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Poudre Canyon drive

One of my favorite drives in the state. I never get tired of this drive or the wonderful stops on... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Marla H
via mobile
rock tunnel, camping spots, hkinh trails and pull outs to reach the river!

This is a must see when you visit Fort Collins! Skip Horsetooth reservoir and head to the hills, as... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
daavz
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Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

One of my favorite drives in the state. I never get tired of this drive or the wonderful stops on the way to Cameron Pass. The river is beautiful.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marla H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see when you visit Fort Collins! Skip Horsetooth reservoir and head to the hills, as this is a great scenic view of wildlife from elk to black bears!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daavz
Reviewed 21 November 2018 via mobile

We took a beautiful ride up through the canyon the beginning of October and really enjoyed the scenery. There are alot of spots you can pull over to walk around and get down by the river.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ColoradoYankee
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Although there is still fire damage in the lower regions, the drive up the Poudre River is still relaxing and awe-inspiring. Lots of pullouts for stopping to take pictures. Crowded in the warm months. Great places for hiking, picnicking, back country skiing and fishing. Not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shelsmomnat
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We drove up the river and went over the pass and over to Steamboat Springs. There had been a light snow and the Aplen leaves were still ‘quaking’

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JanDen13
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

My husband brought me up the canyon after a stressful week at work. It was a beautiful fall day with bright sunshine and golden leaves. There was little traffic on the hour’s drive up from Ft. Collins. We made several stops along the river for...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ColoradoKonaGirl
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Amazing place to get away from the city. So peaceful and quite. Went here just north of fort Collins and was very happy that we came

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Drove in for about 30 miles and it started to snow. Not wanting to get stuck in the mountains and being unfamiliar with the road we turned around and drove back out. What we saw was nice and will have to go again

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kris S
Reviewed 22 October 2018

No matter what season.... this is always a good place to go spend time. I've seen sheep along the hillside. The time I saw the seaman fire coming down the side of the canyon wasn't cool though. I pretty much always stop at the Mishawaka...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank redrustycar
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Cache la Poudre River is so different each season. It roars in the spring with snowmelt, offering great whitewater rafting and kayaking, and in the summer there are many campgrounds, picnic areas and trout fishing spots to enjoy. Yes, it's busy on weekends, so...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank ColoradoKristy
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Ktcbiker
13 June 2018|
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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...
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hoppyl61
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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PatD1243
19 April 2017|
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Response from l0uettas | 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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