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Glendo Reservoir

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Glendo

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Wyoming

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Glendo Reservoir

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Glendo

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Wyoming

Acreage For Sale

Acres: 39.720  

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Glendo Reservoir

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Glendo

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Wyoming

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Glendo Reservoir

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Glendo

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Wyoming

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Acres: 39.610  
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Glendo Reservoir Information

Glendo started as a stagecoach and Pony Express station in the 1800s. Today it is known for the excellent recreational opportunities nearby. Glendo Reservoir offers beaches, picnic areas and great fishing. It is also home to a State Park. The reservoir is located on the North Platte River. Wildlife abound in the area with deer, antelope, elk and waterfowl. 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. Located on the North Platte River, 6 miles southeast of the town of Glendo, in Platte County.
Are Jet Skis permitted on Glendo Reservoir? Yes
Can you Swim in Glendo Reservoir? Yes
What is the Water Quality at Glendo Reservoir? Good
What is the Average water level variance at Glendo Reservoir? Wonderful
Are Boat Docks permitted at Glendo Reservoir? 30-40 ft.
Are Power Boats permitted at Glendo Reservoir? Yes
What is the Lake Depth at Glendo Reservoir? 180 ft.
What are the Nearby Cities to Glendo Reservoir? Cheyenne 100 Miles Casper 75 Miles
What is the Closest Airport to Glendo Reservoir? There is a strip for small planes in Glendo, Nearest Commercial would be Cheyenne or Casper

Glendo Reservoir
Fishing Information

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. The Glendo Dam Wetlands Trail, located along the river, just below the dam, features two fishing/observation piers.

Glendo has excellent fishing to offer. Heavy walleyes are in abundance in Spring and early Summer. Although its not known for its Crappie fishing, Glendo holds the state records for both white and black crappie. White at 2.31 lbs., and black at 2.50 lbs. Catfishing is good, if you know where to go. Any information on these areas would be appreciated.

There is excellent Camping at Glendo and a lot of it. It was reported in the 2003 North Platte News letter that the average sized walleye in the reservoir is over 19 inches!

Slicks Sporting Goods 307-358-2344, 100 N 2nd St, Douglas, WY 82633-2127

Laramie Range Outfitters 307-358-9661, 110 N 4th St, Douglas, WY 82633-2402




Glendo Reservoir
Boating Information

Across from Glando Powerplant below the dam, there is a boat ramp giving access to the North Platte River.

Glendo Marina 307-735-4216, 383 Glendo Park Rd, Glendo, WY 82213-9704

JLG Boat & Motor Repair 307-358-6188, 912 S 5th St, Douglas, WY 82633-2809




Glendo Reservoir
Camping Information


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. Scenic overlooks and three interpretive nature trails.

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.

Lakeview Motel & Trailer Court 307-735-4461, 442 N 6th St, Glendo, WY 82213




Glendo Reservoir
Local Area Businesses

Laramie Peak/Medicine Bow Mountain Range has hiking, camping, hunting and fishing. Guernsey State Park and Reservoir, Register Cliffs and the Oregon Trail ruts are in Guernsey.

Other attractions include: Fort Laramie National Historic Site, Wheatland Grayrocks Reservoirs; plentiful wild game, especially antelope and deer. Chugwater is on the way to either the South Dakota Black Hills, or the Tetons and Yellowstone via I-25.




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