Sinks Canyon State Park

This Wyoming state park contains a unique natural feature, the Popo Agie River disappears ghost-like through a canyon wall only to re-emerge a quarter-mile downstream as a placid basin teeming with trout. The exact route of the passage through the limestone rock is not known, but testing and exploration continue. A visit to the park's visitor center provides scenic overlooks of the area.

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Latitude: 42.7631459 Longitude: -108.8037872 Elevation: 6514 ft

Recreational Opportunities

No fishing is allowed at The Rise, where the river bubbles out of the mountain side. The canyon is home to variety of wildlife, including yellow-bellied marmot, porcupine, black bears, elk, mule deer, moose, and golden eagles.

Seasons Accessible

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