Stay Cool This Summer in Denver CO

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Now that summer is here, we are all trying to stay cool and beat the heat! Living at Velo makes beating the heat easy. We are just a short drive away from many lakes and water parks where you can stay cool and enjoy yourself with friends and family! 

 

Lakes near Denver

 

Nothing beats floating around the lake on a floatie or boating with your besties.  While there are lots of lakes near the Denver area, we’ve narrowed it down to just some of our favorite lakes near our community! Here are some great lake options and how long it takes to get there from our Velo community:

 

  • Bear Creek Lake – 22 minutes away

  • Crown Hill Lake – 24 minutes away

  • Sloan’s Lake – 26 minutes away

  • Evergreen Lake – 32 minutes away

  • Chatfield Lake – 33 minutes away

  • Cherry Creek Reservoir – 43 minutes away

  • Standley Lake – 46 minutes away

  • Dillon Reservoir – 1 hour 15 minutes away

 

Water Parks near Denver

 

If you are looking for the thrills of some amazing water slides, head to one of the many water parks located right here in Denver. A water park adventure would be especially fun if you have little ones! Here are some of the top-rated water parks in our area: 

 

 

Get Your Gear

 

Before you head out to any of these lakes or water parks, make sure you have all of the necessary gear that you’ll need! Whether you need sunscreen, towels, floaties, coolers, or chairs, you can find it all at our local Target and Walmart

 

Living in Colorado and at Velo specifically puts all different kinds of places to explore right at your fingertips. Make sure to use that to your advantage. Have fun in the sun and be safe this summer!

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