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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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  • My husband took me on a day date fishing I was amazed at how Beautiful it was there the bathrooms are clean, the cost was reasonable, but no veteran discounts. We caught turtles and crabs but put them...  more »
  • The Aurora Reservoir was a pleasant surprise. There was plenty of parking. The boys enjoyed swimming. There were plenty of places to sit and lots of shade. The restrooms were clean.  more »
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  • Really nice reservoir. We go here to kayak and paddle board. Also has a very nice beach area. Only allows trolling motors on boats, otherwise have to be motor-less. Great place for a quiet paddle.
  • 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.

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