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About Our Site - Sinks Canyon State Park

 

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.

MATERIALS POSTED, MEETING SCHEDULED FOR VIA FERRATA ROUTE DISCUSSION

November 2, 2021

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MATERIALS POSTED, MEETING SCHEDULED FOR VIA FERRATA ROUTE DISCUSSION

Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails has posted materials from a mediated small-group stakeholder meeting to discuss potential route locations for the Via Ferrata project at Sinks Canyon State Park.

The meeting was streamed via Zoom and a recording of the session is available, as are copies of the maps used for planning and discussion purposes at the meeting. 

Another small group stakeholder meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10. Participants who wish to watch the meeting can sign up at https://wyoparks.wyo.gov/index.php/sinks-canyon-master-plan

When an initial location for the via ferrata is tentatively agreed upon, Wyoming State Parks will again reach out to the public for input and will solicit comments from individuals and other interest groups. When a final route is determined, Wyoming State Parks will consult tribal governments and any other necessary federal or state agencies. 

Wyoming State Parks has been committed to public engagement and transparency throughout the Sinks Canyon Master Plan process and will continue to do so moving forward with the projects proposed during that process. Materials from the Sinks Canyon State Park Master Planning process are also posted on the website. 

To learn more about the Sinks Canyon Master Plan and the Via Ferrata, please visit https://wyoparks.wyo.gov/index.php/sinks-canyon-master-plan.

 

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Plein Air in the Parks Event

Thu, Sep 12, 2019, 8:00 AM – Sun, Sep 15, 2019, 1:00 PM MDT

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Site Status

 

COVID-19 Coronavirus
Important Information:

Camping in Wyoming State Parks now open to ALL visitors. Social distancing guidelines in place. 

 

Please Note: Water is shut off from September to Memorial day in our Popo Agie Campground.

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Hours

 
  • The site is open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. year-round.
  • Visitors Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16 through September 15.

 

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307-332-6333

 

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 Sinks Canyon State Park
 3079 Sinks Canyon Rd
 Lander, WY 82520

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