Cache La Poudre River, Fort Collins

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Water Body · Nature / Park
The Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area (CALA) spans the Cache la Poudre River corridor from Bellvue to Greeley, Colorado. The Poudre Heritage Alliance nonprofit organization has been designated by congress to contribute to the preservation of CALA's history and heritage while educating the public about the river's historical significance. CALA was designated a National Heritage Area by the United States Congress in 2009. The Poudre is historically significant for its contribution to the development of Western water law and the evolution of complex water delivery systems. It has also played a crucial role in regional economic development and has become a focal point for recreation.
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  • When the river is running high enough, it is a great time floating on the river through town. Be sure to bring a shade or some sunscreen because you will want to keep floating all day!  more »
  • Beauty greats you on every turn. The natural scenery takes your breath away. One of the best motorcycle rides. Be prepared to be stunned with the beauty.  more »
  • I rode bicycle west along F st . trail ,came upon a small rest area,a bend in the river nice ! on the ride back I came upon this old guy ,an old snapping turtle, he was awesome looking! some body had left him some cookies or something. Please don't !
  • Beautiful area. Lots of outdoor fun

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