Aurora, CO is located in Arapahoe County. It has a population of 345,867, and ethnically diverse. Nicknamed the "Gateway to the Rockies," Aurora, CO, has long welcomed visitors and families who are relocating to Colorado. The city has a vibrant arts scene, generous outdoor recreation opportunities and access to the highest quality health care. It's also home to Southlands mall, featuring almost 2 million square feet of retail and dining, a movie theater and an outdoor splash pad turned ice skating rink in the winter months. Access to The Children's Hospital Colorado, Anshutz Medical Campus, and University of Colorado Hospital is a huge draw for many people moving to the area as well as the quick commute to Buckley AFB and DIA. The city of Aurora boasts some 100 parks and more than 5,000 acres of protected open space that encourage residents to enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle. The city's golf trail includes nearly a dozen courses, including six award-winning municipal courses open to the public. It's also home to Aurora Reservoir which offers a wide range of outdoor recreation opportunities including kayaking, sailing and many miles of trails as well as a "lakefront" lifestyle to its many residents. Aurora is one of the fastest-growing communities in the country and its affordability and development of many 55+ active adult communities make it a popular choice for families with young children who want to live close to their retirement-age parents.
Cherry Creek State Park
Wings Over The Rockies
Arapahoe Park (Horse Track)
12 Mile Stables (Horseback riding)
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