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Found in Platte County, Along interstate 25. One of Wyoming's most historic areas, Glendo State Park offers many activities from May through September. This park is best known for it's excellent boating opportunities.

When the Arapaho and Cheyenne Indians withdrew from SE Wyoming and the North Platte River, they left behind a variety of tipi rings and cultural artifacts which can still be found in the area. Also within the park are historic branches of the Oregon/Utah/California Trail, though now mostly covered by water. At one point in history some of the best potatoes in the nation were grown in Wyoming, since the extremely fertile ground attracted the early settlers. Glendo is the nearest town to Glendo SP. Construction of a dam and power plant was finished in 1958. The dam structure is 2,096 ft long and 167 ft high.

Location: PO Box 398, Glendo Wyoming 82213 Telephone 307-735-4433 Fax 307-735-4662

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01/20 Coming to The Glendo area
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Beartrap Summer Festival Casper WY August3-4 Since 1994, the Beartrap Summer Festival has taken place on the meadows of Casper.