I could sum up our trip to Bishop Castle in one sentence it would be: Cool, wild, would not actually recommend.
Bishop Castle is in Rye, Colorado and we visited on our way home from the Great Sand Dunes National Park. I had wanted to visit for years because the pictures online look so cool.
Walking up the kids were SOOOOOO excited, they though it was the best thing ever.
The story of this place is wild, one man has built most of this castle all on his own. Also I don’t think it meets a single code. I was a little (a lot) nervous climbing all the iron stairs high up on the castle. There were broken stairs, walkways to no where, and low (or no) ledges. It blows my mind that no one has died there.
We did climb all the way to the top, but I had a death grip on Emmy’s hand, afraid at any moment that she would slip or fall through something. I would not have been quite so nervous if I didn’t have littles with me.
The place is very interesting and worth a visit if you don’t have littles and you aren’t afraid of heights.
Have you been to Bishop Castle? If so what are your thoughts?