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Address: 5800 S Powhaton Road, Aurora, CO 80012
Phone Number: 303-739-7160
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This was a great place to hang out with family and friends. We went to the boat launch side of the reservoir instead if the beach side. It was less crowded and closer to the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This was a great place to hang out with family and friends. We went to the boat launch side of the reservoir instead if the beach side. It was less crowded and closer to the parking lot. It was fun to just sit and watch the paddle boarders, kayaks, and wind surfers. Note: it does cost $10 per car to... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Lots of boats, here, almost too many, but I believe they now have a 'no-wake' policy. Give it a try, good rentals available for the day, but a little pricey. We did not eat in the area so I can't recommend a place. Take your own food and drink the first time until you find a spot to imbibe. I'm... More 

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Enon, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The boating on the reservoir is something to watch. People bring picnic baskets and stay for the day. We went there for a day trip and enjoyed it very much.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Wanted to spend some time outdoors while we had a free afternoon and came across this spot. Very reasonably priced fun. Can canoe, kayak, windsurf, paddle board, etc for about $10/hour. Clean water and fun for kids and adults. Would definitely go back! Took 5 teenage girls and they didn't want to leave.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The ice fishing at Aurora Reservoir Is awesome! After I learned to love this sport, I came here on a regular basis to ice fish and catch (usually my limit very time) of trout and perch. Of course, in the warmer weather seasons, I'd rent a small skiff and go out and fish away! Great place for families!

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Visited the Aurora Reservoir several times, latest in June to see the AF Thunderbirds!! What a show! Earlier we had a sailboat and went to the reservoir to sail our boat, sans engine since motors re not allowed. Fun sails, especially when the winds come up!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My boyfriend and I were visiting Colorado, and we were looking for a place that had an open area for us to canoe or kayak. This reservoir has different types of activities, and boats you can rent (for a very cheap price, might I add). We had a blast! We rented a canoe for two hours, and were free to... More 

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Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Visited here recently; have been here before. A nice little sliver of nature in an area that does not have much going for it (in my opinion). Inexpensive, easy to access, and nice to walk around, or perhaps fish if you want a tame sort of fishing adventure. Lots of seniors fish here during the week, I do know. Have... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We live by this reservoir and walk on it almost daily. It really is a wonderful, peaceful place. There's 8.5 miles of paved multi-use trails that run entirely around then reservoir. There's no power boating or Jet Ski allowed so the water is crystal clear and the area is kept peaceful as such. There's also a swimming beach and boat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

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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Address: 5800 S Powhaton Road, Aurora, CO 80012
Phone Number: 303-739-7160
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora

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