Sinks Canyon State Park

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Sinks Canyon State Park


Location:6 miles southeast of Lander on Highway 131.
Facilities:30 tent and trailer campsites, restrooms, picnic areas and shelters, fishing pier, hiking trails (5 miles), Volksmarch trail, nature trail, visitor center, playground.
Activities:Camping, fishing, hiking, rock climbing, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park features a geologic phenomenon in which the Popo Agie River vanishes into a large cavern (the Sinks), only to reappear in a trout-filled pool (the Rise) about one-half mile down the canyon.
Address:3079 Sinks Canyon Rd
Lander, WY 82520

Phone:307-332-3077
Web: wyoparks.state.wy.us/scslide.htm
Size: 600 acres. Elevation: 5,357 feet.

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Rappelling on the Granite Buttress in Sinks Canyon was just another day in the classroom for the Central Wyoming College student and one of the reasons why she left Florida and moved to Riverton.
He was also an avid sportsman, was a member of the National Ski Patrol and helped develop the Sinks Canyon Ski Area.
Travelers in central Wyoming can enjoy a refreshing break in their journey at Sinks Canyon State Park, 135 miles southeast of Grand Teton National Park.