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Cache La Poudre River

Fort Collins, CO
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Ranked #2 of 34 attractions in Fort Collins
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Kayaking
Description: Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.
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Fort Collins, CO
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Natural setting, lovely drive, interesting landscape. A picnic at one of the many waysides is very nice.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

I love this river. Fishing, rafting, kayaking, hiking, or just driving along it is an experience to be remembered! Fantastic place!!

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Cape Carteret, North Carolina
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is worth the 15 minutes from Fort Collins it takes to begin to see this natural beauty. Drive West on Hwy 14 and expect majestic views and wild water. The three hour trip to the Continental Divide is a must do for real nature lovers. Make the effort to see this river, better yet take a rafting trip. There... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Walk, jog, or bike ride the trails year round. Tubing and fishing in the summer is great fun. It's a beautiful river with great trails.

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Laporte, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

I drive over it every day, raft on it, picnic near it, and hike along it. It has had some damage from the flood and fires, but riding a bike on the paved (and snowplowed!) trail for 12 miles along it from LaPorte to the Environmental Learning center is one of my favorite activities. Long live the Poudre!!

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Greeley, Colorado
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013

It is a taste of Colorado that you just have to see to appreciate. I especially recommend it in Fall and Summer. Go hiking and then head to Vern's Place for pie, coffee, ice cream or a huge lunch or dinner.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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50 reviews 50 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We started in RMNP and went out through Grand Lake then on up to Walden, back down towards Gould. Here we checked out State Forest State Park and the trails and Moose. We then went up over Cameron Pass and followed the river towards Fort Collins. This was very scenic, it is also a very windy narrow canyon drive so... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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102 reviews 102 reviews
16 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We took some towels, chairs and snacks down the banks to play in the water. Family of 6 plus a dog all went swimming. It was lots of fun to see people coming down in the tubes. Water was a bit cold but lots of fun once you got in.

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We rented some bikes in Fort Collins and followed the river trail for a while. The views are nice and the environment is very quiet and relaxed. If you want to escape the city and enjoy nature for a while, this is certainly recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Drive through and enjoy the view...you will not be Disappointed. The rivers winds for miles. Small cottages and tiny bridges all the way along

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