<< New Search

Parks around Glendo



Total Results: 3488

Glendo Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-735-4433 Distance: 1.67 miles

Within sight of 10,272 foot Laramie Peak, Glendo Reservoir serves as an important resting and feeding place for numerous wetlands birds. It is also very attractive to migrant and nesting passerine species as they follow the North Platte River during migration. Glendo Dam and reservoir are features of the Pick Sloan Missouri Basin Project - Glendo Unit. Recreation is managed for the Bureau of Recl...

Explore

Guernsey Reservoir National Park

12 Activites Phone: (307)-836-2334 Email: GPWebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 13.77 miles

One hundred and eighty miles below Alcova Dam and 25 miles below Glendo Dam, the Guernsey Dam, North Platte Project, controls the river flow of the North Platte. Water released from Pathfinder Reservoir can be stored and released to fit varying irrigation demands. Water is released through the Guernsey Powerplant. The dam is in a rocky canyon 2 miles northwest of the town of Guernsey, in Platt...

Explore

Fort Laramie National Historic Site

Rank: 267 2 Activites Email: FOLA_Information@nps.gov Distance: 28.15 miles

Originally established as a private fur trading fort in 1834, Fort Laramie evolved into the largest and best known military post on the Northern Plains, before its abandonment in 1890. This "grand old post" witnessed the entire sweeping saga of America's western expansion and Indian resistance to encroachment on their territories.

Explore

East Canyon Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (801)-829-6866 Email: parkcomments@utah.gov Distance: 56.35 miles

Recreation at East Canyon Dam and reservoir, a feature of the Weber Basin Project, is managed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The reservoir has a surface area of 680 acres and is situated in an open setting 12 miles south of Morgan. THe elevation is about 5,700 feet elevation. Managed recreation season all year with high use occurring ...

Explore

Agate Fossil Beds National Monument Park

Rank: 346 4 Activites Email: agfo_ranger_activities@nps.gov Distance: 63.16 miles

During the 1890s, scientists rediscovered what the Lakota Sioux already knew—bones preserved in one of the world's most significant Miocene Epoch mammal sites. Yet, this place called "Agate" is a landscape that reflects many influences—from early animals roaming the valleys and hills, to tribal nations calling the High Plains home, to explorers passing through or settling in the American West...

Explore

Muddy Mountain Recreation Area And Education Center National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 67.46 miles

The 1,260-acre Muddy Mountain Environmental Education Area (EEA) is a popular recreation area south of Casper. There is a two-mile interpretive nature trail that connects the Lodgepole and Rim campgrounds with 28 interpretive signs and is handicap accessible. Two overlooks located on the trail provide a unique view of the valley below. Several vault toilets are located throughtout the area. Some t...

Explore

Soldier Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 71.18 miles

The Soldier Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 7,794 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nebraska. In 1986 the Soldier Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of...

Explore

Medicine Bow-Routt Nfs & Thunder Basin Ng National Park

16 Activites Email: r2_mbr_vis@fs.fed.us Distance: 74.35 miles

Welcome to Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland! Visitor opportunities abound on almost 2.9 million acres of National Forest System lands.The Medicine Bow and Routt National Forests provide year-round recreation opportunities for you. These activities include hiking, biking, camping, horseriding, OHV riding, fishing and hunting, just to name a few. Beautiful vis...

Explore

National Historic Trails, Wy. Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7700 Email: trailscenter_wy@blm.gov Distance: 74.83 miles

The Oregon Trail Corridor includes the Oregon, Mormon Pioneer, California, and Pony Express Trails. This corridor of overland routes was created by more than 350,000 emigrants as they traveled west. The year 1843 is recognized as the start of the Oregon Trail from Independence, Missouri; the trail is marked with hundreds of sites emblematic of the courage and hope of the people who traveled it. Th...

Explore

National Historic Trails Interpretive Center Park

5 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7700 Email: trailscenter_wy@blm.gov Distance: 74.91 miles

The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is a cooperative partnership between BLM, the National Historic Trails Center Foundation and the City of Casper. The Trails Center interprets the significant role of the area's historic trails in the history of the United States, and seeks to promote public understanding of both America's western Native Cultures and historic westward expansion while...

Explore

Lake Alice National Park

2 Activites Phone: (308)-635-7851 Distance: 76.73 miles

The North Platte Project extends 111 miles along the river valley from Guernsey, Wyoming to below Bridgeport, Nebraska. The city of Scottsbluff is near the center of the development. Lake Alice reservoir is formed by two Lake Alice Dams; the upper dam Lake Alice #1 at the west end of Lake Alice and the lower dam Lake Alice #2 at the east end.Lake Alice, with a surface area of 752 acres and nearl...

Explore

Scotts Bluff National Monument Park

Rank: 221 4 Activites Phone: (308)-436-9700 Email: SCBL_ranger_activities@nps.gov Distance: 78.79 miles

Towering 800 feet above the North Platte River, Scotts Bluff has served as a landmark for peoples from Native Americans to emigrants on the Oregon, California and Mormon Trails to modern travelers. Rich with geological and paleontological history as well as human history, there is much to discover while exploring the 3,000 acres of Scotts Bluff National Monument.

Explore


Winters Creek Lake National Park

3 Activites Phone: (308)-635-7851 Distance: 81.55 miles

Winters Creek Lake is a feature of the North Platte Project. Most of the lake lies within the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge. The Northeast side features an undisturbed bird sanctuary. The lake has a surface area of 379 acres and approximately 4 miles of shoreline. Available species include bluegill, channel catfish, largemouth bass, walleye (15 inch minimum), and yellow perch. Walleye are ...

