Bighorn National Forest

Porcupine Falls Trail

Beginning Elevation: 8,440 Feet (2573 Meters)
Difficulty: Moderate
Elevation Gain: 440 Feet (134 Meters)
Ending Elevation: 8,000 Feet (2438 Meters)
Length: 0.5 Miles (0.8 Kilometers)
Recommended Season: Summer
Trail Number: #54
Usage: Moderate
USGS Maps: Medicine Wheel

TRAIL BEGINNING: 8,440 ft. Devils Canyon Road

TRAIL ENDING: 8,000 ft. Porcupine Falls

ATTRACTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS: Best suited for a part-day scenic hike. The 1/2 mile trail to Porcupine Falls follows a closed jeep trial which switch backs downhill abruptly the last 1/3 mile.

NARRATIVE: Trail drops into the head of Devils Canyon, where the 200 foot thundering, vertical drop of Porcupine Falls can be viewed and photographed from below.


Directions from US Hwy. 14A: From US Hwy. 14A take Sheep Mountain Road north 3.5 miles to its intersection with Devils Canyon Road. Go west on Devils Canyon Road 2.5 miles to the Porcupine Falls Trailhead and parking area.