Edness K. Wilkins State Park
|Edness K. Wilkins State Park|
|Wyoming State Park|
|Elevation||5,150 ft (1,570 m) |
|Area||362 acres (146 ha) |
|State purchase||1981 |
|Management||Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites|
|IUCN category||V - Protected Landscape/Seascape|
|Website: Edness K. Wilkins State Park|
Edness K. Wilkins State Park is a state-owned, public recreation area on the North Platte River 6 miles (9.7 km) east of the city of Casper in Natrona County, Wyoming. Edness K. Wilkins State Park is a serene day-use park located 6 miles east of Casper off Interstate 25. The state park's 362 acres (146 ha), a former rock quarry, were purchased in 1981 for $380,000 and named after Edness Kimball Wilkins (1896-1980), an area resident and 25-year Wyoming legislator. The park offers facilities for picnicking, boating, fishing, and swimming as well as opportunities for bird watching.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park". Wyoming Places. Wyoming State Library. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park Brochure" (PDF). Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park". Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails. State of Wyoming. Retrieved May 27, 2012.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park".
- Edness K. Wilkins State Park Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails