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Curt Gowdy State Park

1351 Hynds Lodge Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009
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Ranked #4 of 32 Attractions in Cheyenne
Type: State Parks
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Hiawatha, Kansas
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

What an amazing park. We stopped and went for a 6 mile hike. We thought we would take a look at the waterfall located at the end of the trail. The falls we're not worth the long hike like other night say. We were not impressed, but the beautiful views were amazing and priceless. It was amazing and great to... More

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San Antonio, Texas
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We visited the state park and hiked to the hidden waterfall and along the lakeside. Beautiful area with camping and biking trails as well. There was a $6 entry fee into the park that we payed at the visitors center which I recommend stopping at before you enjoy the park.

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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This park has two lakes and lots of opportunity for hiking, fishing, and camping, with campsites right next to the lakes. It's a beautiful area. I recommend a stop at the visitor center, where they will give you a map, recommend hiking trails, and answer any questions you might have about activities in the park. Even if you are just... More

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stopped at this state park to take a hike while we were driving through the area. We paid the $6 out of state entry fee and went to the visitors center. The lady on duty asked what we liked to do and recommended the hike to the hidden waterfall, which she said was the highlight of the park. The... More

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Wilmington, Delaware
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430 reviews 430 reviews
22 attraction reviews
529 helpful votes 529 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It's always been a great place to fish and camping but the addition of the Visitors Center with coin operated showers make it perfect for roughing without actually roughing it. Close to Cheyenne and Laramie but far enough away. They have a mobile canteen that comes in for part of the day in the summer but don't depend on it.... More

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Columbus, Ohio
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Great hiking and scenery. Trails can be tough in places if you have any physical challenges. There's a small "hidden" waterfall you can visit with a 2 mile hike each way.

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Towson, MD
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We went for an afternoon picnic and fishing with my wife, our daughter and son in law. Found a spot for the afternoon and caught a nice Rainbow Trout on my first cast. Thanks to the Loon who came by...nothing after that. Great spot for campers.

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Atchison, KS
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

We visited this park for the day to hike some of the trails. The scenery here is absolutely beautiful. We walked the trail that took us back to the waterfall, so I think a total of 3.5 miles. It was a great afternoon walk/hike (needed to do a little bit of climbing of rocks), and it was only $6 per... More

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Denver, Colorado
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117 reviews 117 reviews
48 attraction reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We almost didn't visit . . . the information online makes the park appear . . . uninteresting. We stopped at the information center at the entrance to the park. The nice woman at the counter gave us a map and suggested a couple of hiking trails (different routes with the same destination - a waterfall). We were pleasantly surprised.... More

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Laramie, Wyoming
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Great place for camping, hiking, fishing, water skiing and any thing else you can think of. Decent bathroom facilities are kept up with. Beautiful place

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