Pinedale is a town in and the county seat of Sublette County, Wyoming, United States. The population was 1,412 at the 2000 census. Pinedale is an important hunting outfitting town and a gateway to the Wind River Mountains. It is also a major gateway to the Jackson Hole area in Wyoming. Pinedale is also near several large natural gas fields, including Jonah Field. Attractions include the Museum of the Mountain Man. The mayor is Stephen Smith. There are 1,300 lakes around the Pinedale area. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.4square miles (3.7Square kilometers), all of it land.