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Address: 5800 S Powhaton Road, Aurora, CO 80012
Phone Number: 303-739-7160
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Visited for the airshow - very impressed

We went for the airshow and were very impressed with the place. It boasts the largest beach in Colorado. Looking at the facilities, they have done a marvelous job with making... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Denver
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Denver
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

We went for the airshow and were very impressed with the place. It boasts the largest beach in Colorado. Looking at the facilities, they have done a marvelous job with making this a multi use destination. It's beautiful with a great view of the mountains as well.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Many amenities. The swim beach is clean and is a safe place for kids to paddle around in the summer heat. No worries about people on jet skis ripping through the wake less area. Nice archery range and designated scuba area. The visibility is not great but I don't worry again about being run over by an errant ski boat.... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Aurora has done a great job keeping up the trails, park and reservoir. Nice and peaceful at times and a good place to relax.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

The Aurora Reservoir is nice spot for picnic and running. This place is beautiful and has everything: fishing, boating, biking, picnicking, swimming, running (with mile markers) and paddle boarding. This place can crowded on weekends unless you come early. Daily entrance is $10 per vehicle or $55 annually (well worth it if you live near by).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a beautiful area, and has many things to do. If you can walk in through the adjoining neighborhood, then even better. But $10 a car and then $25 for a canoe/paddleboat is pretty pricey.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Plenty of upsides nice beach, modern amenities, pleasant staff, very clean water. Some might think lack of shade is an issue, there are some trees but that space probably fills up fast. Beach can be crowded, for the most part people are friendly. Great for paddle boarding as the water is very calm.

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The fishing is very good and if you're into birding, the location is great. It has a $10.00 entrance fee and an annual fee that is close to $48.00. However, if you live near by it is worth doing.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great place to go...Top quality fish in an urban setting.Nice swin beach.Usually a no wait for boat loading and launching.Quick boat inspections.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Has a good swim beach. Can get a little busy. Snack bar has great items at low cost. Fishing is pretty good.

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Poor communication regarding menu!!! mis-leading information regarding pricing. Not sincere attempt to listen to our complaint

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