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Sinks Canyon State Park

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Address: 3079 Sinks Canyon Road, Lander, WY 82520
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Great park for families and athletes

SCSP has nice family camping along the river, with wonderous attractions, nature trails, and a fun visitor center right above where the whole river drops into a cave. Don't miss... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

SCSP has nice family camping along the river, with wonderous attractions, nature trails, and a fun visitor center right above where the whole river drops into a cave. Don't miss the "rise" a kilometer down-canyon where huge trout hang out. There is also world class sport and trad climbing, as well as road and mountain bike trails in the canyon.

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Lyman, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's awesome place to visit,close to town ,motels ,dinners,it makes you wonder what happens to the water,close to national forest, many places to fish, ride ATVs,see abundant wildlife ,great camping.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful park to tour. We thoroughly enjoyed the sights and wildlife. The fish were enormous and the view was spectacular! Was a great place to visit.

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Thank Alicia A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I had booked a yurt at this state park just because it was convenient and inexpensive after leaving Thermopolis. What an absolutely stunning place. Our yurt was actually adorable. We spent so much time with our kids feeding the fish, they will always remember that. We are from Minnesota but have been to most of the state parks in Wyoming,... More 

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Thank Ruth V
Fort Collins, Colorado
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Hit this on our way out to Jackson Hole and Yellowstone. Unexpected! Really impressed and will have to return just to concentrate on enjoying this state park.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

Sinks Canyon is a must see. Located in the out skirts of Lander in an incredible mystery of nature. The Popo Agie River actually runs under the canyon walls and surfaces a short distance downstream. You can actually climb down to the mouth of the canyon where there is a rather large cavern. Roaming around I wondered if there was... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We didn't take any hikes or perhaps we would have seen some splendor. We thought the scenery was rocky, barren and kind of boring. We expected to see some color. Perhaps too early. Would only go here if you must overnight in Lander.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is amazing! Once the river disappears underground, it takes 2 and a half hrs. to emerge at a spot just a quarter of a mile down the road. Imagining all the deep caverns and underground pathways it must travel is mind boggling! There is a pool where it finally emerges filled with the fattest, happiest trout I've ever seen!

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Thank Christine W
Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This park, and the adjoining National Forest land, is sited in a beautiful canyon with opportunities for hiking, camping, rock climbing and more. The "sink" of the river where it flows into a mountain cave, and then the "rise" down the hill about a half mile where it reappears out of the other wall of the canyon is fascinating. There... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was a beautiful area and we really enjoyed the short walks. The visitor centre was closed but the wash rooms open. There are 000s of fish in the pool. Would like to go back at a different time of year to see the river when it is full. Highly recommended.

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