Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock, CO
A GREAT Park for Family Fun
Tucked away in Castle Rock, Colorado is the amazing Philip S. Miller Park. This park has something for everyone in the family! From 7 miles of hiking trails to zip lines to a 2.5 acre adventure playground, we can assure you that a visit to this park will leave everyone happy and tired.
Philip S. Miller Park Directions: The park is located approximately 30 miles south of Denver at 1375 W. Plum Creek Parkway / Castle Rock, CO80109.
Hiking Trails and Challenge Hill (aka Castle Rock Incline)
Philip S. Miller Park has approximately 7 miles of hiking trails. These trails are narrow, but easy to walk or even run. We started our hike by climbing the challenge hill. The challenge hill is often referred to as the Castle Rock incline and contains 200 steps straight up the hillside. This attraction is very popular for the fitness buffs who run up and down the stairs multiple times! We only went up once and I was super proud of my sweetpea who climbed up without a single complaint.
At the top of the challenge hill are epic views of the front range and Pike’s Peak. Instead of walking down the stairs, we took one of the hiking trails back down and over to the playground.
Note: Dogs are welcomed on the trails, but not on the challenge hill, however, I would recommend leaving your pup behind. The trails are narrow and lots of people run them. You’d need to keep your dog on a tight lease the entire time.
If you have a kid under the age of 10 then this is a must visit playground for them! It is 2.5 acres of fun! They have unique playground equipment, including a 40 foot slide and a spot to dig in the dirt. Our 7-year old daughter has proclaimed that the playground at Philip S. Miller Park is the best in all of Colorado. Trust her, she knows!
Castle Rock Adventure Park
For the adventurous, Philip S. Miller Park has 10 different zip lines, an epic obstacle course, rappelling, and a rock climbing wall. We haven’t experienced these attractions yet, but hoping to try them all out this summer! Our daughter was especially interested in the obstacle course. For pricing and more information, visit their website.
A great day in the Colorado outdoors just isn’t complete without a picnic. There were lots of covered picnic tables around the park, including a large covered pavilion. Plan ahead and bring some snacks to eat after all of your epic adventures at the Philip S. Miller Park in Castle Rock, Colorado.
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