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About Our Site - Glendo State Park


Glendo State Park is a 22,000 acre park in Platte County Wyoming, and exists on and around Glendo Reservoir. The park is administered by the State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails division of Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources. With 10,000 acres of land and 12,000 acres of water, our park has a wide variety of recreation options, which are open and accessible year-round! We have 45 miles of multi-use, non-motorized trails, which make for excellent hiking and biking for expert and novice trail users alike. Six boat ramps provide seasonal water access for all manner of boaters. If you're looking to fish, Glendo Reservoir is home to one of the best walleye fisheries in the state, along with healthy populations of a variety of other fish, both out on the reservoir and in the tailwaters below the dam.

OUR WATER LEVELS VARY SIGNIFICANTLY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. Before planning your trip, make sure to check our reservoir capacity and elevation here, and then take a look at our pages about boating for information on which ramps are accessible! If you're consideringing an overnight stay, we have over 500 campsites spread across 19 campgrounds to accommodate your needs. Please explore our website for information about campgrounds and amenities, to make sure that you know how and where to find the facilities you are looking for. If you're curious about what makes Glendo special, please take a look at this short message from our superintendent, Brian Johnson.


Directions to the main fee booth

From I-25:

  • Take Exit 111 off of I-25, then turn towards the town of Glendo
  • At the stop sign, turn right onto Highway 319/ N Yellowstone Highway
  • After two blocks, turn left on C Street
  • After one block, turn right on Glendo Park Road
  • Travel south for about 1.5 miles. The booth is in the middle of the road.
  • To get to park headquarters, go past the fee booth and stay on Glendo Park Road for another 2 miles. Headquarters will be on your left, just past the Marina.


There is a lot to do at Glendo! For details on different facilities and recreation opportunities around the park, please head over to our Activities and Amernities page, where you can find information on everything from boat ramps to campsites. If you're looking for news and program information, please check out the News & Updates page, or find us on Facebook and follow us there. If our webpage doesn't have the answers that you're looking for, please feel free to give our office a call at (307) 735-4433. Thank you for considering us for your next trip outdoors, we look forward to seeing you!





Reservoir Updates - Glendo State Park


Data as of May 18th

Reservoir Capacity: 86.5%

Water Temperature: data coming soon*

Inflow: 829 cfs

Outflow: 1036 cfs

Open Boat Ramps: Elkhorn, Bennett Hill, Reno Cove, Whiskey Gulch, Marina, Indian Point


     *Water temperature is measured approximately 6" in the water at the end of the Whiskey Gulch boat dock every Thursday around 1pm



Press Releases - Glendo State Park

Glendo State Park to host public meeting


Glendo State Park will host a public meeting on March 16th from 7:00pm -8:00 pm at the Glendo Town Hall, 114 S Yellowstone Hwy, Glendo, WY.  

Glendo State Park would like to add a permanent disc golf course in the Whiskey Gulch Campground and is seeking community input and engagement. The disc golf course will provide another recreational opportunity in the park and give visitors a new experience. Park staff will provide maps of the proposed course during the meeting and explain the scope of the project.

For more information regarding the meeting, please contact Park Superintendent, Brian Johnson (307) 735-4433.


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Trails - Glendo State Park

A new non-motorized single track trail system was created at Glendo in the past few years. Trail construction began in 2010 and has continued until 2015. There are now over 45 miles of trails that are used for mountain biking and hiking. The trails offer an adventure for every person, it doesn’t matter what your skill level is we have something for you. There are three main trailheads and each one offers a different adventure. You could ride along the Glendo Wetlands area and possibly see some turtles or even a muskrat. The eastern and northern part of the trail system will give you the feel of the mountains as you ride through pine and cedar trees. Be on the lookout for Mule Deer and Turkeys as you travel the mountainous trails. The trails offer a view of the park that few people ever see.

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Site Status


COVID-19 Coronavirus
Important Information:

Camping in Wyoming State Parks now open to ALL visitors. From October 1st, 2020 to April 30th, 2021, all campsites at Glendo State Park will be available only on a first-come, first-served basis. Social distancing guidelines are in place. 




The park is open year-round for day use and camping. Day use permits are required from 6AM to 10PM, and camping permits are required from 10PM to 6AM. Fee booths are open Mon-Sun, from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Otherwise, fees can be paid by cash or check, at canisters stationed at each park entrance, which are available 24/7.

Park Headquarters Hours:

  • Memorial Day-Labor Day: 7:30AM-4:00PM, Mon-Sun
  • Labor Day-Memorial Day: 7:30AM-4:00PM, Mon-Fri



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 Glendo State Park
 397 Glendo Park Rd
 Glendo, WY 82213

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