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Group Picnic Shelters - Curt Gowdy

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Group Picnic Shelters - Curt Gowdy


There are 7 picnic shelters located throughout the park that are first come, first served.  There are 3 group shelters that can be reserved May 1-Sept 30 via the reservation website HERE - from Oct 1 - April 30, these sites are first come, first served.


  • Reservable sites are located in Sherman Hills, Camp Russell, and Twin Lakes Creek campgrounds.  
  • Please see Curt Gowdy Brochure & Map (above)
  • Year-round. Reserveable shelters may only be reserved May 1 - September 30.
  • A $66 rental unit will be applied per day, included in the reservation
  • Day Use fees apply for each vehicle entering the Park unless paid for by 1) Annual Day Use Permit or 2) another reservation for the same time period
  • Day Use fees must be paid at the time of arrival to the Park and are not included with the reservation. Advance payment may be coordinated with Glendo State Park by calling 307-735-4433

Click here to view the Permits & Fees page

  • A non-refundable booking fee will be applied to reservations



Site Status


We are currently in hunting season; with restrictions and limitations for that activity within the park.  Please call ahead for details before hunting in the park.  But as a reminder, the park is only open to BOW HUNTING.


Reminder, starting October 1st, all sites go to first come, first serve.  Also, water is shut off in the campgrounds on this date.  We still have showers year-round located at our visitor center.


We do NOT have a dump station at the park.  The closest ones are at the Visitor Center in Cheyenne and Wyoming Territorial Prison in Laramie.  Both roughly 25 miles away.




Park is open 365 days, 24 hours

Visitor Center: May 1st - Oct 1st     

  • Monday - Thursday
    • 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. (September 18th - September 30, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Visitor Center: Oct 1 - Oct 13th      

  • Open all week
    • 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visitor Center: Oct 14 - December 22

  • Wednesday - Sunday
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Closed Mondays and Tuesdays

 Visitor Center December 23 - April 19

  • Thursday - Sunday
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Closed Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays

Little House Kid's Activity House (Closed for the season) 


Phone Number







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

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