Castle Trail (East)

This eastern trailhead is one end of the longest trail in the park begins at the Door and Window Trail parking area and travels five miles one way to the Fossil Exhibit Trail parking.
Relatively level, the path passes along some badlands formations.

Trail Elevation: 2,645'
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Distance: 10 miles/16 km (round trip)

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