Glendo State Park is a vast 22,000 acre park just across the county line in Platte County and just 20 miles from Douglas.
Outdoor recreation in Glendo State Park and the reservoir in general is some of the best to be found in Wyoming! Glendo State Park is open year round and features over 45 miles of trail to explore. Hiking and mountain biking are especially popular. There are 4 main trailheads; Dam Overlook, Wetlands, Two Moon and Sandy Beach.
Boating at Glendo
With 6 boat ramps there are lots of areas to launch watercraft. Whether you are motoring around on a fishing boat or paddleboarding along the shoreline there is over 12,000 acres of water within the park to enjoy. If you don't own a boat you can rent a variety of boats at the nearby marina. Remember to wear your life jacket and follow Wyoming boating laws and regulations.
Some of Wyoming's biggest catches are pulled from Glendo Reservoir. 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.
Camping is available throughout the park including 21 camping areas and over 5500 camping sites.
Day Use Shelters
There are seven day use shelters perfect for groups. Gather your family and friend for gatherings and celebrations. Shelters may be reserved in advance if you need specific dates. The Buffalo Run Group Area is a great area to reserve for a large group get together. It consists of a large shelter and six campsites. There must be a minimum of two camping units in this site for it to be used.
Day Use Shelters and Reserveable Campsites may be reserved by calling 877-996-7275 or booking online. Reservations are accepted up to 4 months in advance of your arrival date.