Keyhole State Park is a locals favorite! This hidden gem offers swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, bird-watching, fishing, camping, geocaching, picnic areas and more! Some of the state’s largest fish have been caught at Keyhole. You will find something for everyone in your group.
Getting to Keyhole State Park
Keyhole State Park is located on the western edge of the famed Black Hills, between Sundance and Moorcroft, and is easily accessed off I-90 at exit 165, or take exit 153 or 154 in Moorcroft, then Hwy 14 north 6 miles, then take Hwy 113. Within sight of Devils Tower, Keyhole State Park is situated along the southeast shore of Keyhole Reservoir
Keyhole State Park has a marina operated by an independent contractor. The marina sells groceries, beverages and fishing/boating supplies as well as a small selection of gift items. The marina has boats and sail boards for rent, and sells fuel. The marina also has a boat ramp with a dock system setup for boat storage, both wet and dry slips. The Marina has a total of 15 camp sites available, and 10 of them have water and electric hookups. The marina is located on the south side of the lake, just a mile and a half from the park headquarters at the end of Marina Drive.
Campgrounds & RV Hookups
Keyhole State Park has 10 campgrounds with a total of 286 camping sites. The park is open to camping year round. The Tatanka campground is the only campground which has water and electricial hookups. Reservations are neccessary for State Park campsites. You can reserve your site in advance by calling 307-756-3596 or online here: https://wyomingstateparks.reserveamerica.com/campinghome.page
Cabins & Wyoming's First State Park Treehouse
Keyhole State Park features a Wyoming State Park first: a tree house that can be reserved for overnight stays. There are also 4 log cabin style units that can be reserved. All lodging types should be reserved on the Wyoming State Park website here: https://wyomingstateparks.reserveamerica.com/camping/keyhole-state-park/r/campgroundDetails.page?parkID=1220014
Group Shelters & Group Sites Available
Keyhole State Park offers 3 group shelters which can be reserved. Family reunions, weddings and company picnics are commonly hosted in the group shelters. To reserve a shelter call 307-756-3596. There are also 6 group sites available. Two reservable group sites in Tatanka, two group sites at Pat’s Point and two group sites in the Cottonwood Campground.
Boating in Keyhole
Keyhole State Park is on Keyhole Reservoir, which has 14,720 acres of navigable water for fishing and recreational use!
There are a total of 5 boat ramps at Keyhole State Park. There are boat ramps with docks located at the Wind Creek Campground, Coulter Bay Campground, Pat’s Point Campground and at the marina. There is also a boat ramp located in the Tatanka Campground but there is not a dock at this location. Boat ramps are open seasonally according to conditions on the lake.
Fishing at Keyhole
Ice fishing, boat fishing and shore fishing are all popular at Keyhole Reservoir. There is a large variety of fish including crappie, perch, small mouth bass, walleye and northern pike. Drum and catfish can also be spotted in the lake.
Make sure you have a valid Wyoming fishing license and conservation stamp and that you know the regulations. Fishing licenses are available in the area from Keyhole Marina, the Empire Guest House and Paradise Grocery Store in Pine Haven.
The daily use fee is $6 per Wyoming resident vehicle, or $9 per non-resident vehicle, and is required to enter and use park areas and facilities. An annual daily use permit is also available for frequent visitors to Wyoming State Parks. The camping fee is $15 per Wyoming resident vehicle or $25 per non-resident vehicle (includes daily use fee). Fees are subject to change!
Two of the most popular events hosted at Keyhole State Park are the July fireworks display and the 1st Day Hike held on the first day of the new year.
Each year the city of Pine Haven and the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department host this event to celebrate Independance Day. Please support the local fire department by "Filling the Boot" with your donations. This year the Fireworks are going to be displayed July 3, 2021 starting around 9:00 pm Keyhole State Park is deferring park fee after 8:00pm.
Learn more about Keyhole State Park from these trusted sources.
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Keyhole State Park Website
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Devils Tower is best known as a national monument, but it’s also a community.
Devils Tower, Wyoming sits at the entrance to the National Park. If your vacation plans include mailing postcards to loved ones back home, what better place than from the Devils Tower, Wyoming post office?
Multiple businesses operate in the community providing lodging, dining, souvenirs and anything you may need during your stay in Devils Tower Country.
Those with an appreciation for the cinema may know that Close Encounters of the Third Kind, released in 1977, was filmed at Devils Tower. Film crews stayed in the Devils Tower community while working on the film.
View Devils Tower National Monument Travel Information
A must stop on your tour is Pine Haven and scenic Keyhole State Park.
Pine Haven is the nearest community to Keyhole State Park and Reservoir and also borders Devils Tower National Monument. Pine Haven is a peaceful and charming community in one of the most beautiful and tranquil settings the state offers.
