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Best white water rafting river ever!!

Highly recommend rafting down this river!! We had a blast!! Poudre River did not disappoint with... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Sarah W
Traveling Colorado

Stopped in the area for a few Hours for some restful exploring, wonderful area little bit hard to... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Chicago, Illinois
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“poudre river”(46 reviews)
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Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Nice drive. But can be crowded, especially in peak summer months. Never can fully escape the road noise. Gateway Park, along the way a must see.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Had a day and decided to take this ride. Was quite pretty through and through. Would certainly recommend it.

1  Thank ustophl
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Highly recommend rafting down this river!! We had a blast!! Poudre River did not disappoint with its scenic views!

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Stopped in the area for a few Hours for some restful exploring, wonderful area little bit hard to find Most of the Your car GPS may not get good reception you may need a good Backup like a cell reception and a good phone app...More

3  Thank SemperFi1775
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Like all the scenery around this area, this is stunning as well. The rushing river sends waves of relaxation over you as you stare at the water flowing over the rocks. Several places to view this river from, all are equally beautiful. Follow it for...More

Thank ChattaElder
Reviewed 15 May 2018

We found this by accident and it as a pleasant drive a bit out of town. Saw some rapids, folks fishing or hiking in the area.

Thank ladyme1
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Beautiful mountain, canyon and river views. Several picnic locations from FT. Collins to Willey Lumber Camp. Of course the further away from Ft. Collins, less people. In late March several rec. sites were closed but not all.

Reviewed 8 April 2018

Very enjoyable, scenic drive along the river. Multiple campsites, privies, etc. (some closed in winter). Probably gets very crowded in summer.

Thank Malcolm B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

The river is close to Fort Collins and offers places to camp as well as for fishing. It is a great fishing place.

Thank I6832LIrichardh
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Just hopping on the river for a few hours is so relaxing. From fly fishing to rafting, theres plenty of activites you can utilize the poudre for. Super nice float in town on a hot day.

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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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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.