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    Porcupine Trail

    Bridger Wilderness Area, Wyoming
    Elevation Gain4,722ft
    Trailhead Elevation7,998ft
    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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    "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

    Trail Information

    Bridger Wilderness Area
    Nearby City
    Bridger Wilderness Area
    Skill Level
    Additional Use
    Wild Flowers
    Pinedale Ranger District, (307) 367-4326
    Local Contacts
    USGS: Green River Lakes, Squaretop Mountain
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