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I am blown away by the beauty of Poudre Canyon at every time of year during all seasons. Such a... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2018
Courtney J
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beautiful and lush drive

I took this route home from a business trip to Steamboat Springs last week do avoid I70. What a... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
Erie, Colorado
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Scenic canyon located inside the 612,000-acre Roosevelt National Forest, which provides year-round recreation.
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I am blown away by the beauty of Poudre Canyon at every time of year during all seasons. Such a great drive and every pull-off spot along the road is amazing. The farther up you go, the less crowded and well worth it!

Thank Courtney J
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a few hours driving through the canyon - lots of places to stop and have a look at the river! Also really nice canyon to drive through. Lots of turns and stunning views. We thought it was an excellent introduction to the Rockies...More

Thank Wolfgang L
Reviewed 19 June 2018

I took this route home from a business trip to Steamboat Springs last week do avoid I70. What a great drive, wild flowers, the Poudre is running full force. I did see some rafters dropping in but the volume of water is pretty impressive. I...More

2  Thank momof2wildchilds
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The drive up Poudre Canyon from Fort Collins is pleasant and scenic. Not quite as twisty and busy as driving the Big Thompson from Estes Park... not nearly as much traffic as I had anticipated on the Saturday before the eclipse. Be aware that there...More

4  Thank ProfCoop
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This is a gorgeous ride!! We thoroughly enjoyed it!! Roads were very good, just ride slow and enjoy all the beauty around you!!Be sure to stop at the "Mish" for lunch!!

Thank Uffdatraveler
Reviewed 27 April 2016

This is a wonderful drive with great views, lots of areas to stop and watch the water and see wildlife.

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Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

We drove through here on our way to Canyonside Campground. It was a fun winding road overlooking the river much of the time. We stopped at our campsite and walked down to check out the water. It was crystal clear and cold. Next time we...More

Thank JasonCedarCity_UT
Reviewed 24 August 2015

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...More

Thank TUFish
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

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...More

1  Thank 913JohnM
Reviewed 17 October 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...More

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28 August 2018|
Response from Courtney J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, not too far away and it’s less crowded around that area usually.
7 July 2017|
Response from jodie_KSA |
I called a Campground today and they said we’d be fine with our 45 ft plus tow. Did you end up doing this? What was your experience?