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Sutton Mountain Recreation Area

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Gems in Sutton Mountain Recreation Area - 1

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gem Favorite A bench sits off to the right side of the trail, allowing you to take in the views of Painted Ridge and the surrounding hills.

Carroll Rim Summit

(3) Fossil, OR

Recommended Routes in Sutton Mountain Recreation Area - 1

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Favorite View northwest from summit of Sutton Mtn (03-03-2021).
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

Sutton Mountain Trail

7.3 mi 11.7 km 1,627' Up 496.05 m Up 1,628' Down 496.15 m Down

Mitchell, OR
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Sutton Mountain Recreation Area Hiking

  • 8 Miles 13 Kilometers of Trail
  • 1 Recommended Route
  • 1 Gem Gems
  • 0 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 2 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 2 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Sutton Mountain Recreation Area - 3

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3.1 mi 5.0 km #1Black Canyon
Difficult Difficult
Mitchell, OR
Difficult Difficult
Mitchell, OR
0.7 mi 1.1 km #2Black Canyon to Sutton Mountain
Difficult Difficult
Mitchell, OR
Difficult Difficult
Mitchell, OR
4.3 mi 6.9 km #3Pat's Cabin Trail
Intermediate Intermediate
Mitchell, OR
Intermediate Intermediate
Mitchell, OR

Photos of Sutton Mountain Recreation Area - 61

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A better view of the surrounding hills come into view as the trail climbs behind the fossil hill.
Nov 28, 2016 near Fossil, OR
A view of Painted Ridge from the Overlook Trail. Great views of the hills can be found all along the trail.
Nov 28, 2016 near Fossil, OR
The Painted Ridge from the trail in the rain. Even in the rain, it's an amazing view.
Nov 28, 2016 near Fossil, OR
The trail climbs a small hill and the views open up. You can see the private land just beyond the monument boundary, and the hills that you just traveled by.
Nov 29, 2016 near Fossil, OR
Bright and Yellow clay compose the hill that this trial is named for.
Nov 30, 2016 near Fossil, OR
A bench sits off to the right side of the trail, allowing you to take in the views of Painted Ridge and the surrounding hills.
Nov 30, 2016 near Fossil, OR
The glorious colours of the Painted Hills in Central Oregon.
Jul 24, 2019 near Mitchell, OR
View northwest from summit of Sutton Mtn (03-03-2021).
Mar 3, 2021 near Mitchell, OR

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