Castle Pines North Metro District
Welcome to the Castle Pines North Metro District
Parks, Trails, & Open Space
The Metro District owns and maintains the District's parks, trails and open space in Castle Pines North. The majority of open space in the community is owned by the Metro District, while other spaces are owned by any of the 30 individual Homeowner Associations.
Open Space and Trails

Benefits abound for the residents of Castle Pines North via open space corridors and recreational trails that weave throughout the community.

The 14 miles of trails are 8-feet wide and paved with concrete to accommodate a variety of recreational and athletic needs including in-line skating, jogging, bicycling, and families with infant strollers.

Open space corridors create natural buffers and native habitat for an abundant variety of wildlife for the enjoyment of nature enthusiasts.

There are approximately 560 acres of open space within the Castle Pines North community, of which the CPNMD owns and maintains 351 acres.

View the Trail Map.

The Castle Pines North Metro District owns and maintains three local parks within the community.  Each park has restrooms, benches, drinking fountains and ample parking to accommodate visitor needs.

Park hours are 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. April through October. In consideration of other park visitors, please keep pets on a leash and help keep our parks clean by disposing any pet waste in a trash container.

The Retreat Park

Built as part of the original development of Castle Pines North in the 1980's, the 5-acre Retreat Park features:

  • a large playground area with picnic areas and a covered shelter.
  • playground with a covered picnic pavilion & BBQ grill
  • a multi-purpose field (football/soccer/lacrosse/volleyball)
  • baseball practice field
  • walking trail area

The park is located on Tangleoak Drive, in the The Retreat neighborhood.
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Coyote Ridge Park

In 2001, residents of Castle Pines North celebrated the opening of the community's largest park, Coyote Ridge with three unique sections spread over 15 acres comprised of:

  • Upper park - baseball fields
  • Lower park - a multi-purpose field (football/soccer/lacrosse/volleyball)
  • Skate park - skateboard facility with shaded pavilions and picnic tables
  • Playground with 3 covered picnic pavilions & BBQ grills

Coyote Ridge Park is located Northeast of Monarch Boulevard and Hidden Pointe Boulevard.
View Map - Coyote Ridge Upper  View Map - Coyote Ridge Lower

Coyote Park

Daniel's Gate Park

Built in 2001, this park is located on Daniel's Gate road just north of the Turquoise Terrace neighborhood. The park features:

  • a multi-purpose field (football/soccer/lacrosse/volleyball)

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Daniels Gate

Elk Ridge Park

The newest park in Castle Pines will open on September 17, 2011. The 11-acre park features:

  • multi-purpose field
  • playground and climbing wall
  • interactive water features
  • picnic pavilions
  • walking trails
  • art features and fun educational features to learn the early history of Colorado
Note: This park is owned and operated by the City of Castle Pines. For more information and to make reservations, please contact 303-705-0200 or visit their website

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Parks, Trails, & Open Space

Need to Reserve a multi-use park or pavilion?

Residents of Castle Pines North can reserve ball fields at no cost. Ball fields and multi-use fields are for league practices only. There is a nominal fee to reserve the pavilions at Coyote Ridge. The pavilions at Retreat Park are free and available on a first come, first-served basis.  Reservation Details.

Open Space & Trails Questions
For questions and suggestions regarding the Distrct's open space and trail system, please call 303-6685-8550.

Parks Authority
New development of parks in our community is controlled by the Castle Pines Parks Authority. To contact the CPPA, call Janet Burnham 303-688-8550, or Email Janet.  [Park Authority Meeting Minutes]

Master Landscaping Plan
Phase One of the Master Landscape Plan is now finished. The four areas included in Phase One are the Xeriscape Demonstration Garden on Monarch Blvd.,  the roundabout on Daniel's Park Rd., the east entrance (Castle Pines Pkwy and Yorkshire) and the west entrance (Monarch and Serena Ave). Before and after photos are available here.
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