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Dillon Reservoir

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Address: Dillon, CO
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Recreational reservoir between Dillon and Frisco.

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Stunning views!

This is a beautiful setting! Dillon has done an excellent job with the pedestrian and bike trails complete with seating and picnic areas with wonderful views. I never got tired... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
kempera
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Longmont, Colorado
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Longmont, Colorado
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful setting! Dillon has done an excellent job with the pedestrian and bike trails complete with seating and picnic areas with wonderful views. I never got tired of looking at this scenery.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views of this lake are simply breathtaking. There a marina (to rent boats, kayaks, paddle boats, etc), an amphitheater, covered picnic tables, a great playground for the little ones, Friday morning farmers' market....so much to see and do along this lake!

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kayaking with Kyle on the Dillon Reservoir was a highlight of our trip! We took 19 people on a late-afternoon tour and all enjoyed it. Kyle was knowledgeable and kept our many teenagers busy but safe.

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DFW Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lake Dillon is a beautiful spot in the summer, surrounded by beautiful mountains. And many many things to do nearby, no matter the season. The views are "ooh!" and "ahh!" from just about every angle and vantage point. A great place to hike, bike, sail, or just sit and view. What's most amazing is that this beautiful "mountain lake" is... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, l must say that Dillon is MY vacation spot that I go to each year. And one of the reasons is because of the Dillon Reservoir that I have to visit each time. There is nothing like getting out and walking/hiking the area around the reservoir, whether it's sunny out or not. . . you will enjoy... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

True- and also surrounded by incredible mountains and the marinas in Dillon and Frisco- been up there visiting for over 25 years- never ceases to be beautiful. Highly recommended all year (spectacular in fall with colors, winter with snow and every other time for the magic of summer).

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Rogers, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm more of a road rider, but brought my hybrid so I could ride with the family in Colorado. Spent about an hour cruising around the Dillon Lake and it was just lovely! Some family members also ran/hiked around part of the lake. Not too crowded! We also enjoyed watching the sailboats and paddleboarders.

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Bristol, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a place to wake up too! Got to town around 8 am 5 min from here there's a Starbucks so coffee was good . All you have left is to relax and leave the phone in the car.

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Torrington, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We always enjoy walking around the reservoir and the concerts are always fun. The view is spectacular and the sailboats are fun to watch.

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Cleveland
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Lake Dillon is huge and beautiful! You can walk, bike or drive along it. It was right outside our hotel at Best Western. There's lots of good eats too in that certain location.

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