The Gazebo at Vedauwoo offers a covered picnic area surrounded by unique Sherman granite boulders, slabs, and rock formations for groups of up to 30 people to gather in a beautiful outdoor setting. This facility is excellent for small weddings, family gatherings, and picnics.
The Gazebo can accommodate up to 30 guests at a time and 4 parking spots are designated for guests. Please plan vehicle use accordingly. A covered picnic area, grills, and vault toilets are provided, with drinking water available seasonally.
The Gazebo area may not be used overnight and is available from 8am - dark. Please utilize the nearby Vedauwoo campground for camping amenities
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
No fires are permitted except in the grill at this site
Contact the Ranger District prior to arriving to check on any restrictions or conditions, such as fire or road closures, weather or storms that may affect the quality of your visit. Please be aware that the weather does vary, so check local weather and road conditions prior to arrival as they are susceptible to frequent changes. The Forest Service office is not open evenings, weekends, or holidays
The Gazebo lies within the Vedauwoo picnic area just 15 miles east of Laramie, Wyoming, at an elevation of 8,200 feet.
The Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests and Thunder Basin National Grassland encompasses 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, pronghorn antelope, and moose are just some of the many animals that inhabit these rich and diverse lands.
Many more outdoor opportunities exist in the surrounding national forests and grasslands, including hiking, biking, climbing, camping, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, and winter sports.
Climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding are all popular activities throughout the Vedauwoo area.
LARAMIE RANGER DISTRICT 2468 JACKSON ST LARAMIE WY 82070
For campground inquiries, please call: 307-745-2300
From Laramie, Wyoming, take I-80 east to exit 329 at Vedauwoo Recreation Area. Turn left onto Vedauwoo Glen Rd (Forest Service Road 700) for 1.2 miles. Turn left onto Forest Service Road 720, picnic area is ~0.5 miles down the road on the left.