Edness K. Wilkins State Park
|Edness K. Wilkins State Park|
|Wyoming State Park|
|Elevation||5,150 ft (1,570 m) |
|Total area||361 acres (146 ha) |
|- Land||355 acres (144 ha)|
|- Water||6 acres (2 ha)|
|Management||Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites|
|Website: Edness K. Wilkins State Park|
Edness K. Wilkins State Park is a public recreation area on the North Platte River located 6 miles (9.7 km) east of the city of Casper in Natrona County, Wyoming. The state park occupies the site of a former rock quarry that was purchased by the state in 1981 for $380,000. It was named after area resident Edness Kimball Wilkins (1896-1980), who served for 25 years in the Wyoming state legislature. The park encompasses 361 acres (146 ha) and offers picnicking, boating, fishing, swimming, and bird watching. It is managed by the Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park". Wyoming Places. Wyoming State Library. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
- "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 23, 2017.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park Brochure" (PDF). Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Retrieved November 17, 2015.
- "South Pass City/Edness K. Wilkins State Park State Park". Protected Planet. IUCN. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
- "Edness K. Wilkins State Park". Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails. State of Wyoming. Retrieved August 23, 2017.