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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


Buffalo Bill, Boysen, Glendo, Gowdy & Keyhole
HCB Warning

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Note: There is NO swimming in any of our water bodies in the park due to the fact that the water is used for drinking by the City of Cheyenne.

ALGAE BLOOM-West Causeway-8/5/22, Algae Bloom reported on the west side of the causeway, please do not swim or let pets drink from the water. Wash any fish off throughly and only eat fillets. See article for more details.





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 19 - October 1, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

Visitor Center: Oct 2nd - Oct 10th      

  • Open all week
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Visitor Center: Oct 11 - October 30

  • Thursday - Monday
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

 Visitor Center October 31 - April 15

  • Thursday - Sunday
    • 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    • Closed Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday

Phone Number







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

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