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10 Gorgeous Lakes To Visit Around Denver This Summer

We all know how swelteringly hot (but, thank goodness, not humid) it can get in the Mile High City in the summertime, and one way to beat the heat is to find open water. Some of us prefer to hike to secluded alpine lakes, while others may simply want to loll about on the reservoir. Either way, here are 10 lovely waterways near Denver that you just HAVE to see this summer.

Where do you go to get wet and reset in the summertime? Let us know in the comments!

R. Phillips
Exploring the wilds of Denver, Colorado, and beyond.