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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 nice outdoor experience lots of wild life lots of places to hike & a really cool fish & game stop & campgrounds -really a great family out door experience  more »
  • Love Sinks Canyon. The river disappears into a cavern and emerges in a calm pool downstream. You can feed the huge trout that live in the pool. On up the road is some gorgeous mountain scenery. Beauti...  more »
  • Looked like a peaceful time of the year to visit the area...no traffic, few cars,could park and easily and walk without seeing anyone...dissapearing river is a cool attraction.....  more »
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  • Outstanding!! Visited on my first trip to Wyoming. Such natural beauty as I had only ever seen in photos or videos. Very much worth the visit.
  • Very cool stopover. First stop, you get a great view of huge fish and can feed them. Second stop (with visitor's center), you get to see a ton of water just flowing into a deep pool and disappearing. Very pretty. Visitor's center is great for kids.
  • Cool place to visit. Weird how the river goes underground and then rises later. Also love to watch the huge trout!
  • Spent two nights here next to river and it is absolutely beautiful. Park staff are very friendly and helpful and the sounds of the river can not be beat. Great place to hike, bike and watch wildlife!!
  • Love this park. Beautiful!
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