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Sinks Canyon State Park

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Address: 3079 Sinks Canyon Rd, Lander, WY 82520-9115
Phone Number: 307-332-3077
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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This was a great place for my husband and I to spend our afternoon in Fremont county Wyoming. This is a great place for adults and kids. The terrain can be a little challenging... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a great place for my husband and I to spend our afternoon in Fremont county Wyoming. This is a great place for adults and kids. The terrain can be a little challenging make sure you have sturdy shoes. We could have spent hours watching the trout on the rise side of the river. This is something that you... More 

Thank Dawn F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Sinks Canyon has got to be a Natural Wonder, It is amazing. You've got to see the fish, there are so many of them and they are huge. Take a loaf of bread. Camping there is also a great time. Many different camp sights. If you want to take a long hike there are many different nature trails. Have fun.

Thank Floyd S
Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We made a detour for a quick visit to this state park, located 7 miles outside Lander. First stop is the rising pool where the river gurgles out of the mountain side, and huge trout hang in the crisp currents - they are huge and plentiful. Just up the road is the sink where the river disappears into the mountain.... More 

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Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wish we had planned to spend more time in Lander so we could have spent more time enjoying this park. The highlight of the park is the 'sink' where a river disappears into a mountain and then reappears a mile or so later pouring out of the mountain. Lots of large rainbow trout hover near there and are easily... More 

Thank Mohunch
Wild Western Wyoming
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cousins road trip, ages 7-14. Stopped in Lander to eat, wanted to cool off, so we checked out Sinks Canyon. Blown away by how cool it was. The fish, the sink, the rise, the hikes, the Popo Agie, the wild flowers, the breezes, the intermittent rain- all of it magical. Turns out this little detour was the best place we... More 

Thank DDLee10
Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Park and visitors center area situated in natural setting a few miles outside the town of Lander. Although a beautiful location, traffic was limited and visitors sparse. Locals at the small rustic visitors center were knowledgeable and friendly. Good place for a brief visit to view the river descending into the sinkhole and reappearing a quarter mile downstream in a... More 

Thank Tom K
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

beautiful park, trout in the stream, interesting water flow. We hiked down to a cave with rushing water right next to it.

Thank mickimcd
Lake Geneva
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in mid-June with the Popo Agie River roaring with snowmelt. The day itself was warm and sunny. The Ranger at the visitor center was helpful with advice about where to park for the trailhead and which roads were not open yet. The hike was spectacular with Wildflowers in full bloom and great views of the Waterfalls up the... More 

Thank Nat D
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting blend of southwestern landscapes and Rocky Mountains. Nice musuem. There is a winding gravel road that goes up into the Wind River Range from the park. Slow travel but worth the effort. Spectacular scenery up there. I would not like to drive up there in a rain storm.

Thank Steve B
Burnsville, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Sinks was one of our favorite stops on our road trip. Beautiful short hikes. Nice visitor center. Nice campground. If you are going to be in the area, you must make sure to stop here. Don't forget to bring some quarters if you have kids (you'll see why when you get there).

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