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Whitewater rafting down the Cache La Poudre was a phenomenal experience! We used Mountain... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Park Ridge, United States
Hiking, Fishing, Camping

Great wilderness area. Many good campsites, both developed and rustic. We saw many folks fly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stan T
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Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Whitewater rafting down the Cache La Poudre was a phenomenal experience! We used Mountain Whitewater Decents and getting the tour from our guide - Bobby "Whitewater Jesus" - was awesome. I'd recommend to anyone without hesitation!

Thank A7111EMkeving
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great wilderness area. Many good campsites, both developed and rustic. We saw many folks fly fishing, so seems like a hot spot for that. This is also just a great place to go for a scenic drive.

Thank Stan T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely drive to the top of the pass. Possibility for moose!! The Poudre Falls is lovely. The tunnels are fun too

Thank Terry W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Cache La Poudre river has excellent Fly Fishing above and below Fort Collins, and even thru the middle of town. A bike path follows the river almost all the way to Greeley. There are numerous parks, reservoirs, golf courses, tennis courts, and other recreations...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rode motorcycles thru in August. Not a lot of places open before 11 a.m. Beautiful scenery. worth the drive!

Thank Roving277512
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a beautiful path along the river. Well maintained and traveled. My only concern is how fast some bikers speed along the trail.

Thank Judith S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The drive through the tunnel is unique & the canyon scenery is incredible! The river is so clean. Be sure to stop at Mishawaka for lunch & a craft brew.

Thank Susan A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled this way to Ft. Collins and it was a magnificent drive. It's a beautiful canyon and river and not overcrowded. I would have liked to spend more time hiking and exploring.

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a amazing view and hike. We went there both mornings we were visiting and it was so peaceful and beauitful..

Thank JDD800
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went white water rafting on the Poudre. It was awesome. We had the best time. We went with Rocky mountain adventures and the guides were all cool and kept us all safe.

Thank Kellie N
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Response from likeparty | Reviewed this property |
Takes me 2 days...I guess you could do it in half a day as Scott said above. There is a lot here to see...
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
19 April 2017|
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.