Hike along the bluffs in Castlewood State Park, then drop down into the valley for a creekside walk.

This hike or bike ride in Castlewood State Park starts out with pleasant views on the bluffs. Follow the orange blazes as the trail descends into Kiefer Creek Valley, where you will hike alongside Kiefer Creek.

Photo Credit: Brandon Shea

Pack List

  • Hiking boots
  • Biking gear
  • Sun protection
  • Water
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RT Distance 1.7 Miles
Elevation Gain 229 Feet
Activities Mountain Biking, Hiking
Skill Level Beginner
Season Spring, Summer, Autumn
Trail Type Loop
Features
Forest
River

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Easy Walk !

Just 1.5 miles it's an easy uphill hike. The terrain is a little unstable so real shoes would be handy! Took me less than half an hour and parking is free!


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