Summer Fun in Aurora CO at Aurora Reservoir

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Real Estate Broker/Owner with House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 DRE# ER40011786

 

 

Aurora Reservoir  is located in Southeastern Aurora and is a popular place especially on hot days or 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.     Aurora Reservoir FacilitiesYou will have many options for outdoor activities at the reservoir -

  • Boating - non-motorized only
  • Fishing
  • Archery
  • SCUBA diving
  • Bicycling
  • 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?    They 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?    Craft beer and wine are allowed (no glass containers), 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.   Gas motors are prohibited, only electric trolling motors allowed, and no portable gas tanks.   All bait types can be used, but you must have a valid receipt not more than 7 days old for live aquatic bait.  Charcoal & gas grills are allowed, but may not be used on sand beaches or native grass areas.  Grills must be located behind the white fence line that marks the beach boundaries.   No camping or overnight use allowed.

 

 

 

Please Be Aware.
On Saturday, August 3rd the park will be closed to the public for a private event.  

 

 

 

Map to Aurora Reservoir

 

Need to know what homes may have water views around Aurora Reservoir?    They do come on the market but do not

linger, so give me a call, and I can watch for any new listings!     720-231-6373

  

 

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Roy Kelley
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This is timely information to share with area residents and visitors.

Jul 17, 2019 08:19 AM #1
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Joan Cox
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Thanks Roy, and Aurora Reservoir is a great place to hang out on these HOT days.

Jul 17, 2019 08:33 AM #2
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Michael Jacobs
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Hello Joan - with its full array of activities, it's easy to see why the Aurora Reservoir is such a popular spot for area residents and visitors. 

Jul 17, 2019 08:58 AM #3
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Joan Cox
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Michael it really is a fun place, especially when the temps are in the 90's and 100's.

Jul 17, 2019 10:29 AM #4
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Grant Schneider
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Good afternoon Joan - the reservoir is a great place to spend the summer.  I am sure it is popular.

Jul 17, 2019 11:38 AM #5
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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Hi Joan Cox,

This is a special post that highlights all the activities one can enjoy at the Aurora Reservoir. It covers entrance fees as well.  I can see why many want homes with this view. 

Jul 17, 2019 11:43 AM #6
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Joan Cox
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Grant, with the heatwave, it is quite popular! 

Jul 18, 2019 07:03 PM #7
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Joan Cox
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Sheri, the views of the Aurora Reservoir are quite popular.

Jul 18, 2019 07:04 PM #8
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The Reservoir looks lovely - but I'm surprised there's an entry fee.  Maybe that's a good thing.

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Georgie, we have entry fees for every state park.

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Great fun in the Summertime Joan Cox  as aways 

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