Located just east of downtown Denver on I-70, Aurora has a population of over 275,000, making it the third most populous community in the state. The city is just 15 minutes from Denver International Airport.
The city features a municipal park that offers year-round recreational opportunities. Aurora also features three public reserviors, popular for boating, sailing, swimming, fishing, and more. Barr Lake State Park is nearby.
Aurora is part of the Denver, Colorado metro area.