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Swimming - GUERNSEY

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Swimming - GUERNSEY


Guernsey State Park is beautifully situated around Guernsey Reservoir. Guernsey State Park has long been an attraction to boaters, water skiers and swimmers. Its miles of shoreline provide public access to the reservoir which is suitable for all types of water-based recreation activities.



The entire reservoir is open to swimming activities. Actual “beaches” are located at the Parks’ Sandy Beach, Sandy Point and Sandy Cove Campgrounds.


Swimming activities are available as water levels allow, generally April through September are suitable for swimming. Daylight hours provide the safest time for swimming activities.


All vehicles entering Guernsey State Park are required to have the appropriate SPHS&T daily use permits.




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Despite recent fire restrictions instituted by the Platte County Commission, an enjoyable camping experience is still possible at Glendo and Guernsey state parks.

Propane grills and stoves can still be used to prepare popular camping dishes and provide adequate warmth.

However, as always, park patrons are reminded that possession of all fireworks is prohibited.



  • Guernsey State Park is open all year. Since we do have overnight camping the park is open 24 hours per day with the appropriate permits.
  • The Guernsey Museum is a seasonal facility that is open from May 1st through September 30. Visitors may visit the Museum between the hours of 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m..

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