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The river eventually passes through the City of Fort Collins, then joins the south Platte River east of Greeley. Historical accounts trace the name for the Cache la Poudre River to early French trappers who were caught in a snowstorm and buried their gunpowder in a.
National Heritage Area. The Cache La Poudre River Corridor National Heritage Area includes the year flood plain of the river from its emergence from the mountains to its confluence with the South Platte River. National Wild and Scenic Rivers designation. On Octo76 miles ( km) of the Cache la Poudre River were designated as a Wild and Scenic, under the Length: mi ( km).
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lands after designation. The Cache La Poudre Wild and Scenic River Management Plan is an amendment to the Forest Plan, and provides more specific direction for management of the designated section of the Poudre.
AREA DESCRIPTION The Cache La Poudre River is an outstanding attraction for visitors and residents along. The Cache la Poudre River and its tributaries flow through the major cities of north central Colorado. Ina major portion of the pristine Cache la Poudre and its south fork were added to the federal Wild and Scenic River system, the first river in Colorado to be : Howard Ensign Evans, Mary Alice Evans.
The Cache la Poudre River National Heritage Area (CALA), designated by Congress inis one of 55 National Heritage Areas throughout the United States and was the first to be established west of the Mississippi.
The CALA extends for 45 miles and includes the lands within the year flood plain of the Cache la Poudre River. It begins in Larimer County. Cache La Poudre River. Located in Fort Collins and just an hour’s drive from Denver, Estes Park, and Rocky Mountain National Park the Cache la Poudre River is Colorado’s first and only designated National Wild and Scenic River.
A Users Guide to the Wild and Scenic Cache La Poudre River [Maddox, Bryan Greene] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Users Guide to the Wild and Scenic Cache La Poudre River5/5(1). Situated alongside the Cache la Poudre River, Poudre Park visitors can enjoy a day in the sun with a picnic or cool off with a dip in the river.
Cache la Poudre River Designated a Wild & Scenic River, the Poudre has been essential to generations. The Cache la Poudre River is one of the most scenic and influential waterways in the West.
Preshistoric natives followed the river on their wanderings through nothern Colorado. Today, hundreds of thousands of people rely on the river for drinking water, irrigating crops, recreation, and developing communities.
The stream in northern Colorado has shaped local and national. The Cache la Poudre–North Park Scenic and Historic Byway runs through north-central Colorado's pristine woodlands, rugged peaks and the rushing Cache la Poudre River. Most stories revolve around the French fur trapping trade, and how they cached their supplies in the area before making the hazardous journey into the mountains.
Cache la Poudre "The Poudre" River forms a historic route through the Rocky Mountains, used by native Americans and French fur trappers who gave the river it's name - "the powder's hiding place".
The Poudre is Colorado's only federally designated National Wild and Scenic River, and is a favorite of rafting companies and fishermen.
The road runs through the Cache la Poudre River canyon, once a useful transit corridor for Native Americans and, later, white explorers. Today's visitors lean more toward recreation; whitewater boaters and anglers love the Poudre, Colorado's only. Just outside of Fort Collins, Colorado, the Cache la Poudre River offers pristine wilderness and fun whitewater.
The Poudre is Colorado’s only river designated “Wild and Scenic”. First-time rafters will enjoy the fun Class III whitewater of the Lower Poudre while more experienced paddlers can challenge themselves on the Class IV. Cache La Poudre River: Cache la Poudre Wild and Scenic River - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Fort Collins, CO, at Tripadvisor.5/5().
The Cache La Poudre is doubly distinguished among the many stretches of excellent fly fishing river to be found throughout Colorado. First, it is the only river in the entire state to receive the designation of a “Wild and Scenic River” from the US National Park Service.
Second, it has not 1 but 2 separate sections that received the designation of Wild Trout Waters by the Colorado. Cache la Poudre River Half-Day Trips. Offered up to 3 times daily late May - early September.
Age and Weight Restriction: All participants must be at least 7 years of age and weigh at least 50 lbs. Trip Duration: Approximately 6 hours. The National Park Service manages rivers in parks and works with communities and other partners to help support river conservation and river recreation across the country.
