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Sinks Canyon State Park is located in west central Wyoming just south of Lander, WY. The park is situated in the Wind River Mountains on the middle fork of the Popo Agie River. The site is named after distinct geologic phenomena in which the Popo Agie river disappears into a limestone cavern and reappears a quarter mile down canyon in a placid pool filled with 8 - 12 lb. rainbow trout. The site has a variety of natural habitats which creates diversity of flora and fauna. The canyon provides a variety of recreational opportunities including nature studies, photography, camping, fishing, hiking, world class rock climbing and access to miles of mountain bike trails.

Sinks Canyon State Park Master Plan Open for Public Comment


July 17, 2020

Wyoming State Parks is seeking public input on the Master Plan for Sinks Canyon State Park in Lander, Wyoming. The public comment period will be from July 20, to August 18. 

Comments can be submitted using the form posted on the Sinks Canyon Master Plan website or by mail to the Wyoming State Parks Planning Section, 4th Floor, Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, Cheyenne, WY, 82002. 

A public meeting to review the Master Plan will be held online at 4:30 p.m. July 28, 2020. The meeting will convene via web conference and is open to the public. Details are available online and a recording of the meeting will be posted on the Sinks Canyon State Park website. 

sinksThe Sinks Canyon State Park Master Plan is a 20-year plan for the park, directing future improvements and guiding continued management of the park as a major recreational asset for Wyoming. The process was structured in four phases over the past year, which involved collecting information, feedback, and ideas about ways to both enhance the visitor experience at the park and preserve its resources for future generations to enjoy. 

This public comment period will be the last opportunity for the public to weigh in on this plan before it is approved and put into action. While the meeting has shifted online, there are still opportunities for the public to make their voices heard regarding the future of the park.

For more information and to stay up to date with the project, please visit the plan's website, or call the State Parks Planning Section at 307-777-6968.

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 3079 Sinks Canyon Rd
 Lander, WY 82520

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