Vedauwoo Gazebo


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.


Climbing, hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding are all popular activities throughout the Vedauwoo area.


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.

Natural Features

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. 

Nearby Attractions

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.

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.