If there’s one thing that stands out among people living in Colorado, it’s their love of the great outdoors. It’s also well known they’re just as enthusiastic about outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, and running. This also includes paddlesports around Lone Tree like kayaking, canoeing, and SUP. Here are some of the places you can take part in paddlesports and enjoy the outdoors near our apartments in Lone Tree.
5280 Paddle Sports
5280 Paddle Sports is one of Colorado’s premier SUP companies. They specialize in paddleboard rentals, lessons, events, and sales. Anyone living in Lone Tree is lucky enough to be a short hop from their nearby location in Chatfield State Park. The park has a massive 1500-acre reservoir with a marina, a swimming beach, campsites, and hiking trails. You can rent paddleboards there by the hour, including paddles, life vests, and a brief introduction to using a SUP. Single and tandem kayaks are also available for rent. You should make your reservations and payments in advance online.
Rocky Mountain Paddleboard
Rocky Mountain Paddleboard operates out of Cherry Creek State Park on the park’s 880-acre reservoir. The park and its shoreline have picnic areas, trails, camping, and even a dog-off-leash area if you want to bring your furry companion. Rent SUPs, canoes, and kayaks by the hour, or take a lesson if it’s your first time. They also sponsor fun events like a full moon paddle, SUP yoga, sunset tours, and paddle + pints with live music. You can make all of your bookings online.
Colorado River School
For anyone curious about paddlesports but preferring to take a few lessons first, look no further than Colorado River School. This local non-profit educational river school offers a host of kayaking lessons in the area. Sign up for lesson packages such as an introduction to kayaking, the fundamentals of river kayaking, and river safety and rescue, to name a few. The school also hosts groups for team building and personal growth outings. Its mission is to provide transformative outdoor experiences.
If you want to have a picnic lunch after your adventure of paddlesports around Lone Tree, consider bringing some takeout barbeque from GQUE BBQ. If you’re searching for apartments in Lone Tree, contact us. We can arrange a tour for you.