 to 6,500 feet along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.  The weather is hard to beat.  Low humidity!  On average, there are 245 sunny days per year in Castle Pines, Colorado.

Things to do in Castle Pines

Parks & Playgrounds

Elk Ridge Park
7005 Mira Vista Lane
Castle Pines, CO 80108

Elk Ridge Park features a multi-purpose synthetic turf field, miles of walking trails, a playground and climbing wall, water play fountain, picnic pavilions, art features, and fun educational features to learn about the early history of Colorado.

Retreat Park
Tangleoak Lane
Castle Pines, CO 80108

Retreat Park is located on Tangleoak Drive, nestled in “The Retreat” neighborhood of Castle Pines. Approximately 5 acres, it features a large playground area, a multi-purpose field, a baseball field, covered picnic pavilions with grills, and a walking trail area.

Coyote Ridge Park
7485 Serena Drive
Castle Pines, CO 80108

Coyote Ridge Park is located northeast of the intersection of Monarch Blvd. & Hidden Pointe Blvd.  It is surrounded by open space and walking trails and is approximately 15 acres.  Coyote Ridge Park features two multi-purpose fields, a baseball field, a playground with three covered picnic pavilions and BBQ grills, and a skateboard park with shaded pavilions and picnic tables.

The Great Outdoors

Daniels Park
8615 N. Daniels Park Rd.
Sedalia, CO 80135

Daniels Park is one of largest parks in Denver Mountain Park system. The 1,000-acre historic ranch in Douglas County is known for its bison herd, dramatic view of the mountains, historic ranch buildings, distinctive stone shelter, and Tallbull Memorial Grounds. Much of the park is a Bison preserve and natural area where visitors can view the animals. For more information contact the Denver Mountain Parks Office at 720.865.0900.

Cherokee Castle & Ranch
6113 N. Daniels Park Rd.
Sedalia, CO 80135

Just 30 minutes south of Denver stands the most unique venue in all Colorado:  Cherokee Castle & Ranch, a 1450’s Scottish-style castle built in the 1920’s. The Castle is home to historic collections of fine art, furnishings and memorabilia from around the world.  Rising high above 3,400 protected acres, the awesome 200-mile views – from Pike’s Peak to Long’s Peak and beyond are some of the most incredible in the state. This preserve is also home to antelope, bears, cougars, elk, mountains lions, wild turkeys and porcupines – along with Tweet Kimball’s beloved Santa Getrudis cattle that make up the successful cattle ranch. You can even enjoy tea in the castle – just be sure to make reservations well in advance.

Golf Course

The Ridge at Castle Pines North

1414 Castle Pines Parkway
Castle Pines, CO 80108

The Ridge at Castle Pines North, s one of Colorado’s most prestigious and upscale public golf courses. Since opening in 1997, The Ridge has received both national and statewide recognition. The Ridge has 4 sets of tees that measure from 5,000 yards to more than 7,000 yards in length.


Castle Pines Library Branch

360 Village Square Drive
Castle Pines, CO 80108

move to castle pinesDouglas County Libraries in Castle Pines is located in the heart of the Village Square.   The library offers an expansive selection of materials for borrowing; dedicated Storytime space; a café-like lounge; a sunken media lounge upstairs; five high-tech, multi-use meeting, event and study spaces; and a furnished second-story terrace with a fireplace.

The Arts

Castle Pines Arts & Cultural Foundation

CPACF is a proud supporter of the arts in Castle Pines.  It holds several events throughout the year, including the Summer Solstice Fair, Fall in the Foothills, hosting the Missoula Children’s Theater, and selling commemorative Castle Pines holiday ornaments. Volunteers are always welcome.


Castle Pines has easy access to some of the best shopping centers in the Denver area. Located 10 miles to the north of Castle Pines is Park Meadows Mall, home to over 185 retailers and restaurants. Just 10 miles to the south of Castle Pines is the Village at Castle Pines marketplace, Promenade at Castle Rock and the Outlets at Castle Rock.