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Colorado whitewater, Cache La Poudre River

Larimer county, below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7 section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     2 miles
  The natural beauty of Colorado and the beautiful way the water current moves down the stream beats anything. The below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7 stretch of Cache La Poudre River in Larimer County is 2 miles long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class III-IV section. This river system is full of great paddling sections, the below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7 section is just one of them. If you've been
    whitewater rafting and kayaking outside Colorado you might find the rivers here a bit more challenging, so keep in mind that rivers here are less forgiving. Since you're on this site you are probably into whitewater rafting
or kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The beautiful Front Range scenery is an added bonus. Getting your paddling muscles activated and spending some quality time in nature are sure to keep you coming back for more. This stretch is  
short so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. The starting location is a short drive from Fort Collins-Loveland, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you wonít get lost. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.

Briefly about the general area:
Don't leave Cache La Poudre River without visiting Lory State Park; on a tremendous day you can take a hike along the Greyrock Trail. Just can't get enough of the Front Range. Near Cache La Poudre River you find Boyd Gulch which is a great place to visit; Cache La Poudre River is a site with many visitors from Bellvue.

Cache La Poudre River, below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7 road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Cache La Poudre River.
 Whitewater Near Cache La Poudre River:
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 1 miles away
      Class III-IV - 2 miles long (below Pineview Falls to Mile Marker 114.7)
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 2 miles away
      Class IV - 2 miles long (Poudre Park Picnic Gound to below Pine View Falls)
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 3 miles away
      Class II-III - 2.4 miles long (below Filter Plant to Picnic Rock Access)
Cache La Poudre River - North Fork, Larimer County, 5 miles away
      Class II-III - 11 miles long (Livermore Bridge to Main Stem)
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 6 miles away
      Class III - 3 miles long (Mishiwaka Inn to Poudre Park Picnic Ground)
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 3.3 miles long (Steven's Gulch Access to Mishawaka Inn)
Whitewater Outfitter - A Wanderlust Adventure, Larimer County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Cache La Poudre River, Larimer County, 11 miles away
      Class IV-V+ - 3.4 miles long (Narrows Picninc Ground to Steven's Gulch Access)
Whitewater Outfitter - Mountain Whitewater Descents, Larimer County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Rocky Mountain Adventures, Larimer County, 13 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Cache La Poudre River:
Eldora, Colorado , 45 miles away, 1600 foot drop, 12 lifts, 53 runs
Winter Park, Colorado , 54 miles away, 3060 foot drop, 26 lifts, 145 runs
SolVista Basin, Colorado , 55 miles away, 1000 foot drop, 6 lifts, 37 runs
Loveland, Colorado , 68 miles away, 2410 foot drop, 10 lifts, 92 runs
Arapahoe Basin, Colorado , 69 miles away, 2270 foot drop, 7 lifts, 105 runs
Snowy Range, Wyoming , 71 miles away, 990 foot drop, 5 lifts, 27 runs
Keystone, Colorado , 74 miles away, 3128 foot drop, 20 lifts, 135 runs
Breckenridge, Colorado , 83 miles away, 3398 foot drop, 27 lifts, 146 runs
Copper Mountain, Colorado , 87 miles away, 2601 foot drop, 23 lifts, 125 runs
Vail, Colorado , 94 miles away, 3450 foot drop, 31 lifts, 193 runs
 Marinas Near Cache La Poudre River:
Inlet Bay Marina at Horsetooth, Fort Collins , 12 miles away
Carter Lake Marina, Loveland , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Cache La Poudre River:
Americas Best Value Inn Fort Collins, Fort Collins , 14 miles away
The Armstrong Hotel, Fort Collins , 15 miles away
Hilton Fort Collins, Fort Collins , 15 miles away
BEST WESTERN University Inn, Fort Collins , 15 miles away
Quality Inn & Suites, Fort Collins , 16 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Cache La Poudre River:
Ansel Watrous Campground, Larimer County, 5 miles away
Laporte KOA Kampground, Laporte, 6 miles away
Cherokee State Wildlife Area - Lone Pine Unit, Livermore, 7 miles away
 Trails Near Cache La Poudre River:
Wintersteen Trail, Larimer , 1 miles away
Greyrock Trail, Larimer , 1 miles away
Overland Trail, Larimer , 9 miles away
Sheep Creek Trail, Larimer , 11 miles away
Jug Trail, Larimer , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Cache La Poudre River:
Rocky Mountain National Park, Estes Park - CO , 24 miles away
Lory State Park, Colorado , 8 miles away
Boyd Lake State Park, Colorado , 21 miles away
Roosevelt National Forest, Colorado , 25 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Cache La Poudre River:
City Park Nine Golf Course, Fort Collins , 13 miles away
Link-N-Greens Golf Course, Fort Collins , 16 miles away
Fort Collins Country Club Golf, Fort Collins , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Cache La Poudre River
Seaman Reservoir, Larimer , 3 miles away
Watson Lake, Larimer , 8 miles away
North Poudre Reservoir Number 1, Larimer , 10 miles away

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