Pinto Mountain Trail #3684

The Pinto Mountain Trail is a short access trail from the end of Forest Road 2316-510 to the Vivian Lake Trail. For those heading to Vivian Lake, this trail bypasses Notch Lake and the Mt. Yoran Trail.

The trail crosses several intermittent streams and passes a low boggy meadow. Vegetation consists of mountain hemlock, Pacific silver fir with huckleberry on the forest floor.

Views from the trailhead include Diamond Peak and Hemlock Butte.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This trail is in an area impacted by the Cedar Creek Fire. Before visiting areas affected by wildfire, make sure to review the 4 Steps for Safety for recreating in burned areas.
Permit Info: Wilderness Self-Issue Permit required if you continue on into the Diamond Peak Wilderness for both day use and overnight stays from June 15 through October 15. Free permits are self-issued at the trailhead.
Information Center: Middle Fork Ranger Station

General Information

General Notes:

Map of Pinto Mountain trail


Access from Pinto Mountain Trailhead


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities



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0.2 mile

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