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USA Today 10 Best Readers’ Choice state parks for camping


mountain biking in CURT GOWDY STATE PARK
Photo Credit: Visit Cheyenne, WY

Visit Cheyenne, WY is pleased to announce that Cheyenne, WY has been designated as a top 10 winner within USA TODAY’s 10 Best Reader’s Choice travel awards, which celebrates unbiased nominees for destinations, attractions, restaurants, resorts and things to do throughout the United States. Cheyenne’s Curt Gowdy State Park ranked #8 in the category for Best State Parks for Camping and is the only state park in Wyoming to make the list.

Nominees are chosen by a panel of experts who partnered with 10Best editors, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. 10Best.com provides users with original and experiential global travel content. The core of the site’s uniqueness is its team of local travel experts: a well-traveled and well-educated group who are not only experts in their fields – and their cities – but discriminating in their tastes.

Located just 24 miles west of downtown Cheyenne, Curt Gowdy State Park is nestled in the pine-covered foothills of the Rocky Mountains and offers seven sections of richly varied landscape. From the casual nature lover to the avid outdoor enthusiast, the park provides unparalleled access to a variety of recreation opportunities including world-class mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, camping, rainbow trout and kokanee salmon fishing, boating and more.

“We are extremely honored to be chosen as a winner within this category, especially among other extraordinary state parks,” shares Domenic Bravo, President and CEO for Visit Cheyenne. “We are especially proud of this accomplishment as it is selected by tenured editors, expert sources, and seasoned travelers. With such close proximity to Curt Gowdy State Park, Cheyenne presents locals and visitors alike with an ideal basecamp for countless outdoor pursuits and adventures.”