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The Top Secret Beach In Colorado That Will Make Your Summer Complete

In case you haven’t noticed, we here at Only in Colorado have summer on the brain, and nothing says summer quite like a warm and sandy beach! Before you go out and spend a bunch of money traveling to one of the coasts, take our advice and visit this Colorado beach that is sure to make your summer complete:

Tucked away within Lake Pueblo State Park lies the fabulous Rock Canyon Swim Beach; the state park’s only swimmable area that features not only cool water, but a beautiful beach area as well! Situated next to the famous Lake Pueblo Dam, Rock Canyon Swim Beach features sun-blocking cottonwood trees, acres and acres of velvety soft sand (that is perfect for tanning and/or picnicking), and shallow water for light swimming and inner tubing. In addition to the swim beach, Lake Pueblo offers exciting camping opportunities, as well as stellar fishing, boating, hiking, and more!

Lake Pueblo State Park is located at 640 Pueblo Reservoir Rd in Pueblo and is open July 1st (due to construction) through Labor Day. Admission to the Rock Canyon Swim Beach is free (with park pass). For more information on Lake Pueblo State Park and the Rock Canyon Swim Beach, please visit the Colorado Parks & Wildlife’s website.

Did you know that there are numerous beaches in Colorado? See for yourself by clicking 10 Little Known Beaches In Colorado That’ll Make Your Summer Unforgettable.

Annie
Annie is a freelance writer, content editor, and marketing whiz with a background in broadcasting and a passion for chicken nachos. When she isn't gushing about her love of Colorado, you can find her chasing after her two adorable sons and/or dreaming up a new home improvement project for her husband.