Explore the site to find rivers near you. The Cache La Poudre Rive " Wild Rivers are earth’s renegades, defying gravity, dancing to their own of humans always chipping away, and eventually always winning.”* The Cache la Poudre River is steeped in Tradition.
Being named Colorado’s first Wild and Scenic river, the Poudre River Has been an important travel route since Prehistoric times. The Wild & Scenic Cache La Poudre River. On Octoportions of the Cache La Poudre River were designated for protection under the Wild & Scenic Rivers Act.
The State of Colorado has approximatelymiles of river, of which 76 miles are designated Wild & Scenic. That is less than 1/10th of 1% of the state’s river miles. The Cache La Poudre was given the Wild and Scenic River designation and it is prized for its mostly undeveloped setting and minimal passing traffic.
It offers miles of accessible water within a day’s drive for Front Range anglers, as well as awesome camping, hiking, and access to some of Colorado’s more untouched natural areas. Rafting on the Cache La Poudre River, Colorado’s only National Wild and Scenic River.
Enjoy a rafting trip with A Wanderlust Adventure on the Cache La Poudre River, Colorado’s only National Wild and Scenic River. Federal legislators designated the Poudre River a Wild and Scenic river ina title given to the nation’s most. Get this from a library. Arapaho & Roosevelt National forests: Cache la Poudre: a wild & scenic river.
[Rocky Mountain Nature Association.; United States. Forest Service.;]. Cache La Poudre is one of the best go-to places to take a scenic route to one of the restaurants on the road, to view the vast beauty of nature. to pull out of the traffic and fish the river (with a fishing license), camp, hike, and for some booking a river rafting trip.5/5().
Start creating lifelong memories of fun, adventure, thrills and excitement. Experience a fabulous Cache La Poudre River rafting trip with family and friends in the incredibly beautiful Poudre River Canyon. Rapids like Pinball, Roller Coaster, The Devil’s Staircase, Thunder Alley, Doc’s Drop, Rocky Falls and Killer Bridge keep the excitement level high.
Surfing the raft. Get this from a library. Cache la Poudre wild & scenic River: draft environmental impact statement and study report. [United States. Forest Service.; Colorado. Department of Natural Resources.; Colorado Water Conservation Board.]. Over feet of Cache La Poudre River Frontage Open all year!.
We're located in the scenic Poudre Canyon along the Cache La Poudre River. This is Colorado's only nationally designated wild and scenic river. Colorado Highway 14 is kept open year around, so you can have the confidence to escape anytime.
You asked for it, so we made it happen. Join us on the only overnight trip offered on the “Wild & Scenic” Cache la Poudre River. This trip offers guests the opportunity to experience the Upper Rustic section of the Cache la Poudre, boasting fantastic mountain views, exciting whitewater and a real feeling of wilderness.
Cache La Poudre/North Park Scenic Byway - Starting in Fort Collins, this mile north-central Colorado trip winds through Roosevelt National Forest, Poudre Canyon and scenic North Park before dropping into the quiet town of Walden. Enjoy plenty of opportunities for hiking, wildlife viewing and fishing along the way.
The Cache la Poudre River (hint: Poudre rhymes with scooter) offers unspoiled wilderness and exciting whitewater. The Lower Poudre is a great summer adventure for families staying in northern Colorado. Quick-moving Class II-III rapids Pinball and Roller Coaster provide a thrill for children and adults.
Wild and Scenic – the only river /5(74). InCongress passed the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, which identified the Cache la Poudre River through the canyon as a potential candidate. A study completed in verified 83 miles of the Cache La Poudre River eligible for Wild and Scenic status.[2.
“Cache la Poudre Wild and Scenic River Final Management Plan,” ].Bighorn Cabins is located in the Poudre River Canyon 42 miles west of Fort Collins, CO. We are situated at 7, feet elevation between Scenic/Historic Highway 14 and the Wild Cache La Poudre River in an area known as Rustic.The Cache la Poudre River and its tributaries flow through the major cities of north central Colorado.
Ina major portion of the pristine Cache la Poudre and its south fork were added to the federal Wild and Scenic River system, the first river in Colorado to be Rating: % positive.