Seminoe State Park

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Coordinates: 42°03′31″N 106°52′17″W / 42.058632°N 106.871519°W / 42.058632; -106.871519
Seminoe State Park
Wyoming State Park
SeminoeDam.jpeg
Seminoe Dam
Country United States
State Wyoming
County Carbon
Location Sinclair
 - elevation 6,500 ft (1,981 m)
 - coordinates 42°03′31″N 106°52′17″W / 42.058632°N 106.871519°W / 42.058632; -106.871519
Area 21,641 acres (8,758 ha)
Founded 1965
Management Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Seminoe State Park in Wyoming
Website: Seminoe State Park

Seminoe State Park is a state park located 35 miles (56 km) north of Sinclair in Carbon County, Wyoming.[1] The park surrounds the Seminoe Reservoir, formed by the Seminoe Dam at the base of the Seminoe Mountains. The park consists of 1,450 acres (590 ha) of land and 20,191 acres (8,171 ha) of water.

Gold prospecting occurred around the park in the late 1800s[1] Seminoe State Park has a picnic area, shelters, beaches, a boat ramp, playgrounds, and 61 campsites in four campgrounds. Wildlife in the park includes bobcats, mule deer, skunks, raccoons, moose, elk, mountain lions, bighorn sheep, rabbits, and bald eagles.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Seminoe State Park". Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites. Archived from the original on February 23, 2013. Retrieved May 27, 2012.