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Big Thompson River, Colorado

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QUICK STATS
AW Class: II-IV+(V+)
Length: 11.5 miles
Average Gradient: 102 fpm
  
Putin Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 40.42619
Longitude: -105.34385

Takeout Location Coordinates:
Latitude: 40.42637
Longitude: -105.3054


Paddling Rivers Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Big Thompson River, Larimer County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 7.75 miles long (Drake to Canyon Mouth)

   Big Thompson River, Larimer County, 1 miles away
      Class II-IV+(V+) - 11.5 miles long (Lake Estes to Drake)

   Whitewater Outfitter - Rapid Transit Rafting, Larimer County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter

   Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 6.5 miles long (CR 80 to Lyons)

   Saint Vrain Creek - North, Boulder County, 10 miles away
      Class IV(V) - 1.8 miles long (Buttonrock Preserve to CR 80)

   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 - 3 miles long (Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground)

   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 III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Steven's Gulch Access to Mishawaka Inn)

   Saint Vrain Creek - South, Boulder County, 15 miles away
      Class V+ - 5 miles long (Confluence to 1 in 5 Rapid)

   Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 15 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.4 miles long (below Filter Plant to Picnic Rock Access)

   Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 16 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 3.4 miles long (Narrows Picninc Ground to Steven's Gulch Access)


Hotels near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

Estes Park Resort, Estes Park
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11.9 miles away
Rodeway Inn Estes Park, Estes Park
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11.9 miles away
Quality Inn Estes Park, Estes Park
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12.2 miles away
Best Western Plus Silver Saddle Inn, Estes Park
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12.4 miles away
Econo Lodge Estes Park, Estes Park
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12.7 miles away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Loveland, Loveland
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13.4 miles away
The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park
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13.5 miles away
Historic Crags Lodge, Estes Park
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14.1 miles away
The Stanley Hotel, Estes Park
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14.3 miles away
Marys Lake Lodge, Estes Park
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15 miles away
Nickys Resort, Estes Park
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15.6 miles away
Castle Mountain Lodge, Estes Park
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15.7 miles away
* Distances listed are direct linear distances, actual travel distance may be different.


Campgrounds near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Seven Pines Campground and Cabin, Drake, 4 miles away

   Pinewood Reservoir - Windy Pines, Drake, 4 miles away

   Pinewood Reservoir - The Launch, Drake, 4 miles away

   Pinewood Reservoir - Blue Mt, Lyons, 5 miles away

   Flatiron Reservoir, Berthoud, 7 miles away

   Carter Lake County Park - North Pines, Berthoud, 8 miles away

   Carter Lake County Park - Eagle, Berthoud, 9 miles away


Marinas Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Carter Lake Marina, Loveland, 9 miles away

   Inlet Bay Marina at Horsetooth, Fort Collins, 12 miles away

   Boyd Lake Marina, Loveland, 19 miles away

   Boulder Reservoir Marina, Boulder, 20 miles away


Trails near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Crosier Mountain Trail, Larimer , 5 miles away

   Husted Trail, Larimer , 15 miles away

   Greyrock Trail, Larimer , 15 miles away

   Wintersteen Trail, Larimer , 15 miles away


Public Lands Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO, 13 miles away

   Lory State Park, Colorado, 12 miles away

   Boyd Lake State Park, Colorado, 20 miles away

   Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado, 26 miles away

   Eldorado State Park, Colorado, 26 miles away

   Barbour Ponds State Park, Colorado, 27 miles away


Lakes Near Big Thompson River, Colorado:

   Lon Hagler Reservoir, Larimer , 13 miles away

   Dixon Reservoir, Larimer , 14 miles away

   Watson Lake, Larimer , 15 miles away

   Seaman Reservoir, Larimer , 16 miles away



Current weather conditions at Big Thompson River, Colorado
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Local climate location: RED FEATHER LAKES 2 miles away






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