Castle Rock, Castle Pines and Monument

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In Castle RockPhilip S. Miller Park is becoming a draw for not only Castle Rock residents but also out-of-towners. The 320-acre park boasts 7.4 miles of native-surface trail networks and a 200-step challenge hill.

The park, which is run by the city, is also home to privately operated Castle Rock Zip Line Tours - a zip line course with 10 lines stretched throughout the park's ridgelines - and the privately operated Epic Adventure Tower, which allows users to scale a 40-foot climbing wall, zip and jump from a 40-foot platform or choose to free fall from a 70-foot platform.

The addition of the 2,000-seat amphitheater last year is starting to attract bigger national acts in its second season of summer concerts. For example, multi-platinum country duo Thompson Square performed at the amphitheater on June 10, 2017.

Castle Rock one of the safest places in Colorado

December 1, 2017

Castle Rock one of the safest places in Colorado, according to recent report

When choosing where to live or work, there are many factors to consider. For many, the most important factor is safety, and Castle Rock was once again ranked as one of the safest places in the state.

Security system company Safe Home recently ranked the top 25 safest communities in Colorado. Castle Rock came in at No. 5. Nationally, Castle Rock ranked in the top 25th percentile.

Safe Home used a variety of factors to determine the ratings, including: the FBI’s latest report on types and frequency of crimes, crime trends, and the ratio of law enforcement officers to residents. These factors result in an overall safety score on a 100-point scale. Castle Rock’s score was 84.97.

Learn more about this and other Town rankings at CRgov.com/recognition.

Public safety is a priority in Castle Rock. This year, the public safety focus has been on constructing a new fire station and adding police officers. Construction of the new fire station is underway, and two new officers have been added. Get details on these and other Town priorities at CRgov.com/MajorProjects.  

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