Aurora Reservoir is located in Southeastern Aurora and is a popular place especially on the weekends. You will find Aurora Reservoir two miles East of E470 off Quincy. You will find 800 acres of water surface to enjoy.
Westword named Aurora Reservoir "The Best Park for Fishing" in 2012, and remains a popular area for outdoor water activities. The reservoir is also a water storage facility for Aurora's drinking water. You will have many options for outdoor activities at the reservoir -
- Boating - non-motorized only
- SCUBA diving
- Walking, running
- Wildlife viewing
- Swim Beach
- Rental of Paddle Boats
- Handicap accessible fishing pier
When there are fishing tournaments scheduled or special events, there will be a link on the City's web site under Aurora Reservoir. Looking for a location for a family reunion or a large picnic? The have rental picnic facilities - 2 large shelters, 4 small shelters and one plaza gazebo. You can make reservations and get more information for any of these facilities here. There are seven facilities to reserve, make them early, so you don't miss out.
Need to know the rules before heading out? Only 3.2% beer is allowed, dogs must be on a 10' leash at all times, gas motors are prohibited, swimming in designated areas only. To see ALL the rules - click on the link.
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