Cache La Poudre River, Fort Collins

#2 of 19 in Parks in Fort Collins
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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  • The most beautiful part of our trip was spent on the drive along the river! We went up into Wyoming, then followed the river all the way back to Fort Collins. So gorgeous!  more »
  • The Cache la Poudre River is clean and crystal clear. The swift river flow made for an exciting raft trip. The river was void of litter and graffiti like other rivers I have rafted.  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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