Porcupine Trail

Bridger Wilderness Area, Wyoming

Distance9.3mi
Elevation Gain4,722ft
Trailhead Elevation7,998ft
Top10,720ft
Elevation Min/Max7998/10720ft
Elevation Start/End7998/7998ft

Porcupine Trail

Porcupine Trail is a hiking trail in Sublette County, Wyoming. It is within Bridger Wilderness Area. It is 9.3 miles long and begins at 7,998 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 18.7 miles with a total elevation gain of 4,722 feet. This trail connects with the following: New Fork Trail and Lakeside Trail.

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Hiking Wyoming’s Wind River Range - 3rd Edition (Falcon Guides)
Ben Adkison
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"Porcupine Creek, one of the upper Green River’s major tributaries, drains a remote, U-shaped hanging valley of exceptional beauty. Groves of spire-topped spruce, meadows rich with tall grasses and colorful wildflowers, bold crags and avalanche-scarred canyon walls, and the overall verdant setting combine to make scenes in Porcupine Creek canyon more reminiscent of the Cascade Range than the Wind Rivers. Despite Porcupine Creek’s beauty the canyon is seldom the destination of backcountry travelers, most of whom are usually en route to fish-filled lakes and high summits. Instead, this trail is usually used as a scenic leg of a loop trip originating at Green River Lakes, in combination with the Highline Trail and the New Fork or Doubletop Mountain Trail." Read more

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Trail Information

Bridger Wilderness Area
Nearby City
Bridger Wilderness Area
Parks
Dog-friendly
Accessibility
Moderate
Skill Level
Camping
Additional Use
Wildflowers
Features
Pinedale Ranger District, (307) 367-4326
Local Contacts
USGS: Green River Lakes, Squaretop Mountain
Local Maps

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Dec 2018