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Sep 8, 2019 - Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon State Park Sinks Canyon was carved by the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River as it tumbled over the granite at its source near Togwotee Pass in the Wind River Mountain Range through the sandstone and limestone of Sinks Canyon and down to the Lander Valley. Not content to be just another river gouging out yet another canyon, this over-achieving (and perhaps shy?) river created an underground path for itself where it could cavort unseen through subterranean paths and tunnels. The distance from where the Popo Agie "sinks" into a...

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Sep 18, 2014 - sept 5 sinks canyon, wy

This park is located near a river that disappears underground (sinks) then surfaces about 1/2mi. Away (therise) notice all the trout in the water where it rises they sell food you can give them they look pretty fat they say the water takes 2 hrs to traverse underground before resurfacing nice campground we had a siamese cat come hang around all evening and was still there the next day, hope he wasn't lost

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Sep 20, 2007 - Sinks Canyon, WY

We left for Sinks Canyon a little late, but our lights were working. We checked them at every stop. We stopped counting deer and antelope in favor of something more rare - trees. As far as you can see, horizon to horizon, nothing but sage brush and hills. As we topped one hill, the scenery stayed the same, no buildings, no trees. Then the wind started. I was really feeling the RV being pushed all around. With the hills and wind, I had to keep the truck running at over 4000 rpm just to make 50 mph. That cut the gas mileage down to under...

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