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Big Thompson River, Colorado

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AW Class: III-IV
Length: 7.75 miles
Average Gradient: 107 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 40.42805
Longitude: -105.30861

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 40.42305
Longitude: -105.22584


Paddling Rivers Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Big Thompson River, Larimer County, 3 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.75 miles long (Drake to Canyon Mouth)

   Big Thompson River, Larimer County, 5 miles away
      Class II-IV+(V+) - 11.5 miles long (Lake Estes to Drake)

   Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 11 miles away
      Class III - 6.5 miles long (CR 80 to Lyons)

   Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 11 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 1.8 miles long (Buttonrock Preserve to CR 80)

   Whitewater Outfitter - A Wanderlust Adventure, Larimer County, 13 miles away
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   Whitewater Outfitter - Rapid Transit Rafting, Larimer County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 14 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Poudre Park Picnic Gound to below Pine View Falls)

   Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 14 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7)

   Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 14 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.4 miles long (below Filter Plant to Picnic Rock Access)

   Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 15 miles away
      Class III - 3 miles long (Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Mountain Whitewater Descents, Larimer County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Whitewater Outfitter - Rocky Mountain Adventures, Larimer County, 16 miles away
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Hotels near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

La Quinta Inn & Suites Loveland, Loveland
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9.5 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites University, Fort Collins
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14.1 miles away
Candlewood Suites FORT COLLINS, Fort Collins
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14.4 miles away
Fort Collins Marriott, Fort Collins
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14.7 miles away
Hilton Fort Collins, Fort Collins
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14.8 miles away
Rodeway Inn Loveland, Loveland
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14.9 miles away
Travelodge Loveland/Fort Collins Area, Loveland
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14.9 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites Loveland, Loveland
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15 miles away
Best Western University Inn, Fort Collins
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15.3 miles away
Residence Inn Fort Collins, Fort Collins
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15.3 miles away
Courtyard Fort Collins, Fort Collins
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15.5 miles away
Holiday Inn Express & Suites FT. COLLINS, Fort Collins
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15.6 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Pinewood Reservoir - Windy Pines, Drake, 3 miles away

   Pinewood Reservoir - The Launch, Drake, 3 miles away

   Pinewood Reservoir - Blue Mt, Lyons, 4 miles away

   Flatiron Reservoir, Berthoud, 4 miles away

   Carter Lake County Park - North Pines, Berthoud, 5 miles away

   Carter Valley Campgrounds, Loveland, 5 miles away

   Carter Lake County Park - Eagle, Berthoud, 5 miles away


Marinas Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Carter Lake Marina, Loveland, 5 miles away

   Inlet Bay Marina at Horsetooth, Fort Collins, 9 miles away

   Boyd Lake Marina, Loveland, 15 miles away

   Boulder Reservoir Marina, Boulder, 19 miles away


Trails near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Crosier Mountain Trail, Larimer , 9 miles away

   Greyrock Trail, Larimer , 15 miles away

   Wintersteen Trail, Larimer , 15 miles away

   Husted Trail, Larimer , 19 miles away


Public Lands Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO, 17 miles away

   Lory State Park, Colorado, 10 miles away

   Boyd Lake State Park, Colorado, 16 miles away

   Barbour Ponds State Park, Colorado, 24 miles away

   Eldorado State Park, Colorado, 26 miles away

   Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado, 29 miles away


Lakes Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Lon Hagler Reservoir, Larimer , 9 miles away

   Dixon Reservoir, Larimer , 11 miles away

   Watson Lake, Larimer , 13 miles away

   Westerdoll Lake, Larimer , 15 miles away



Current weather conditions at Big Thompson River, Colorado
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Local climate location: RED FEATHER LAKES 4 miles away






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