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Sinks Canyon State Park, Lander

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Sinks Canyon State Park is a public recreation and nature preservation area located in the Wind River Mountains, southwest of Lander, Wyoming, on Wyoming Highway 131. The state park is named for a portion of the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River where it flows into an underground limestone cavern, named "the Sinks," and emerges a quarter-mile down the canyon in a pool named "the Rise." The park is managed by the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites.
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  • So pretty in the canyon. The river flows underground and comes out 2 hours later. The monster size fish hang out where the water reappears. Fun to watch them.  more »
  • What a great place to spend some time enjoying nature. Nice views trails roadways and observation area  more »
  • This is one of the nicest state parks we've visited. Good trails, many well-equipped camping facilities, and a very helpful visitor's center. We were there on a lovely weekend so it was pretty crowded...  more »
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  • Had an absolutely wonderful visit here. We didn't have enough time to include the visitor's center but the hike was amazing. Beautiful scenery and waterfalls. I really wish I had known about this place earlier, I would surely have spent more time here. Can't wait to go back!
  • Incredible high volume river goes underground, then 1/4 mile down mountain comes back above ground. Very cold mountain stream. Great visitors center, and scenic picknic areas. 1.5 mile trail (each way) leads to falls and natural water slide. Must see!
  • Super cool!! Great visitor center with tons of info and a ranger to answer questions. Nice short walk to see a natural wonder and it's free!!
  • Very interesting place. Was fun feeding the fish, that is a must. Looks like lots of hiking tracks. Beautiful views fron the top.
  • Interesting geological anomally. Heavy river flow then.... Nothing. Pretty cool.
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