Get out of the house: Curt Gowdy State Park

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  • By Airman 1st Class Brandon Valle
  • 90th Missile Wing Public Affairs
Court Gowdy State Park is located about 24 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyo., just off of Happy Jack Rd. The park has three reservoirs: Granite Springs Reservoir, Crystal Reservoir and North Crow Reservoir. With three different reservoirs to choose from, each with their own fish source, Curt Gowdy is a dream location for fishing enthusiasts.

Camping is one of the main features at Curt Gowdy. With more than 140 camping spots in 12 different camp grounds, people have many options at their disposal.

The park offers a variety of activities for the more adventurous to participate in - including hiking and mountain biking. There are more than 30 miles of trails to explore, starting around the reservoirs and leading people into the lush landscape that surrounds them.

For those with a need to be out on the water, Granite Springs Reservoir is the location to be. With a boat launch just inside the gates, one can be out enjoying the lakes in no time.

Curt Gowdy does charge an entrance and camping fee. For a single day use pass, the park charges $4 for Wyoming residents or military and $6 for non-residents. For use a camp site for one night, it costs $10 for Wyoming residents or military and $17 for non-residents.