North Fork Big Thompson River

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North Fork Big Thompson River[1]
Basin features
Main source 13,120 ft (4,000 m)
40°29′20″N 105°38′38″W / 40.48889°N 105.64389°W / 40.48889; -105.64389
River mouth Confluence with Big Thompson
6,152 ft (1,875 m)
40°25′57″N 105°20′20″W / 40.43250°N 105.33889°W / 40.43250; -105.33889Coordinates: 40°25′57″N 105°20′20″W / 40.43250°N 105.33889°W / 40.43250; -105.33889
Progression Big Thompson
South PlattePlatte
MissouriMississippi

The North Fork Big Thompson River is a 22.7-mile-long (36.5 km)[2] tributary of the Big Thompson River in Larimer County, Colorado. The river's source is Rowe Glacier on the north slope of Hagues Peak, in the Mummy Range of Rocky Mountain National Park. It flows through Lake Dunraven, over Lost Falls and through Glen Haven before a confluence with the Big Thompson in Drake.

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  1. ^ "North Fork Big Thompson River". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-02-03. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey. National Hydrography Dataset high-resolution flowline data. The National Map, accessed March 25, 2011