HIDDEN VALLEY PICNIC, WY

Hidden Valley Group Picnic Site offers a large open space, surrounded by scenic forests, for groups of up to 300 people to gather amidst a beautiful outdoor setting. This is an excellent facility for family reunions, weddings and large outdoor sporting events and can be used as...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 15 2014   Season Dates

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  • Picnic ground may be used overnight if reserved for two consecutive days
  • A combination is necessary to enter the gate
  • This is a high elevation facility; please use caution when traveling from lower elevations
  • Click here to learn more about the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland
  • Don't Move Firewood: Prevent the spread of tree-killing organisms by obtaining firewood at or near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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HIDD GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC 300 0
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Hidden Valley Group Picnic Site offers a large open space, surrounded by scenic forests, for groups of up to 300 people to gather amidst a beautiful outdoor setting.

This is an excellent facility for family reunions, weddings and large outdoor sporting events and can be used as an overnight campground as well.

Natural Features:

The picnic site lies just east of Laramie, Wyoming, at an elevation of 8,636 feet.

The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompass nearly 3 million acres from central and northeastern Wyoming to north-central Colorado.

Lodgepole pine, aspen, fir, spruce and shrubs dominate the landscape of the national forests. The Grassland boasts numerous species of grasses and wildflowers that add color to the landscape during warmer months.

Black bear, bobcat, coyote, elk, mule deer and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.

Recreation:

Volleyball and kickball are popular at this site, but guests must bring their own volleyball.

Facilities:

The picnic site can accommodate up to 300 guests and 50 vehicles at a time. Vault toilets, drinking water and grills are provided.

Nearby Attractions:

Many more outdoor opportunities exist in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, camping, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing and winter sports.

Booking Window
Thu Jul 31 2014 - Sun Jul 26 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Sat May 10 2014 Mon Sep 15 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Drinking Water
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Playground
  • Vault Toilets
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy

Special Policy Applicable to this Facility
Use fee for group site:

1-50 people: $37.5 per day
51-100 people: $50.0 per day
101-150 people: $70.0 per day
151-200 people: $85.0 per day
201-250 people: $100.0 per day
251-300 people: $120.0 per day

Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
May 10 2014 -
Sep 15 2014
GROUP TENT ONLY AREA NONELECTRIC $0.00

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
41.24167, -105.41639
41°14'30"N, 105°24'59"W

From Laramie, Wyoming, take I-80 east to exit 323 at Happy Jack Road. Turn left onto Happy Jack Road and follow it past the Summit Visitor Center. Take Forest Road 705 for a mile southeast to picnic area.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

HIDDEN VALLEY PICNIC
HIDDEN VALLEY GROUP PICNIC GRP
LARAMIE RANGER DSRT.  WY 

Phone Number:

Project Office: (307)745-2361
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