Explore

Lake Winters Creek National Park

2 Activites Phone: (308)-783-2911 Distance: 81.78 miles

Lake Winters Creek is one of the four Inland Lakes in Nebraska. It is located immediately northwest of Lake Minatare. It has surface area of 379 acres and approximately 4 miles of shoreline. It is located almost entirely within the North Platte Wildlife Refuge, and the northeast side of the lake features an undisturbed bird sanctuary. Like Lake Alice and Lake Minatare, recreation at the lake i...

Explore

Bessemer Bend National Park

3 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 82.20 miles

The distinctive Red Buttes stand above Bessemer Bend, the last fording site on the North Platte River on the Mormon Trail. When early emigrants tried to capitalize on the commercial potential of the Mormon trail, they established toll ferries and bridges across the North Platte River. Bessemer Bend, located upstream, became a favorite free crossing because when the water was low. It was also the e...

Explore

North Platte National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (308)-635-7851 Email: crescentlake@fws.gov Distance: 82.35 miles

North Platte National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located 8 miles northeast of Scottsbluff in the Nebraska panhandle. Superimposed over Bureau of Reclamation irrigation projects, the four Refuge units consist of Winters Creek, Lake Alice, portions of Lake Minatare, and Stateline Island (located south of Henry, Nebraska).

Explore

Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge Park

Phone: (970)-723-8202 Email: arapaho@fws.gov Distance: 84.04 miles

Bamforth National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the southern part of Albany County, Wyoming. The Refuge consists of 1,116 acres on three parcels of land that are interspersed with private and State land. Bamforth Lake, located at the bottom of a basin, is mostly state owned; approximately 100 acres of the total 550-acre lake bottom are owned by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The Refuge ...

Explore

Lake Minatare State Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (308)-783-2911 Email: GPWebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 84.09 miles

Lake Minatare is a feature of the North Platte Project. Managed as a State recreation area by the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission. Lake Minatare, with a surface area of 2,158 acres and about 12 miles of shoreline is a part of the North Platte National Wildlife Refuge. Available species include channel catfish, crappie, small mouth bass, white bass, walleye (15 inch minimum), wipers, and yello...

Explore

Gray Reef Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: GPwebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 88.20 miles

Gray Reef Dam, Glendo Unit, PSMBP, is on the North Platte River about 27 miles southwest of Casper, Wyoming and 2 miles downstream from Alcova Dam. Although the reservoir has a total capacity of 1,800 acre-feet with a surface area of 182 acres, under its prescribed function as a reregulating reservoir, the water surface elevation of Gray Reef fluctuates widely from nearly full to nearly empty on ...

Explore

Alcova Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: mandersen@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 89.31 miles

Alcova Dam and Powerplant, features of the Kendrick Project, are on the North Platte River about 30 miles from Casper, Wyoming. The Alcova Reservoir covers 2,470 surface acres. Facilities include 6 campgrounds, 8 boat ramps, interpretive trail and marina concession. Available fish species include brown trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and walleye. Rainbow and brown trout are stocked annu...

Explore

Box Butte Reservoir National Park

7 Activites Phone: (308)-665-2930 Email: Fort.Robinson@ngpc.ne.gov Distance: 95.20 miles

Box Butte Dam and reservoir are features of the Mirage Flats Project. Recreation is managed for the Bureau of Reclamation by the Nebraska Game and Parks. Water is stored in Box Butte Reservoir, Mirage Flats Project, on the Niobrara River about 10 miles north of Hemingford, Nebraska. The reservoir lies in the arid western Niobrara River Valley in the northwestern section of the Nebraska Panhandle...

Explore

Fremont Canyon Recreation Area (Pathfinder Dam) National Park

4 Activites Phone: (307)-261-5628 Email: GPwebmaster@GP.usbr.gov Distance: 96.00 miles

Located 4 miles downriver from Pathfinder Dam, North Platte Project, on the rim of the historic North Platte River canyon between Pathfinder and Alcova Reservoirs. Currently only water that is released from Pathfinder Dam and bypasses Fremont Powerplant flows past the Fremont Canyon recreation area. Interpretive signs, restroom and picnic shelter are provided. The area is also popular for rock cl...

Explore

Pathfinder Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (307)-235-9325 Email: GPWebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 96.00 miles

The North Platte Project extends 111 miles along the river valley from near Guernsey, Wyoming to below Bridgeport, Nebraska. Pathfinder Dam and Reservoir are part of this project. Pathfinder Dam is one of the first constructed by the Reclamation Service (now the Bureau of Reclamation). Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, Pathfinder Dam is the primary historic attraction at the r...

Explore

Goldeneye Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (307)-261-7600 Email: e75benne@blm.gov Distance: 96.23 miles

Recreation facilities at this day-use site include a 1-mile graveled access road, a graveled parking area for 130 vehicles, a boat-launch ramp, a two-unit vault toilet, and informational signs. Some wind surfing occurs on the reservoir. The site offers good trout and walleye fishing, and the area also attracts antelope and waterfowl.

Explore

Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

Email: arapaho@fws.gov Distance: 96.39 miles

Hutton Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in southeastern Wyoming in the southern part of the Laramie Plains. It is a montane, park-like area surrounded by mountains. The Refuge, at an elevation of 7,150 feet, includes 1,968 acres with five natural lakes (Hutton, Creighton, George, Rush, and Hoge). The Refuge offers a variety of wildlife observation and photography opportunities...

Explore