Area Attractions

  • Sinks Canyon State Park, home of the "sinks" and the "rise" of the Middle Fork River.
  • World-famous rock climbing in Sinks Canyon and throughout the Wind River Mountains.
  • Museum of the American West
  • Childrens Museum
  • Backpacking and hiking in the Shoshone Wilderness.
  • Horseback riding with private operators and on local dude ranches.
  • Historic Western sites including gold-rush towns like Atlantic City and South Pass City, and South Pass on the Oregon Trail, traversed by nearly 400,000 wagons in the late 1800s.
  • Amazing and beautiful geology of Red Canyon and other locations.
  • The Wind River Indian Reservation, home of numerous pow wows and other celebrations during the summer.
  • Cross-country skiing in season, with alpine sports available a few hours away in Jackson Hole and Pinedale.

You can find more information about local attractions and events at the following sites:


Sinks Canyon Center
50 Field Station Road
Lander, WY 82520
Phone: 307-855-2216
Email: Sinks Canyon Center


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