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Cache La Poudre River

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Address: Fort Collins, CO
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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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A special tour of homesteads built in the 1860s

Each year special tours are set to hear about the homestead sites by relatives of that early generation. A wonderful historical review of the early canyon days.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Each year special tours are set to hear about the homestead sites by relatives of that early generation. A wonderful historical review of the early canyon days.

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Thank James N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always love the drive in any season. I can always count on taking several photos of beautiful scenes.

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Thank Denise T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Poudre river is 1 of my favorite rivers no matter if it is in the mountains or on the plains. It is always different and unique. I find it very peaceful and inspiring. Sadly, due tot he drought the water level is down and in some places it just now a dry creek bed. There is a beautiful trail... More 

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Thank Louetta S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is very close to Ft Collins and we spent about 3 hours including several stops for pictures and a drink on the back deck at Mishiwaka's. Great afternoon drive!!

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Thank Gina G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

it is an amazing river, free flowing trough Fort Collins and Colorado state. You can watch the fall colors or go fishing or white water rafting, it is so amazing place to be right in our backyard.

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Thank thor2705
Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The drive was beautiful years ago but sadly man has manages through throwing out Butts stroked with fire a beautiful place Then we have framing which destroys the water throughout more. I pray Colorado and rain and the north west gets snow and to regain growth

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Thank Sue D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

This is in our backyard so to speak. You don't have to drive very far to get away from the crowds. If you get thirsty or hungry, then there is the Mish.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Poudre Canyon is a must see for any trip to Ft. Collins. Even if it's a short trip up the canyon to the Stove Praire School turn and then left again at the Stove Praire for a return to Ft. Collins via Rist Canyon. Or dirve farther up the canyon all the way to the top of Cameron Pass.... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Cache La Poudre River is a gem. This Wild and Scenic River has not been dammed, so it is free flowing. This offers numerous uses, such as short drives to see the river and fall colors, along with other uses such as fishing, rafting, kayaking, picnicking, camping, hiking, and wildlife viewing. Often there are large bull moose at Cameron... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

The wilderness area around this river is fun for camping and hiking. The best time for rafting is May through July, and it is not for faint hearted. Want excitement and adreneline rush, go for Level IV and V rafting.

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