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About - Curt Gowdy State Park


Curt Gowdy is located just 24 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyoming and 24 miles east of Laramie, Wyoming. Take State Route 210 (Happy Jack Road) to County Road 106 .


Curt Gowdy State Park has seven sections of richly varied landscape, flora and fauna decorate the foothills of the Laramie Mountains. The beautiful attractions within Curt Gowdy State Park are near the crossroads of two major interstates, I-80 and I-25. There are three reservoirs, Granite, Crystal and North Crow. Granite offers excellent rainbow trout and kokanee salmon fishing as well as space for water sports. Crystal, the smallest of the reservoirs, has shoreline fishing for brown trout, rainbow trout and kokanee salmon.

Also, enjoy boating while at Crystal (15 horsepower limit). North Crow Reservoir is located 5 miles west of the Headquarters Building. This is an unimproved fishing area. There are no picnic tables, water supply, comfort stations, and is day- use only-very natural. There are a limited number of reservable campsites at the Tumbleweed and Camp Russell campgrounds. Aspen Grove campground is next to a free public horse corral for those visitors who would like to camp with horses.


Within the park is Hynds Lodge, which is listed on the National Register, and an amphitheater available for concerts, theater productions, and many other cultural activities. The area is one of low-lying meadows, gently rolling hills and massive steep granite formations. Wildlife abounds and bird watchers will be treated to a variety of non-native birds..


Hynds Lodge, Curt Gowdy Amphitheater Added to State Park Reservation System


September 14, 2017

Contact: Bill Conner, 307-632-7946


            To better streamline the customer experience, the reservation process regarding Hynds Lodge and the Amphitheater at Curt Gowdy State Park will change beginning October 2.

            Persons wishing to reserve either of those venues will need to contact the Wyoming State Park reservation system at 1-877-996-7275 or online at www.wyoparks.org. A non-refundable fee of $8 for online and $10 for phone reservations will be charged.

            Reservations for Hynds Lodge and the Amphitheater will no longer be able to be made by contacting Curt Gowdy State Park.

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