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Aurora Reservoir, Aurora

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Aurora Reservoir is a 31,650acre.foot reservoir located in the far southeastern reach of Aurora, Colorado. Senac Creek and other minor streams flow into the reservoir's three coves, Senac, Marina and Lone Tree, each pointing to the south. The reservoir provides drinking water to the City of Aurora, and is also a recreation area.
Filled in 1990, the reservoir provides drinking water for the City of Aurora, which it also uses as a recreational facility. Miles of undeveloped prairie originally separated the reservoir from the city's neighborhoods, and its location has been referred to as "Aurora's Outback". However, over 3,500 new homes in the two new suburban communities, Beacon Point and Southshore are currently under construction immediately southwest of the reservoir, in addition to much other development in the area including the Southlands Lifestyle Center (approx 2mi west of the reservoir), Cherokee Trail High School and Fox Ridge Middle School (1/2 mile southwest) and thousands of other homes in the vicinity.
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  • We come here now more then when we lived in Aurora. Great outdoor range - never crowded so far and nicely up kept. Bring your own equipment - but especially targets as hay blocks are not made for shoo...  more »
  • 100 characters? It’s our neighborhood shopping area. There is a book store, so that’s a huge plus. ..  more »
  • We only visit Aurora Reservoir to ride our bikes. We live close to Buckley and ride to the reservoir from home do the circuit and back. close to a 30-40 mile ride for us but the shared bike path is gr...  more »
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  • Awesome lake. The trails around the lake are concreted makes the walking and running easier. Marina is a nice spot for the family with park and picnic areas.
  • As for me this is the best reservoir that Colorado has, because it actually looks and feels like you are in the beach, is not dirt is actually white sand. I love to come here to paddleboard is a great place for the whole family
  • Closest thing to the beach in CO!! Love this place and its affordable! Have a picnic let the kids play in the water or at the Park! Very enjoyable!
  • Clean and fun place to paddle board and you can bring your pooches.
  • Super clean and well taken care of. We were able to get a lot of really good information from the Nature Center. Than you
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