The Middle Piney Lake Trailhead leads to one of the most scenic areas in the Wyoming Range: upper Middle Piney Creek and Wyoming Peak. A historic lookout cabin on the summit of Wyoming Peak offers spectacular views of the surrounding mountain ranges.
This trail meets up with the Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail after passing a beautiful waterfall. Access road is single lane gravel surface with turn outs, and low-clearance vehicles are not advised.
The trailhead is located at Middle Piney Lake next to the campground. The Middle Piney Lake Campground has 5 sites and restroom facilities that can accommodate persons with disabilities.
Trailhead Provides Access To
Middle Piney Lake Trailhead provides access to the central Wyoming Mountain Range including:
- Popular Trails and/or Destinations Accessed:
- Wyoming Range National Recreation Trail
- Upper Middle Piney Creek
- Wohelo Falls
- Popular Lakes Accessed:
- Middle Piney Lake
- Popular Peaks Accessed:
- Wyoming Peak (highest peak in the Wyoming Range)
Trailhead PrecautionsTrails can climb to over 10,000 feet. Be aware of the effects of altitude sickness and how to treat them.
Bridger-Teton National Forest Reminders
- Practice good campfire safety and make sure the fire is completely out before leaving your camping site.
- Be familiar with food storage requirements when camping.
- Organized groups and recreational livestock users are required to have a Bridger Wilderness Permit.
- Come prepared with mosquito face nets, repellent, bear spray, and first aid kit.
- Mountain Range
Located in the southern Wyoming Mountain Range, at the outlet of Middle Piney Lake.
Mid June thru September
- Traffic Usage
- Official Forest Service Link
- Managing Ranger District