This trail is within the Newberry National Volcanic Monument and can be accessed from the Cinder Hill Trailhead or Paulina Day Use Site. It is a difficult 21 mile round trip trail and provides the ultimate destination for high country trails for this area.
At a Glance
Recreation Pass Site - Vehicle Permit - $5.00 Day Pass or $30.00 Annual Pass or other valid Recreation Passes
This trail has many access points and connectors to other trails including Paulina Lakeshore Trail #3955, Paulina Peak Trail #3951, Lost Lake Trail #3958.2, Parallel Trail #3958.3, and Swamp Wells Trail #3961.
See additional information under Backpacking.
There is vast stretches of forest, deserts, and mountains that extend from all sides. This trail is classified as more difficult because of its length and lack of water.