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Aurora Reservoir

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Great Place for a walk/hike!

We enjoyed a fun walk around part of the reservoir. Great scenery and clear, blue skies. Great... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ken Q
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Denver, United States
Back to Nature in the suburbs.

As a kayaker, this is the place to go. I always ask for a seasons pass for Christmas. Clean and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
danbergander3
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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

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 weeks ago

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 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

We have a trip planned to take the family diving in Aug & needed our children 12 & 14 to get certified. We signed them up with Ocean First Divers in Boulder for classroom & pool sessions. Then we took them to the Aurora Reservation...More

Thank momof2wildchilds
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I love the convenience of the place and the bike trails are nice but it’s always so crowded it’s hard to even get a boat to shore because there are so many kids playing in the water there instead of the swim beach.

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allegre22018
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.
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DiaR43
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.
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1 June 2017|
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