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Aurora Reservoir

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Closed Now: 06:30 - 18:30
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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 4 weeks ago
Alexis G
Aurora, Colorado
Great recreation water in Denver

Cherry Creek Reservoir offers a multitude of activities including: swimming; boating (with a... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
Denver, United States
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  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“swim beach”(11 reviews)
“paddle boats”(6 reviews)
“small beach”(4 reviews)
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
+1 303-326-8425
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

1  Thank Alexis G
Reviewed 31 October 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

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Reviewed 18 October 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.

Thank Ken Q
Reviewed 14 October 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

Thank danbergander3
Reviewed 13 October 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...

Thank Larry G
Reviewed 2 October 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.

Thank mitchfromdenver
Reviewed 2 October 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

Thank muddyman38
Reviewed 2 October 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.

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 1 September 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.

Thank Dolores W
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The Aurora Reservoir is such an amazing place with so many things to do. Ironically enough though, the best thing about this place is actually the tranquility. No motorized boats allowed except for the rangers so you can truly listen to the peace and quiet...More

Thank TMoney59
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6 August 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.
29 June 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.
1 June 2017|
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