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Boating At Glendo Reservoir In Wyoming

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Glendo Reservoir, Wyoming

Free Public Boating & Watersport Activities

Nestled in southeastern Wyoming, Glendo Reservoir is a sprawling and picturesque lake that offers a delightful escape into nature's tranquility. Surrounded by the scenic landscapes of Glendo State Park, this reservoir entices visitors with its abundant recreational opportunities and breathtaking beauty.

Glendo Reservoir is a gateway to several nearby attractions, making it an ideal base for exploration. Visitors can venture to the Oregon Trail Ruts, a historic site that preserves the wagon wheel ruts left by pioneers on their journey westward, providing a glimpse into the past.

Boating on Glendo Reservoir is a favorite pastime, with its expansive waters providing an ideal setting for leisurely cruises and water-based activities. Boaters can bask in the serenity of the lake and immerse themselves in the natural splendor of Wyoming's landscapes.

A marina situated on the reservoir offers essential amenities and services for boaters, including boat slips, fuel stations, and convenience stores, ensuring a convenient and enjoyable boating experience.

Water sports enthusiasts can indulge in a variety of activities on Glendo Reservoir, from water skiing and wakeboarding to tubing, adding an extra element of excitement to their time on the water.

Boat launch ramps are strategically placed around the lake, allowing easy access for boaters to launch their vessels and set off on their explorations of Glendo Reservoir.

Rental boats are available, providing a hassle-free option to enjoy the scenic beauty and recreational opportunities of the reservoir.

Nearby cities like Glendo and Wheatland offer convenient access to Glendo Reservoir, making it a popular destination for locals and visitors seeking a rejuvenating escape into nature's embrace.

The boating season at Glendo Reservoir typically runs from late spring to early fall, providing ample time for boaters to relish the pristine waters and breathtaking landscapes during the milder months.

Fishing is another highlight of Glendo Reservoir, boasting thriving populations of walleye, catfish, and bass, offering anglers an excellent opportunity for a successful and rewarding fishing experience.

For those seeking a complete outdoor adventure, camping facilities are available near Glendo Reservoir, allowing visitors to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty and tranquility of the area while enjoying a peaceful camping experience amidst Wyoming's wilderness.

Boating, camping and fishing.

This ideal boating lake is famous for big walleye and perch, Glendo Reservoir, aka Glendo Lake, is also home to quality catfish and crappie. There is plenty of camping, including RV spaces with hookups. Rooch's Glendo Marina provides boat rental, boat launch, a restaurant and a store with groceries, ice, sundries and drinks. The surface area is 12,000-acres, located in the east-central part of the state, at Glendo, WY. There is access to quite a bit of the 40 miles of shoreline for fishing from the bank or portage of canoe, kayak or small fishing boat. Ice fishing is popular once the ice is safe.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES


Glendo State Park Campground - 307 735-4433

Lakeview Motel & Campground - 307 735-4461

Glendo Lakeside RV Park - 307 735-4161

Glendo Lake Map


Fish species found in Glendo Reservoir include largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye and yellow perch.

Largemouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Yellow Perch

Click here for a WY Fishing License.

Local Contact Information

Rooch's Glendo Marina
383 Glendo State Park Rd
Glendo, WY 82213
307 735-4216

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