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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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Would be more fun to hike in the summer

My friend and I took a quick trip to Sinks Canyon, and it was a beautiful hike. While the visitors center is closed except Memorial - Labor Day, we easily found the trail from the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I took a quick trip to Sinks Canyon, and it was a beautiful hike. While the visitors center is closed except Memorial - Labor Day, we easily found the trail from the Sinks to the Rise. While you can easily drive right up to the Rise, the hike was nice and the path was mostly free of... More 

Thank M3rkat
Fort Collins, Colorado
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29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our favorite place to climb in Wyoming. We spent a month here in June camped in the National Forest campground right next to the Popo Agia River. The trails were great for hiking - great wildflowers and a pair of resident moose. The birding there was great too. The real reason to go is the climbing. We could... More 

Thank creebol
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went when it was -3 degrees and still enjoyed this tremendously, I'd skip the cold weather days next time, but it's a must see. Easy to locate and only a short drive out of town.

Thank Jacob C
Lander, Wyoming
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15 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

When you are visiting Wyoming and want to see one of the most unique features of God's creation then head to the town of Lander. From there it is a short 8 mile drive from town to the foot of the Wind River Mountains and the home of the Sinks. It is a river flowing from up high and disappearing... More 

Thank Marty B
Saint Joseph, United States
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84 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Our family really enjoyed the geology and trails at this park. There's lots to explore and see - bridges, sink holes, fish, rock formations, nice scenery. There are camp sites available. This was a great family activity. Rock climbers would especially enjoy this park. The geology of the sinkholes is quite fascinating.

Thank Tim A. D
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

Quick trip from Lander. Amazing scenery and visitor center. Must feed the fish at the start of the canyon.

Thank Raynette82
Lander, Wyoming
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Perfect for hikes, rock climbers, anglers, or just wanting a get away from the city. Explore caves, waterfalls, and the unexplainable sinks of the popoagie river. See the largest living rainbow trout. Coming through on your way to yellowstone? Take a day to explore sinks canyon.

Thank Mscott8
Lander, Wyoming
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Sinks Canyon State Park is a true jewel. It is located very near Lander and has a wonderful and very informative Visitors' Center. It is a great jumping off place for driving the Sinks Loop or heading up to Bruce's, and the personnel there can tell you all about these day trips.

Thank WYRocksFish
Riverton, Wyoming
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47 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Beautiful Park to walk around in and drive through. It even has petroglyphs. The trails are beautiful. I recommend driving up the switchbacks past Bruces.

Thank Tara A
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12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Only about 5 miles from downtown Lander, Wyoming. Free entrance, two stops and optional hiking. At the visitor center is the view of the rushing stream that disappears into a cave. Water reappears across the street, a couple of hundred yards below in a clear pool with many good-size fish swimming. Bring quarters to buy alfalfa pellets to feed the... More 

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