Glendo Reservoir Facilities

food nearby lodging nearby primitive campsites bait and tackle maps available public facilities Boatramp available hiking/nature trails swimming canoeing information center license required watchable wildlife

Glendo State Park, P.O. Box 398, Glendo, WY 82213; (307) 735-4433. Recreation is managed for the Bureau of Reclamation by Wyoming State Parks and Historic Sites. Located on the North Platte River, 6 miles southeast of the town of Glendo, in Platte County. Access from I-25 via County Rd. 17 (Glendo Park Road). Glendo State Park has 7 campgrounds, 6 boat ramps, and a marina concession. Available species include walleye, yellow perch, and channel catfish. Channel catfish are stocked in the reservoir. Brown trout, rainbow trout, and channel catfish are stocked in the river above the reservoir. Below the dam, the river is stocked with brown, rainbow, and cutthroat trout. Plans to stock the river immediately below the dam with largemouth bass and channel catfish. Scenic overlooks and three interpretive nature trails. The Glendo Dam Wetlands Trail, located along the river, just below the dam, features two fishing/observation piers. The Muddy Bay Wetlands Interpretive Nature Trail is located on the east side of Muddy Bay. Glendo Dam Overlook Trail is located north of Glendo Dam. Across from Glando Powerplant below the dam there is a boat ramp giving access to the North Platte River.

  Glendo Reservoir  
  Pick-Sloan MBP  
(managing entity)
Department of Commerce, State
Parks & Historic Sites
  2301 Central Avenue Barrett Bldg  
  Cheyenne WY 82002  
Land Area (acres) Total 10197
  Developed Public Use 400
  Undeveloped 8676
Water Surface (acres) Total 12365
  Available for Recreation 12365
Shoreline (miles) Total 78
  Available for Recreation 78
Fees Area Entrance yes
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other none
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 7
  Campsites 195
  Tent Only Campsites 4
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 1
  Picnic Tables 6
  Picnic Shelters 7
  Swimming Beaches 0
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 6
  Boat Launch Lanes 9
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 1
Potable Water Campgrounds 3
  Picnic Areas 2
  Other Locations 3
Toilets Campgrounds 25
  Picnic Areas 1
  Other Locations 1
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 1
  Boat 0

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