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Cache La Poudre River

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Address: Fort Collins, CO

Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides...

Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.

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Delightful afternoon!

We wanted a little day trip into the mountains and found Route 14 going west out of Fort Collins to be one of our most memorable experiences. The drive along the Poudre River is... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

We wanted a little day trip into the mountains and found Route 14 going west out of Fort Collins to be one of our most memorable experiences. The drive along the Poudre River is breathtaking. Mountains and the cascading river up close and personal with many places to pull off and take pictures. We stopped at the Mishawaka Inn for... More 

Thank hisgrandma
Fort Collins, CO
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

I love to take pictures, the canyon is perfect for it. Get out and put your feet in the river. Or go rafting.

Thank murkam1
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Poudre is a delightful river Cascading out of the Rockies. Lots of places to stop and enjoy. Try Verne's in LaPorte for lunch.

Thank W4558SWchristopherc
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8 reviews
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We went down the river whitewater rafting. The views were stunning! We ran the last part in a bit of rain, but that does not dampen the beauty of this place.

Thank Holly v
Kansas City, Missouri
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 August 2016

My son and I floated inner-tubes down the Cache La Poudre River outside of Ft Collins recently. (Aug 6 2016) On an overcast day, and the temperatures hovering about 75, it made for a cold float! But well worth it! Both my 12 year old son and I were so glad we floated, bumped off of boulders, shot through some... More 

Thank smohler2016
Lusk, Wyoming
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Astounding Canyon, but I'd rather not bike it. Not much in the way of ridable shoulder and there's a lot of heavy traffic and tight corners. This is a tight canyon much of the time. To hike you really have to get away from the road. Camping is fine, and of course rafting, and fishing, but the walker or biker... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Driving West out of Fort Collins on Highway 14 you travel right along the Cache La Poudre River. The river has cut a beautiful canyon through the foothills and mountains. The Cache La Poudre is classified as the only wild and scenic river in Colorado. As you drive along, you can see many people rafting, kayaking and even floating inside... More 

Thank frodo60004
Hollywood, Florida
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Reviewed 11 August 2016

Great place for tubing, a swim, picnic or a hike. Beautiful natural rock formations and cool lovely water!!!!

Thank LaneysHappy
Brusly, Louisiana
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

If you want a mountain cayon experience that would be what you would have experienced 40+ years ago, then this is it. Unspoiled by tourist traps, you will find 'resorts', with cabins, and lodge feel. If you are looking for fancy, this isn't it. It's good old fashioned mountain vacation, with hiking, exploring, no cell service, or wifi (you don't... More 

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Reviewed 8 August 2016

Went on a group ride up to Cameron Pass and it was a good ride. They do have some loose rock over oil for about 11 miles so if you are afraid of rocks on the rode don't go. If you want to eat, there are very few places along the way. The best one is The Mishawaka. It has... More 

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