At the Keyhole Marina you can launch your boat into Keyhole Reservoir for a fun-filled day of water skiing, fishing or exploring one of Wyoming’s most scenic and sizable reservoirs. Gas, fishing supplies, groceries and boat rentals are also available.
Within sight of Devils Tower, Keyhole State Park is situated along the southeast shore of Keyhole Reservoir.
The Park offers excellent fishing for walleye, catfish, small mouth bass and northern pike. Keyhole is also a mecca for both resident and migrating birds with approximately 225 species that can be observed in the Park or within a mile of the park boundaries. Visitors also have the opportunity to view many type of wildlife including pronghorn antelope, mule deer, white tailed deer, red fox and wild turkeys.
Pine Haven is home to a golf course and a country club.
The Keyhole Country Club is a nine-hole course attracting golfers of all levels. Complete with a putting green, this par 35 course has all of the amenities serious golfers seek. The bluegrass fairways are surrounded by the best of Wyoming’s landscape and the entrance to Keyhole State Park parallels holes seven and eight.
Each year to celebrate Independence Day a fireworks display is held over the reservoir.
Come out for the annual Fireworks over Keyhole celebration. Each year the city of Pine Haven and the Pine Haven Volunteer Fire Department host this event to celebrate Independance Day. Please support the local fire department by "Filling the Boot" with your donations. These donations go to the Fire Department to be able to put on the Fireworks every year. This year the Fireworks are going to be displayed July 3, 2021 starting around 9:00 pm Keyhole State Park is deferring park fee after 8:00pm.
Winter in Pine Haven
Winter brings ice fishing, snowmobiling and cross-country skiing near the Pine Haven community and within the park surrounding Keyhole.
The Reservoir 6 Hays Blvd - 307-756-9554
“R” Place Bar & Grill 2 Hays Blvd - 307-756-9707
Grocery, Fishing Licenses & Gas
Paradise Food’s, 114 Pine Haven Road - 307-756-9888
Moorcroft, Wyoming is located near the Belle Fourche River and along the route of the historic Old Texas Trail.
Moorcroft’s history, however, is much more than trail dust! Moorcroft was once one of the largest livestock shipping points along the C.B. and Q. Railway. Visit the West Texas Trail Museum for a great look at area history!
Moorcroft is located along the south side of Interstate 90 at the western edge of the Black Hills.
Today the cheerful community is home to restaurants, motels, and gas stations that provide a great place to take a break during your travels. Surrounded by rolling hills and prairies, among purple sage, pure air and blue skies, you will still find Moorcroft is in the heart of Wyoming’s best ranch land.
The town explodes with excitement each summer during the second weekend in July for the annual Jubilee Celebration. A parade, daily events and live music fill the downtown area.
Moorcroft’s western culture lives on through the communities’ rodeos, Heritage Roundup at the museum and western hospitality!
Only nine miles west of Devils Tower lies the Old West community of Hulett, Wyoming.
Nestled in the heart of Wyoming's storied Bear Lodge Mountains of the Black Hills is a quaint western town. Hulett welcomes you to the grassy prairies and pine-covered rimrock bluffs of this legendary land located in northeast Wyoming.
Bear Lodge National Forest surrounds Hulett and offers fantastic outdoor recreational opportunities including hiking, horseback rides, ATV & Off Road fun, mountain biking, fishing, hunting and more!
Each year on the second Saturday in June, Hulett hosts one of northeast Wyoming’s longest running rodeos, the Hulett Rodeo.
During August, Hulett is proud to welcome over 100,000 motorcycle enthusiasts during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Hulett is a great place to stop and stay after a scenic ride from South Dakota into Wyoming along the Spirit Highway/Highway 24. Historical markers and picturesque snapshot-spots make this drive ideal for those who want to experience the true West.
Downtown Hulett is home to the Hulett Museum & Art Gallery, preserving northeast Wyoming’s rich history and culture. Among the collections is a fantastic display featuring dinosaur bones. The museum also offers the opportunity to see local homesteading stories and the relics from that era.
Hulett is also home to the Golf Club at Devils Tower. This private golf course & club features special packages for travelers who want to play a round in the shadow of Devils Tower National Monument. Skeet shooting and fine dining at the 77 Steakhouse and Saloon (open to the public) are also available.
There are several great hotels and many hometown restaurants from which to choose. Just a short drive away, families can enjoy a hike around Devils Tower. True adventurers can hire a guide and climb their way to the Tower’s top!
Sportsmen visiting the area enjoy premier hunting. Turkeys are hunted in both the spring and the fall. Large game including elk and deer are pursued each fall. If you’re looking for a little rest and relaxation, Hulett is your perfect vacation destination!
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