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Curt Gowdy State Park

1351 Hynds Lodge Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009-9004
+1 307-632-7946
Review Highlights
Gorgeous park with a wealth of activities

The hike to Hidden Falls was alone worth the trip. Mildly challenging trail with a nice mix of sun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Indianapolis, Indiana
via mobile
Always a wonderful experience to be had in this area!

With a wide range of outdoor activities ... camping, bicycling, hiking, boating, fishing, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cheyenne, Wyoming
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  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
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“hidden falls” (11 reviews)
1351 Hynds Lodge Rd, Cheyenne, WY 82009-9004
+1 307-632-7946
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hike to Hidden Falls was alone worth the trip. Mildly challenging trail with a nice mix of sun and shade, glimpses of wildlife and impressive views. Rent a kayak or paddle board -- relaxing end to a great day. This park is a true...More

Thank hvonderh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With a wide range of outdoor activities ... camping, bicycling, hiking, boating, fishing, and equine trails ... very accessible to reach most of the facilities. We've been coming up to this area for decades. It's a convenient spot for many outdoor activities not too far...More

Thank underthebluesky2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I made a day trip to Curt Gowdy to see the hidden falls. The scenery and the views where unlike anything my central Illinois self had ever encountered. Everywhere you looked was more beautiful then the place before. Our kids had a...More

Thank Mandie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lot of people from Cheyenne and the surrounding area come in to go camping at this park. However, they don't seem to have any regard for nature at all. Our camping neighbors were foraging through the woods for firewood, leaving trash behind, and being...More

Thank zachfinnyo
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Nice drive from Cheyenne. The lake is beautiful. We did the hike to the hidden falls. A very pretty hike. The path stays near the water lots of trees for shade and we had a good breeze that day. There are a lot of mountain...More

2  Thank JandDKaylor
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Fathers Day 2017 was a beautiful day so we went up to Curt Gowdy State Park (our first visit). We have three little granddaughters and went as a family in our cars for the day. We really liked the visitor's center and small playground for...More

2  Thank Dmlsun
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Lots of hiking trails and some opportunities to boat and kayak on Granite and Crystal. Overnight camping also available. I think there is also a company out of Colorado (wish it was a WY company) that offers SUP rentals and kayaks but they're usually booked...More

1  Thank Brandy D
Reviewed 11 June 2017

While the rangers weren't super helpful with the first-come, first-served camping spots (which are all dry), I still ended up with a cozy spot on my own little knoll overlooking the lake. Apparently, the sites with hookups are only by reservation. Did the Stone Mountain...More

1  Thank Jill F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

We are from Arizona and we went to this park not knowing what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised. It is very pretty with rolling hills, trees and the lake. It looks like a wonderful place to camp, fish, kayak, paddle board, archery coarse, etc....More

2  Thank trvlne1
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Drove this amazingly beautiful park in mid morning when the lakes were populated by many Canadian geese. Many antelope & deer spotted. Rock formations & beautiful lakes everywhere, could not stop taking pics!

3  Thank marthag1947
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Colleen F
16 July 2017|
Response from b0ndsfamily | Reviewed this property |
From the Wyoming State Parks, Curt Gowdy State Park website: "There are a total of 169 campsites; 90 reservation only sites and 69 first-come, first-serve campsites. Many of the first-come, first-serve sites are suitable... More
Dennis K
14 April 2017|
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Response from b0ndsfamily | Reviewed this property |
Agree with Fred W.'s advice to check in with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. I recommend that you stop in at the Game and Fish headquarters just off of I-25 at the Central Avenue Interchange, on the NW corner and... More
2 February 2017|
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Response from nelsonskis | Reviewed this property |
Just call the park!