Hawk Springs State Recreation Area
State Recreation Area
|Wyoming State Park|
|- elevation||4,478 ft (1,365 m) |
|Area||2,000 acres (809 ha)|
|Management||Wyoming Division of State Parks and Historic Sites|
|IUCN category||V - Protected Landscape/Seascape|
|Website: Hawk Springs State Recreation Area|
Hawk Springs State Recreation Area is a state-operated, public recreation area on the west side of Hawk Springs Reservoir 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.
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.
- "Hawk Springs Reservoir". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
- "Hawk Springs State Recreation Area Brochure" (PDF). Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
- "Hawk Springs State Recreation Area". Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails. State of Wyoming. Retrieved December 26, 2015.
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