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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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An excellent, money-free attraction to do

The Poudre River Trail is LONG. you can essentially follow this wonderful from clear east of Windsor all the way up into Poudre Canyon, with occasional breaks in the trail. In the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 27, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

The Poudre River Trail is LONG. you can essentially follow this wonderful from clear east of Windsor all the way up into Poudre Canyon, with occasional breaks in the trail. In the summer time, it is buzzing with activity from walkers, hikers and bicyclists. There are places to leave the trail while in Ft. Collins to grab a bite or... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2016

Many chances to pull off for a view or a picnic or to toss a fly into the stream. Further upstream opportunities about to snowshoe or cross country ski If you prefer rafting summer raft trips get booked solid so think early for reservations

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Only a short drive out of town and you are in a stunning natural setting. Whether you drive all the way "up the Poudre" or only a few miles, anywhere you stop is beautiful. There are many easly accessible places to stop for a picnic, fishing, photography, hiking or just taking in the natural beauty. Do some homework before you... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

The bike trail is great for short and easy rides. One of my favorite places in Fort Collins. Different seasons will bring different experiences there.

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Livermore, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

Imagine a 20 mile canyon which pours spring run off into a narrow canyon, then add incredible mountains, and terrain. That is the canyon. Traveling on a motorcycle it is amazing how beautiful it is.

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Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

This is a tamed river with a modicum of kaiak opportunities. It's best feature is that in Fort Collins there are attractive walking trails.

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Cannot wait for a day trip in the summertime! I can only imagine the joy of fly-fishing then --- should be fantastic!

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The Poudre River and Canyon offer activities suitable for everyone. The Poudre is a designated Wild and Scenic river and is the only remaining free-flowing river in CO. Follow the river from the mouth of Poudre Canyon for 60 miles to the top of Cameron Pass at an elevation of just over 10,000 feet and you will be rewarded with... More 

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Greer, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

been on the river since 1984 they have made changes in places to stop and of course the "vandals" have ruined some of the old places along the way. The Cabin from the mini-series Centennial was built up the canyon but the kids wrecked it, shame, have WWRafted this many times and fished it also. Good place to go for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Love this river-- every windy portion of it -- walk by part of it weekly -- it's clean and it's pretty mesmerizing to look at, kind of puts you in your place.

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