Top Adventures in Lander

  • Hike the Sinks Canyon Trail

    Sinks Canyon is named for the geological mystery known as "The Sink" and "The Rise", where the Popo Agie River disappears underground along an unknown course only to appear again hundreds of yards away. But what is no mystery is the fantastic beau...

    4 miles 300 ft gain

  • Hike the Popo Agie Nature Trail

    Sinks Canyon State Park 6 miles south of Lander, Wyoming is a treasure of hiking, trail running, and rock climbing. Rightly considered the gateway to the southern Winds, Sinks is a great way to get a taste of some of the most beautiful mountain sc...

    1 miles 100 ft gain

  • Camp at the Radio Towers on Limestone Mountain

    Limestone Mountain on the southern end of the Wind River range is famous for the nearby climbing mecca, Wild Iris, but it is also an excellent place to camp with ready access via forest roads to all manner of outdoor adventure activities including...

  • Rock Climbing Wild Iris

    Wild Iris is an iconic rock climbing destination for all sport climbers. It sits at about 9000 feet and there is little cell reception so let someone know where you will be. It was developed years ago by the late Rock Climbing legend Todd Skinner...

  • Climb East Temple Peak

    The quickest way to the summit of East Temple is from Big Sandy Trailhead. Getting to the Big Sandy Trailhead can be a little difficult since you must travel about 46 miles on unmarked dirt roads. Most cars should be able to make it to the trailhe...

    23 miles

  • Camp at Big Sandy Lake

    Big Sandy Lake is beautiful.You'll turn at Boulder, WY and head about an hour to Big Sandy Campground. You'll want to get there as early as you can as it fills up fast, when we arrived at about 10:30pm on a Friday there was no sites or parking, bu...

    12 miles 500 ft gain

  • Climb Wolf's Head

    This is one of North America’s 50 classic climbs and rightfully so. It involves easy route finding on a skinny, 5.5 ridge that can be accessed and seen from your base camp at the middle of the cirque.  This climb is over 9 miles from the trailhead...

    5 miles 1700 ft gain

  • Backpack the Cirque of the Towers Loop

    Day1: Drove up to the Big Sandy Trailhead from Salt Lake City. Hike the 5 to 6 miles to Big Sandy Lake. This is a relatively flat and easy hike. There is not much of a vista, but it is a nice hike along the Big Sandy River. You can camp just off o...

    30 miles 4000 ft gain

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      Blucher Creek Campground

      The Blucher Creek Campground is 74 miles from Rock Springs and 70 miles from Lander. It's an ADA accessible site and features a safety structure, picnic tables, fire rings and a vault toilet. Stay ...

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