Alcova Reservoir

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Alcova Reservoir

Wyoming

(307) 235-9325

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Overview

Alcova Dam and Powerplant, features of the Kendrick Project, are on the North Platte River about 30-miles from Casper, Wyoming. The Alcova Reservoir covers 2,470-acres. Facilities include 6 campgrounds, 8 boat ramps, an interpretive trail and marina concession. Available fish species include brown trout, cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and walleye. Rainbow and brown trout are stocked annually. Dinosaur interpretive trail is located near Cottonwood Creek Beach. A barrier-free fishing pier, restroom and shelter are located at Black Beach. Pathfinder Bird Refuge, Pathfinder Reservoir, and Seminoe Reservoir are nearby. Sailboating and water skiing in summer and ice fishing in winter attract many visitors each year.

Map of Alcova Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 42.529595, -106.743209

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Activities

  • Boating

    Sailboating and other non-motorized boating is allowed. A boating marina, several boat ramps, and rental boats are also available.

  • Camping

    There are six campgrounds here.

  • Fishing

    Fishing is allowed, with Wyoming Fish & Game regulations.

  • Hiking

    There are many places to hike over its thousands of acres.

  • Horseback Riding

    Horseback riding is available.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is permitted.

  • Picnicking

    Picnic areas are plentiful.

  • RVing

    RV's are accommodated.

  • Water Sports

    There is a beachfront where many water sports are possible.

Seasonality/Weather

Open year-round.

Directions

Driving

Take U.S. 220 southwest from Casper. Access is from county roads 406 or 407.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(307) 235-9325

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