Pioneer Gulch Trail #3630


The Pioneer Gulch Trail is a steep access trail to the Diamond Peak Trail. The trail leads up the west slope of Diamond Peak, making it a starting point for those hikers wanting to climb the mountain.

The trail passes through typical alpine vegetation: pacific silver fir, noble fir, douglas fir and mountain hemlock, while dwarf huckleberry, rhododendron and an occasional chinquapin dot the forest floor.

There are several views to the west from this trail.

At a Glance

Permit Info:
Usage: Light
Best Season: Summer and fall
Closest Towns: Oakridge, OR
Water: Natural water sources should be treated
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Pioneer Gulch trail

Close to: Diamond Peak Trail Area

Sections of the trail are steep.


Access is from Pioneer Gulch Trailhead.



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  Area/Length : 
1.4 miles

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  Elevation : 
4,600 feet - 5,600 feet