Echo Lake CO

Echo Lake-Early Fall Wildflowers

Echo Lake is one of the Denver metro area’s most popular Mountain Parks. Located only an hour west of Denver, Echo Lake Park is the only sub-alpine park in the Mountain Park system. Its focal point is 24-acre Echo Lake,…

Aurora Reservoir

Shore View of Aurora Reservoir

If you’re looking for a peaceful, activity-oriented Colorado vacation in the Denver Region, you can’t go wrong with Aurora Reservoir. This 820-acre city-owned and operated reservoir used to be considered “The Outback,” but a recent building boom has brought several…

Chatfield Reservoir

Sluice View at Chatfield Reservoir

Standing in fields of prairie clover looking at blue herons on beautiful Chatfield Reservoir, it’s hard to imagine that this spot is just outside the Denver Metro Area. With its mix of wilderness and outdoor recreation activities, this vibrant, bustling…

Cherry Creek Reservoir

Clouds and Blue Sky at Cherry Creek Reservoir

Affectionately called “Denver’s Backyard,” Cherry Creek Lake and State Park provide recreation opportunities for families from all over. Located in Aurora, Colorado in Arapahoe County, the lake is just ten miles southeast of downtown Denver. With over 800 acres of…