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beautiful and lush drive

I took this route home from a business trip to Steamboat Springs last week do avoid I70. What a... read more

Reviewed yesterday
momof2wildchilds
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Erie, Colorado
Nice drive, lots of photos

The drive up Poudre Canyon from Fort Collins is pleasant and scenic. Not quite as twisty and busy... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
ProfCoop
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DFW Texas
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Scenic canyon located inside the 612,000-acre Roosevelt National Forest, which provides year-round recreation.
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“Nice drive, lots of photos”
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Reviewed yesterday

I took this route home from a business trip to Steamboat Springs last week do avoid I70. What a great drive, wild flowers, the Poudre is running full force. I did see some rafters dropping in but the volume of water is pretty impressive. I...More

Thank momof2wildchilds
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

The drive up Poudre Canyon from Fort Collins is pleasant and scenic. Not quite as twisty and busy as driving the Big Thompson from Estes Park... not nearly as much traffic as I had anticipated on the Saturday before the eclipse. Be aware that there...More

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Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous ride!! We thoroughly enjoyed it!! Roads were very good, just ride slow and enjoy all the beauty around you!!Be sure to stop at the "Mish" for lunch!!

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Reviewed April 27, 2016

This is a wonderful drive with great views, lots of areas to stop and watch the water and see wildlife.

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Reviewed September 7, 2015 via mobile

We drove through here on our way to Canyonside Campground. It was a fun winding road overlooking the river much of the time. We stopped at our campsite and walked down to check out the water. It was crystal clear and cold. Next time we...More

Thank JasonCedarCity_UT
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Reviewed August 23, 2015

I've never been up the Cache de Poudre River canyon before, but always wanted to. If you've driven through the Big Thompson Canyon to Estes Park, or the Arkansas River Canyon to Salida, the Poudre Canyon compares favorably to either one. Gorgeous scenery, and plenty...More

Thank TUFish
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Reviewed July 22, 2015 via mobile

If you want to experience the Rocky Mountains of your imagination, you must make the drive from Fort Collins to Steamboat Springs through the Poudre ("poo der") Canyon. The river is strong and fast and clean. As you climb towards the top of Cameron Pass...More

1  Thank John M
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Reviewed October 16, 2014

Pretty drive up canyon with plenty of places to pull over and wander along the river. Staying in Fort Collins, we didn't want take the time driving to Estes. Glad we choose this scenic drive. Much less hectic than Big Thompson and closer. Hope to...More

Thank Jossey
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Reviewed August 6, 2014

Everyone who comes to Colorado knows the Big Thompson Canyon from Loveland to Estes (and on into Rocky Mountain National Park and Trail Ridge Road) as one of the scenic routes into the Rockies. But a lesser know and just as scenic route is Colorado...More

4  Thank Dave B
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Reviewed September 5, 2012

Colorado's Highway 14 takes you west trough the beautiful Poudre Canyon. The narrows are spectaular! If you go, be sure to stop in at the Arrowhead Lodge. It is now the visitors center for the forest service, but it was once a resort. Built in...More

3  Thank elbrooks
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