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Pack a sack lunch and hit the trails for a day of hiking at the beautiful Sinks Canyon Center. A map of trails is available here. Photo opportunities abound!
The SCC staff reminds you to please stay on established trails and be respectful of our neighbors by staying within the boundaries of the center. The entrance gate is often locked on weekends, but you’re welcome to park in the areas outside the gate and hike into the Center. You’ll find trash receptacles for your use.
If you are planning a visit during the weekend please call the SCC at 332-3202 anytime M-Fri 8-5.
Hoop Greenhouse Project
A partnership between Central Wyoming College, the University of Wyoming and the Popo Agie Conservation District allowed for the construction of a facility where produce will be grown year round at the CWC Sinks Canyon Center. UW supplied $1,600 of materials in trade for specific data that the Sinks Canyon staff will provide over the next five years. The data includes the durability of the High Tunnel Hoops House under various weather conditions, soil and air temperature, yield of the crops, and information on the plant species grown in the structure. The conservation district organized a workshop for 11 people to work on the construction, and CWC’s seasonal employees and full-time staff also participated on the build. The conservation district plans to conduct a workshop at the Sinks Canyon Center on building the hoop houses, which will include sessions on extending the growing season using the structures.
The fresh produce that will be grown in the hoop house will be supplied to local schools, to the caterers for the National Outdoor Leadership School, and will be sold at farmers’ markets.
Upcoming Community Workshops
If your organization would like to host a workshop at the Sinks Canyon Center, please contact us.