Cherry Creek State Park is a state park located in Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States. The park is in the city of Aurora. The park consists of a natural prairie environment with an 880-acre (3.6 km2) reservoir at its center which is shared by powerboats, sailboats, and paddle craft. The Cherry Creek Marina and Yacht Club and offers mooring and catered events on the north-western shore. A large imported-sand swim beach is situated on the north-eastern side along with ample parking. The park has 12 miles (19 km) of paved roads and 35 miles (56 km) of multi-use trails which are open to runners, cyclists, and horseback riders. There are facilities for camping, radio-controlled aircraft, picnicking, as well as opportunities for bird watching, cross country skiing, and fishing. The park also contains an outdoor shooting range.  Park regulations specify fishing at least 60 feet away from the front of the Tower structure. Ice fishing when conditions permit.  Water sports and ice fishing permitted.

Try bait such as nightcrawlers, minnows, baby shad, jigging spoons, jerkbaits, Gulp and/or PowerBait.  Inspections are conducted from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the east boat ramp so be sure to carry your fishing license.  A parks pass is required for vehicles.

Our bait recommendations

Here's the baits that our Pros love for this lake.