Castle Trail (West)

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

Trail Elevation:
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Distance: 10 miles/16 km (round trip)

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