Rocky Mountain Chautauqua Assembly

a revival of the annual summer cultural gatherings

About Palmer Lake

Palmer Lake and Gazebo

Site of Vintage Baseball Game

Site of Vintage Baseball Game

Site of the first Columbine sighting by the 1820 Stephen Long expedition party.

Location of landmark Elephant Rock, namesake for the 25-mile bicycle festival between Castle Rock and Palmer Lake.

Country’s best small-town Fourth of July (honor shared with neighbor-city Monument).

Summer home of Joel Vaile family and daughter Lucretia Vaile, a founding member of the Colorado Mountain Club.

Retirement home of Countess Murat, pioneer citizen of Denver.

Known for the 470-foot, five-point illuminated Christmas Star on Sundance Mountain.  The Star was added to the Colorado State Register of Historic Sites in January of 2013.

Site of annual Storytellers’ Festival (alternating with Castle Rock).

Residence of Colorado’s one and only Zen Cowboy, singer-songwriter Chuck Pyle.