- TripBuzz found 101 things to do with kids in or near Castle Rock, Colorado, including 90 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Littleton, Aurora, Parker and Englewood.
- From Once Upon A Horse to Matney Park, the Castle Rock area offers 84 different types of family activities, including: Golf, Parks, Hiking Trails and Playgrounds.
- Castle Rock sits almost 30 miles directly south of Denver along Interstate-25. Its closeness to the Denver metropolitan area makes it a prime suburban city with many shopping opportunities and several outlet malls. The city was named for its nearness to a large rock formation that is a popular climbing site.
Arapahoe Park is a horse-racing track that is the host of live races during the summer months through Mile High Racing. The location also hosts special events, including wine tastings, holiday celebrations, and book signings.
The Meadows Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course with layouts ranging from 5,400 yards on the front tees to over 7,000 yards on the back end. Golfers can also access a pro shop, a driving range, and a restaurant.
Ridge Indoor Pools maintains a variety of pools such as lap pools, therapy pools, lazy river, diving area and a zero entry pool which also includes water slides. All the pools are supervised by life guards who also offer swimming classes to those interested.
Historical buildings and tree-lined streets enhance the beauty of the University of Denver. A quick drive from both downtown and the Rocky Mountains, there are many activities on campus for visitors to enjoy. This includes athletics, music and theater productions.
The Paintball Park Aurora offers a 4,000 sq. ft. speedball field, and a 3,000 sq. ft. close quarters field for people of all skill levels. Two birds-eye viewing rooms are available. For young children, low impact Splatmasters is offered.