Aurora Reservoir  is located in Southeastern Aurora and is a popular place especially on hot weekends.   You will find Aurora Reservoir two miles East of E-470 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 or electric only
  • Fishing
  • Archery
  • SCUBA diving
  • Bicycling
  • Walking, running
  • Wildlife viewing
  • Swim Beach
  • Rental of Paddle Boats
  • Handicap accessible fishing pier
  • Dogs allowed on leash only



There are fishing tournaments scheduled, and here is a link to the calendar for the upcoming tournaments and special events scheduled.   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.   


You will find the Aurora Reservoir at 26000 E. Quincy Ave., Aurora, CO  80016.   the park office phone number is 303-326-8425.


Day passes are $10 per regular vehicle.



Map to Aurora Reservoir


 Looking for a home around Aurora Reservoir?   How about views of the lake?    Here is a home for sale in Southshore.