Hawk Springs State Recreation Area Article

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Hawk Springs
State Recreation Area
Hawk Springs 2190.JPG
Map showing the location of Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
Map showing the location of Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
Location in Wyoming
Location Hawk Springs, La Grange, Goshen, Wyoming, United States
Coordinates 41°42′57″N 104°11′43″W / 41.71583°N 104.19528°W / 41.71583; -104.19528
HAWK SPRINGS STATE RECREATION AREA Latitude and Longitude:

41°42′57″N 104°11′43″W / 41.71583°N 104.19528°W / 41.71583; -104.19528
[2]
Area996 acres (4.03 km2) [3]
Elevation4,478 ft (1,365 m) [2]
Established1987 [4]
Operator Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites
Website Hawk Springs State Recreation Area

Hawk Springs State Recreation Area is a public recreation area on Hawk Springs Reservoir, located 10 miles (16 km) southeast of Hawk Springs and 10 miles (16 km) north of La Grange in Goshen County, Wyoming. The state park occupies 59 acres (24 ha) of land on the reservoir's western shore and is managed by the Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails Division. [5]

Activities and amenities

The park has a boat ramp, picnicking area, and campsites. [5] The reservoir is home to a great blue heron rookery, accessible by boat. Other area waterfowl include blue-winged and green-winged teals, gadwalls, wood ducks, and pintails. Largemouth bass, walleye, and channel catfish are found in the reservoir. [4]

References

  1. ^ "Hawk Springs State Recreation Area". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Hawk Springs Reservoir". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "Table 1. Facilities managed by Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails" (PDF). SOAR 2021. Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. p. 12. Retrieved August 29, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Hawk Springs State Recreation Area Brochure" (PDF). Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Hawk Springs State Recreation Area". Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails. State of Wyoming. Retrieved August 29, 2017.

External links