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Cache La Poudre River

Fort Collins, CO
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a relaxing drive up the Poudre

Always a good time going up the mountain. Take a picnic lunch cause there are not many places to... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
621theresag
Beautiful drive

This winding drive along a very well used recreational area offers many looks at the Poudre River... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Nyceone
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Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“poudre river” (44 reviews)
“grey rock” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 3 June 2017

Always a good time going up the mountain. Take a picnic lunch cause there are not many places to stop & eat.

1  Thank 621theresag
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This winding drive along a very well used recreational area offers many looks at the Poudre River. We had fun watching kayaking enthusiasts and many rafters along the way. I especially loved the rocky formations along the road. The tunnel cut through the rock was...More

2  Thank Nyceone
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Beautiful streaming water. Great for picture taking. The greenery and rocks make a beautiful screen.

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I went on a rafting trip through Wanderlust Tours on the Poudre and loved it! The unique and pristine scenery is like no other place you'd see. If you can't raft then just drive or stop along side of the river. It's worth it.

1  Thank tjmitchell4
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

The Cache La Poudre River is one of the most beautiful and challenging rivers in the country. Don't hurry are you'll miss the purpose of Gods creation.

Thank bobholman1944
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is one of those places that modern demands should keep their grubby hands off. The canyon gets a great deal of traffic and countless tourists... this is fine. A good economy helps the river. But diverting it or damming it would just be a...More

Thank JPWindate
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

It was raining when we drove the Poudre river, but it was a great ride. The road runs right along side the river and you can see campsites here and there. Lots of people fishing and we seen one group getting ready to launch a...More

Thank Lisa J
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Just an incredible day trip to enjoy this awesome canyon so close to our little city. Locals just say we are heading "up the canyon'. Fast moving water in the spring for rafters and kayakers, slow meandering in the summer and fall. A great time...More

Thank Scomule
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Reviewed 18 May 2017

We really enjoyed the natural beauty of the Fort Collins landscape. The Poudre River is set against the backdrop of beautiful rocky terrain was breath taking. In NZ we are spoilt with our rolling hills and rivers but this was also breathtaking.

Thank 6NZSAMOANS
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

The area is very convenient to Ft. Collins and is beautiful for a drive, picnic, hike and mountain bike. Great kayaking too, a challenging river, I am not sure of the grade level, but depending on the time of year and the stretch I'm sure...More

Thank R Bruce D
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Linda L
18 August 2017|
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Response from L1Martinez | Reviewed this property |
Most of the pull offs going up the Canyon are free. There are probably Day fee picnic areas and any camping overnight is usually State owned and will most likely require a fee. All fees are very reasonable. The best time to... More
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Pat D
19 April 2017|
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Response from Louetta S | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, the Poudre is an easier drive. Not like the Big Thompson or Rocky Mountain National Park. Yes, it is a 2 lane road. I think it is less stressful. You often see Hummingbirds. Hopefully, it works for you.
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George E
31 August 2016|
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Response from Valerie B | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw this. No, not at all. There are a few parts you have to slow down more for the bends in the road, but stretches of pasture between the mountains. You are more likely to see wildlife easily in the Poudre... More
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