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Activities: Viewing foliage, Hiking, Backpacking
Description: Scenic canyon located inside the 612,000-acre Roosevelt National Forest...
Scenic canyon located inside the 612,000-acre Roosevelt National Forest, which provides year-round recreation.
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Tremendous drive, beautiful river canyon, and nice forest service camping

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

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 of Forest Service camping along the road, and by the river. The drive from Fort... More 

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Berthoud, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

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 (12,000 feet) the canyon opens up and the rugged Rockies emerge. There is no traffic,... More 

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Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 have the time to hike Gray Rock Trail on next trip.

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Greeley, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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 Highway 14, through the Cache De Poudre Canyon and on over Cameron Pass to Walden.... More 

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Caseyville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars 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 the 1930s, the lodge has been nicely restored and the old log cabins has still... More 

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