These 6 Sandy Beaches In Colorado Are Pure Paradise In The Summer

Not only do we have the beautiful Rocky Mountains to explore. We also have some amazing shorelines you must see for yourself.

Ridgway State Park

28555 US-550, Ridgway, CO 81432

15 miles south of Montrose on Highway 50, offers a large sandy beach located in a protected cove so the water stays calm and warms up nicely. There’s playground equipment nearby, so it’s great for kids — and a volleyball net is always ready for some adult or family action.

Boulder Reservoir

1776 6th St
Boulder, CO

Jackson Lake State Park

26363 Country Road 3, Orchard, CO 80649

Jackson Lake is ranked one of the “Top 15 Park Beaches” by Reserve America. Anglers, boaters, or naturalists realizing there’s too much fun for just one day enjoy the variety of water or land based recreational facilities found here.

Grand Lake

1026 Park Avenue
Grand Lake, CO 80447

At the western edge of Rocky Mountain National Park sits the historic town of Grand Lake, Colorado. It is a town where one steps back into time, where the store owners proudly manage their businesses, and greet visitors every day from their western boardwalk storefronts.

Chatfield State Park

11500 Roxborough Park Rd, Littleton, CO 80125

Float your boat in the lake, bicycle or hike on a trail that provides scenic views of the neighboring foothills and Platte River valley,  camp, ride a horse and even fly a model airplane – all at Chatfield State Park, nestled next to the foothills southwest of Denver.

Blue Mesa Reservoir

Blue Mesa Reservoir is one of Colorado’s must see destinations. It is located in Western Colorado near the town of Gunnison. Blue Mesa is Colorado’s largest lake being twenty miles long with 96 miles of shoreline.

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