If you're looking for this watering hole, you have to travel to Leadville, which is located about two-and-a-half hours southwest of Denver.
Twin Lakes 10-4-11Rory Pettinger
Located not too far from Fort Collins, the Horsetooh Reservoir is the preferred spot for CSU students go to get their tan on. (Photo: A boat skims across Horsetooth Reservoir in Larimer County on July 1, 2013.)
If you're looking to enjoy some splash and don't want to travel too far, your best best in Boulder Creek. You can not only swim, but enjoy tubing and fly flishing as well. (Photo: South Boulder Creek on the Toll Property in Gilpin County)
Grand Lake, nearly a mile in length, offers opportunities other than swimming for the most adventorous. It is about a 2-hour drive from Denve.r Amanda Gropp
Located north of Steamboat Springs, Strawberry Park Hot Springs is the perfect getaway for those that want some quiet. (Photo: Strawberry Park Hot Springs in Steamboat Springs) Max Felix
Photo of jet skiers at Cherry Creek Reservoir (Photo courtesy: Colorado Parks and Wildlife)
Chatfield Reservoir is located in Littleton.
Mohawk Lake is located in Breckenridge, about two hours southwest of Denver.
Maroon Bells And Maroon Lake Near Aspen - 9/26/08Steven Van Valkenburg
The dock at Lake Dillon, located in the Town of Dillon. James Dougherty/7NEWS
Cache La Poudre River (Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)