Located off Highway 85 in Goshen County, Hawk Springs offers boating, waterskiing, picnicking and camping.
Hawk Springs reservoir has a blue heron rookery. Besides blue heron, visitors might see a Canadian goose, mallard, blue–winged and green-winged teal, gadwall, pintail, wood duck, avocet and great horned owl.
Fishing is offered at the site, and game fish include walleye, large mouth bass, yellow perch and channel catfish. Ice fishing is a winter activity.
The reservoir has 24 camping units for trailers or tents, comfort stations and a boat ramp.
The Division of State Parks and Historic Sites administers and maintains the Hawk Springs, while the Wyoming Game & Fish agency regulates the recreational use of the water and stocks the reservoir with fish.