Cherry Creek State Park


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Cherry Creek State Park


Location:1 mile south of I-225 on Parker Road, adjacent to south Denver.
Facilities:102 campsites (80 with electrical hookups), showers, restrooms, laundry, 3 group campgrounds, 106 picnic sites, 5 group picnic areas, 2 snack bars, multi-use trails (12 miles), stables/horse rental, bathhouse, 2 boat ramps, marina, mooring/docking, boat rental, jet ski and sailboard rentals, model airplane field, shooting range (é).
Activities:Camping, boating, fishing, swimming, water-skiing, jet skiing, sailboarding, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, ice skating, ice fishing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Park features a natural prairie environment and an 880-acre lake that together provide complete range of outdoor recreation opportunities in the midst of a densely populated urban area. Crowded on summer weekends.
Address:4201 S Parker Rd
Aurora, CO 80014

Phone:303-699-3860
Fax:303-699-3864
Web: parks.state.co.us
Size: 4,200 acres land; 880 acres water. Elevation: 5,550 feet.

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WHERE: Cherry Creek State Park, West Entrance, Aurora