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Sinks Canyon State Park

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Address: 3079 Sinks Canyon Road, Lander, WY 82520
Phone Number: 307-332-3077
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9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Great little park!

Loved the paved trails and the walk between the "sink" and where the water came out. Great, easy trails for kids and leisurely morning or afternoon. Worth the trip!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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36 reviews 36 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Loved the paved trails and the walk between the "sink" and where the water came out. Great, easy trails for kids and leisurely morning or afternoon. Worth the trip!

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Byron, Wyoming, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lots of different things to do here. You can see the BIG fish at the overlook, hike, camp or picnic. We saw elk and deer while driving up the canyon. A very enjoyable afternoon.

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Lander, Wyoming
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

From a beautiful winding, canyon drive, seeing and feeding huge trout, to the hike to where the Popo Agie river pours into the side of the canyon, the Sinks Canyon State Park offers nature at it's finest. Enjoy hiking, wildlife, and photo ops within a short distance.

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Rural Arkansas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Love this place. I was surprised at how absolutely gorgeous this location is. It was a good 20 degrees colder than Lander, and very windy...but can't emphasize enough that the weather didn't detract from the beauty of it. Must go when near Lander!

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Lander, Wyoming
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Stunning place in the mountains. Great campgrounds, fantastic Visitor Center with educational displays (open in the summer), a really unique geologic/hydrologic feature and lots of wildlife.

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Bonne Terre, Missouri, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

It's just beautiful. Close to town. Not to be missed. The PoPo Agie goes under the road in the sinks and comes out at the rise on the other side. There are huge trout at the rise. Then go farther up the canyon road and hike to the falls! A natural water slide. Freezing water!

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Conifer,CO USA
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61 reviews 61 reviews
10 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is an interesting place with a short path to the sights to see. It is not really signed very well from the road but once you walk down to the river there are signs. Visitor center was closed so we missed some of the information about the area. Convenient from the town of Lander and a real pretty drive... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Fun to see the water of the Popo Agie river falling into the cave then reappearing later downstream. THe trout are HUGE - don't feed them bread but instead be sure to purchase the trout food for 25 cents instead. They're big enough but so fun to see them jump and chase the food. When we went (a week after... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Grew up visiting the Sinks as a child. Moved away, but brought my own children to visit in the summer, Now I take my grandchildren to the sinks. It never gets old!

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Lander, Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

A visit to the Sinks to watch and feed the trout is a great, short outing for any age from toddlers to the elderly.

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