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Aurora Reservoir

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Open Now: 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 6:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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Great place

great place, close to home, lots of amenities. Walking/biking trail around the reservoir, fishing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
daju87
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Aurora, Colorado
Great place for SUP

Love to paddle board here. It's clean and calm. The staff are all friendly. The price to rent a... read more

Reviewed November 6, 2018
Alexis G
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Aurora, Colorado
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With over 800 acres of water surface, Aurora Reservoir is one of the city's largest park and open space sites. Named by Westword as "The Best Park for Fishing" in 2012, the reservoir provides multi-use recreation and serves as a drinking water...more
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5800 S Powhaton Rd, Aurora, CO 80016-4284
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Reviewed 4 days ago

great place, close to home, lots of amenities. Walking/biking trail around the reservoir, fishing, boating (electric or human powered) - bring your own or rent, swim beach, picnic facilities to accommodate any size group from small family to large gathering.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daju87
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Love to paddle board here. It's clean and calm. The staff are all friendly. The price to rent a board is competitive with other places.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Alexis G
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Cherry Creek Reservoir offers a multitude of activities including: swimming; boating (with a marina); tent and RV camping; hiking, walking and biking trails; promenades for group events and clean ladies and mens' rooms.. This is a great place to cool off on a hot summer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018

We enjoyed a fun walk around part of the reservoir. Great scenery and clear, blue skies. Great way to get in some exercise while enjoying Colorado.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ken Q
Reviewed October 14, 2018

As a kayaker, this is the place to go. I always ask for a seasons pass for Christmas. Clean and for the most part, uncrouded. The only complaint I have is that the maintenance crew used gas powered leaf blowers that can go on for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank danbergander3
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I don't think folks even know this reservoir is there... really nice and quite. a little pricey but lots better thnt cherry creek...

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Larry G
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Takes a bit to get there but it is wonderful. Surprised at entry fee and no senior discount. Clean with many things to do.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mitchfromdenver
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Really great scenery very quiet only downfall was the wind so windy but crystal clear water very relaxing. Good fishing for trout

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank muddyman38
Reviewed October 2, 2018

A really nice park. $10 entry fee unless you have an annual pass. We hosted our 50th wedding anniversary party here at a shelter we rented. A great experience, good fishing also.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Richard G
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Went here because my niece lives close by. Very clean and since school was back in session no one around. Visited the musuem looks like a large Cape Cod House. Lwearned a few new things. Bet in Summer it is packed or should be beautiful.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dolores W
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allegre22018
August 6, 2018|
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Response from Kay S | Reviewed this property |
Yes & no charge to use your kayak after you pay main entrance fee.
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DiaR43
June 29, 2018|
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Response from Candee1 | Reviewed this property |
Yes I believe they do. Do some research if you’ve never done SUP before.
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291Danielle
May 31, 2017|
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Response from Jill T |
Yes!
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