Hawk Springs State Recreation Area

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Coordinates: 41°42′42″N 104°11′39″W / 41.711684°N 104.194252°W / 41.711684; -104.194252
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
Wyoming State Park
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Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Goshen
Location Hawk Springs
 - elevation 4,400 ft (1,341 m)
 - coordinates 41°42′42″N 104°11′39″W / 41.711684°N 104.194252°W / 41.711684; -104.194252
Area 2,000 acres (809 ha)
Founded 1987 [1]
Management Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Hawk Springs State Recreation Area in Wyoming
Website: Hawk Springs State Recreation Area

Hawk Springs State Recreation Area is located 6 miles (9.7 km) southeast of Hawk Springs in Goshen County, Wyoming. The recreation consists of Hawk Springs Reservoir with 1,950 acres (790 ha) of water and 50 acres (20 ha) of land. The park has a boat ramp, parking area, and 24 campsites.[1]

The reservoir has a great blue heron rookery and other waterfowl, such as blue-winged and green-winged teals, gadwalls, wood ducks, and pintails. Largemouth bass, walleye, and channel catfish are found in the reservoir.

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  1. ^ a b Staff. "Hawk Springs State Recreation Area". Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites. Archived from the original on February 23, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2012.