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Sinks Canyon State Park, Lander

Sinks Canyon State Park is a public recreation and nature preservation area located in the Wind River Mountains, six miles (9.7 km) 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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  • Sinks is always a place to go visit. A lot of things to do, hiking trails that are fun to take your kids on an adventure with education or just sit back and enjoy the surroundings. It’s just fun for.....  more »
  • So pretty in the canyon. The river flows underground and comes out 2 hours later. The monster size fish hang out where the water reappears. Fun to watch them.  more »
  • Had an absolutely wonderful visit here. We didn't have enough time to include the visitor's center but the hike was amazing. Beautiful scenery and waterfalls. I really wish I had known about this place earlier, I would surely have spent more time here. Can't wait to go back!
  • Incredible high volume river goes underground, then 1/4 mile down mountain comes back above ground. Very cold mountain stream. Great visitors center, and scenic picknic areas. 1.5 mile trail (each way) leads to falls and natural water slide. Must see!

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