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Cache la Poudre Wilderness Area, Fort Collins

Categories: Wildlife Areas, Nature & Parks
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4.4/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web
The Cache la Poudre Wilderness is federally-protected area administered by the U.S. Forest Service, a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. It is located on the Canyon Lakes Ranger District on the Roosevelt National Forest in Colorado. This wilderness covers 9258acre and is characterized by steep, rugged terrain along the Cache la Poudre River. Elevations in this area varies from 6200ft to 8600ft. Only one trail, the Mount McConnel National Recreation Trail that is 3mi long, exists in this wilderness, and 9mi of the Little South Fork of the Cache La Poudre River flow through the wilderness.
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  • The entire area was caught in a horrible forest fire several years ago. This only adds to the contrast and beauty of the area. 
  • although u can still see scars from the fire it is gorgeous, and recovery is on the way. Absolutely love this area.... 
  • Driving up this wild river canyon is a real experience! You will pass both professional rafters and locals tubing down the river. Around each bend you'll see more ideal fly fishing waters plus interes...  read more »
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