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Glendo Dam

Glendo Dam

Glendo Dam is about 100 miles north of Cheyenne, WY. Follow Interstate 25 north to Exit 111 into the town of Glendo. Turn right on A St. and drive the few blocks to Lincoln Ave. Turn right onto Lincoln, which becomes Glendo Park Road and proceeds to the dam. A trail to the north offers a scenic overlook of the dam and reservoir.

For more information on Glendo Dam, click here for the Bureau of Reclamation's Glendo Dam website. For recreational opportunities at the reservoir, see the Bureau of Reclamation's Wyoming Lakes and Reservoirs website or visit the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources site on Glendo State Park, for detailed information on camping, boating and fishing opportunities.

In addition to recreation, the department oversees cultural sites in the park, which include visible tipi rings. Glendo State Park charges a daily use fee ($6 for non-residents; $4 for residents).