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Curt Gowdy State Park

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Address: 1351 Hynds Lodge Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009-9004
Phone Number: 307-632-7946
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Visited with friends who were camping. They had teens who got to do water sports, bicycle trails, hiking, etc. Best part is that we all were mostly unplugged and actually did... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited with friends who were camping. They had teens who got to do water sports, bicycle trails, hiking, etc. Best part is that we all were mostly unplugged and actually did life, not Facebook. Beautiful area with fishing and camp sites. It is a State Park and is patrolled and safe. Highly recommend.

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Thank Timothy M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Curt Gowdy State Park is a real jewel. Many people in from Cheyenne, Laramie and the surrounding areas to there for a back to nature break. Only about 20 minutes from Cheyenne, Curt Gowdy sports two lakes, camping, picnic areas, out houses that are kept clean and lots of hiking trails. Granite Lake area has a archery area as well.... More 

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Thank Bonnie A
Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Despite being a large state park, this was a quiet, peaceful retreat. We only went for a few hours and sat by the water, reading. It was lovely. We will definitely go back to walk/hike and maybe camp. My daughter is 11, so not a young child or a teen. There are a couple of small playgrounds here for the... More 

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Janesville, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Curt Gowdy State Park is located off Wyoming Hwy. 210 "Happy Jack Road". It is approximately 30 minutes east of Laramie, WY or 30 minutes west of Cheyenne, WY.. The park encompasses around 3500 acres. The average elevation is around 7400 feet. Daily Park fees are $4.00 for Wyoming residents or $6.00 for non-residents.There are numerous hiking trails from easy... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a pit stop on us for a road trip and we spent 2 days enjoying the area. The reservoirs are gorgeous, a hike to hidden falls is a must and the mountain biking is a ton of fun. It is an iMBA trail system so trails are well maintained and sort of well marked. We stayed during the... More 

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Cheyenne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Curt Gowdy State Park is beautiful and quiet if you can manage to get there during the week. The park has trails for hikers and bikers and plenty of places to drop your line and fish and plenty of wildlife to see. The campgrounds are nice with a picnic table and plenty of room in between. The restrooms are clean... More 

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Kenosha, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We entered the park after driving the Happy Jack Road to Laramie. Found the Hidden Falls waterfall at the end of Crow Creek Trail. The falls were great and not to be missed. Kids loved wading in the water towards the waterfall. My only recommendation would be to bring some water shoes if hiking to the falls. We had a... More 

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Lakewood, CO
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

Curt Gowdy has a a trail system designed for mountain bikers. Many of the trails are for advanced and expert riders, but there are enough intermediate trails to enjoy a solid day of riding. In June the area is drop dead gorgeous with lush grasses and lots of pine forest. It has lots of camping spaces and two lakes for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

We only had a half day to explore, but we hiked up Crow Creek on a drizzly day with high water. We saw and enjoyed watching five deer and met some other nice hikers. Would like to come back and camp. Staff was friendly and welcoming!

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Henderson, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Nice location with great RV spots with electric hookups in some areas. Crystal reservoir is next to this reservoir. Also great good camping.

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