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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 .


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. All campsites are by reservation only. Aspen Grove campground is next to a free public horse corral for those visitors who would like to camp with horses.


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 to host first-ever Kindness Day

August 2, 2021


The Curt Gowdy Family, Wyoming State Parks Director Darin Westby and park staff announce the very first Kindness Day at Curt Gowdy State Park, August 7 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

This effort is a labor of love from the family of the renown sportscaster, passionate conservationist and humanitarian for which the park was named.  Kindness Day is part of a larger initiative to create a one of a kind Little House on the Park, blending a glorious pioneer past and a fairytale to teach children about kindness to all.  

Its programming and artistic activities will teach, inspire and emotionally impact the behaviors and importance of Kindness to children between ages of three to 12-years-old. 

This inaugural Kindness Day incorporates art, games, storytelling, interpretive programming and delicious treats and through it all, we hope children will experience a true venue of love and kindness.

This event is free to children and their families and is made possible by the Curt Gowdy State Park Family Fund, a nonprofit charitable 501c3 organization.  

Come join the children and express the love of kindness as we invite you to shine the light of love and joy to our world.  For further information please contact Christina Bird, District Manager at 307-631-1110 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .   



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Camping in Wyoming State Parks now open to ALL visitors. Social distancing guidelines in place. 




Park is open 365 days, 24 hours

Visitor Center: May 1st - Oct 1st     

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

Visitor Center: Oct 2nd - Apr 30th         

  • Open Wednesday - Sunday
    • 9am - 3pm
  • Closed Monday and Tuesday



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

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