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Breathtaking ride!

We drove up the river and went over the pass and over to Steamboat Springs. There had been a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
JanDen13
A Peaceful Day Trip

My husband brought me up the canyon after a stressful week at work. It was a beautiful fall day... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ColoradoKonaGirl
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Fort Collins, Colorado
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“beautiful drive”(28 reviews)
“poudre river”(46 reviews)
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Colorado's only designated National Wild and Scenic River provides thrilling whitewater and paddling adventures.
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove up the river and went over the pass and over to Steamboat Springs. There had been a light snow and the Aplen leaves were still ‘quaking’

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband brought me up the canyon after a stressful week at work. It was a beautiful fall day with bright sunshine and golden leaves. There was little traffic on the hour’s drive up from Ft. Collins. We made several stops along the river for...More

Thank ColoradoKonaGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place to get away from the city. So peaceful and quite. Went here just north of fort Collins and was very happy that we came

Thank rosealanna237
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove in for about 30 miles and it started to snow. Not wanting to get stuck in the mountains and being unfamiliar with the road we turned around and drove back out. What we saw was nice and will have to go again

Thank Kris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No matter what season.... this is always a good place to go spend time. I've seen sheep along the hillside. The time I saw the seaman fire coming down the side of the canyon wasn't cool though. I pretty much always stop at the Mishawaka...More

Thank redrustycar
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The Cache la Poudre River is so different each season. It roars in the spring with snowmelt, offering great whitewater rafting and kayaking, and in the summer there are many campgrounds, picnic areas and trout fishing spots to enjoy. Yes, it's busy on weekends, so...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018

not the best drive in colorado......dry not much scenic till 60miles up the canyon. lot of idiots driving on weekends and holidays. I avoid at all costs on these times been doing it since the 60' and don't enjoy it except to go snow shoeing...More

1  Thank visit-often-to-NM
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

Just 6 miles north of Fort Collins, Poudre Canyon offers a variety of breathtaking views from massive rock cliffs to many beautiful scenes of the river, often with fly fishermen trying their luck in the fast flowing water. The dramatic results of fires about 6...More

Thank Ed S
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Whitewater rafting down the Cache La Poudre was a phenomenal experience! We used Mountain Whitewater Decents and getting the tour from our guide - Bobby "Whitewater Jesus" - was awesome. I'd recommend to anyone without hesitation!

Thank A7111EMkeving
Reviewed 6 September 2018

Great wilderness area. Many good campsites, both developed and rustic. We saw many folks fly fishing, so seems like a hot spot for that. This is also just a great place to go for a scenic drive.

Thank Stan T
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Ktcbiker
13 June 2018|
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Response from likeparty | Reviewed this property |
Takes me 2 days...I guess you could do it in half a day as Scott said above. There is a lot here to see...
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hoppyl61
18 August 2017|
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Response from L1Martinez | Reviewed this property |
Most of the pull offs going up the Canyon are free. There are probably Day fee picnic areas and any camping overnight is usually State owned and will most likely require a fee. All fees are very reasonable. The best time to... More
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PatD1243
19 April 2017|
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Response from Louetta S | Reviewed this property |
In my opinion, the Poudre is an easier drive. Not like the Big Thompson or Rocky Mountain National Park. Yes, it is a 2 lane road. I think it is less stressful. You often see Hummingbirds. Hopefully, it works for you.
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