Dawson Butte Open Space Trail

General Information:
The five-mile loop trail on Dawson Butte Open Space travels through mostly forested areas with open meadows and views of the Front Range Mountains. The trail follows gently rolling terrain and optional bridle  paths that include over 60 horse jumps. There is no access to the top of the butte.

Respect Wildlife – elk, bears, mountain lions, and many other wildlife species call this land home.

Trail Length:
5-mile loop

Uses:
Hiking; horse back riding, mountain biking, snowshoeing, and pets on leash are allowed.  No motorized vehicles.

Location:
1923 Tomah Road, Castle Rock. From I-25, take the Plum Creek Parkway exit west and head south five miles on the frontage road; turn right/west at Tomah Road; follow 1.5 miles to the Dawson Butte Ranch entrance on the right.

Contact:
Douglas County Open Space and Natural Resources 303-660-7495

Additional Resources

Douglas County Outdoors

Douglas County Outdoors

Douglas County Outdoors

Parks, Trails & Building Grounds

9651 S. Quebec St.
Littleton, CO 80130
Phone: 720.733.6990
Fax: 303.470.0916
Email:
jlopez@douglas.co.us

Office Hours:

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For Park Reservations

9651 S. Quebec St.
Littleton, CO 80130
Phone: 720.733.6990
Fax: 303.470.0916

Weather Hotline

720.733.6999
(field conditions only)

Open Space and Natural Resources

100 Third Street
Castle Rock, CO 80104
Phone: 303.660.7495
Fax: 303.663.2064
Email:
jhicks@douglas.co.us

Office Hours:

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.