JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A pair of bear cubs, with mama not far behind, were spotted on the rocks near Cheesman Reservoir.
Denver Water, who manages the reservoir, tweeted about it today:READ MORE: Sally Strelecki, Woman Shot By Bullet Through Apartment Wall, Regains Consciousness And Defies Odds
Cheesman Reservoir is located southwest of Denver near the town of Deckers.READ MORE: New Hotel Licensing Program Aimed At Improving Safety In Wheat Ridge
The reservoir has a capacity for 79,064 acre feet of water, or 25,763,083,464 gallons.
The dam, according to Denver Water’s website, was the world’s tallest at 221 feet above the streambed when it was completed in 1905.MORE NEWS: Denver Startup Plans First-Of-Its-Kind Stacked Container Housing
It is designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.