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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 .

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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.

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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 birdwatchers will be treated to a variety of non-native birds.

 

Curt Gowdy State Park public meeting scheduled January 31

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Contact: Christina Bird, 777-7878

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

            A public meeting regarding camping improvements to Curt Gowdy State Park is scheduled for 6 p.m., January 31 at the Wyoming State Museum Multi-Purpose Room.

            Plans are currently underway for improvements and additions to Curt Gowdy based on visitor feedback. Some of these improvements include a variety of camping opportunities such as larger pull-thru and group campsites with electrical pedestals, walk-in campsites and cabins.

            For more information about the meeting, please contact Christina Bird at 777-7878.

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Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails
A Division of Wyoming State Parks & Cultural Resources
2301 Central Avenue, 4th Floor, Cheyenne, WY 82002
307-777-6323www.wyoparks.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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Site Status

 

Our site is up and running, please view our hours to find a good time to visit! Thanks.

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Hours

 

Park is open 365 days, 24 hours

Visitor Center: Apr 1 - Oct 31     

  • Monday - Sunday
    • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Visitor Center: Nov 1- Mar 31          

  • 8am to 4pm - Open Wednesday - Sunday, closed Monday and Tuesday

 

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Curt Gowdy State Park
1264 Granite Springs Rd
Cheyenne, WY 82009

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