Roxborough State Park
The Dakota Wall in Roxborough State Park
Roxborough State Park is a 3,339-acre Colorado Natural Area and National Natural Landmark in Douglas County, about 15 miles south of Littleton. As such, no mountain bikes, camping, horses or pets are allowed in the park.
Roxborough State Park preserves and protects some incredible red rock formations, including the Fountain Formation, the Morrison Formation, the Lykins Formation, the Lyons Formation and the Dakota Hogback. There are several trails leading out from the Visitor Center that can take you through many of the spectacular rock formations and to any of several overlooks scattered through the park. The Fountain Valley Overlook is just 100 yards from the Visitor Center and allows you to get an overview of the beauty and splendor of this property. In looking around you''ll see why Roxborough State Park is such a popular site for wedding ceremonies.
Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Roxborough State Park
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