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Secluded spot with fishing, trails and camping
Completed in 1932 after two years of construction at a cost of only $1.5 million, Eleven Mile stands 135 feet above the South Platte riverbed. The 6-mile-long reservoir is second largest in Denver Water's system and one of the largest bodies of water east of the Continental Divide.
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