Elevation : 8,500 feet - 9,000 feet
Area/Length : 7 miles from Greer to Sheeps Crossing.
West Fork Trail travels through a checkerboard of forests and meadows. Look for wildlife browsing at the forest edge. You can even enjoy the wild roses and raspberry bushes growing near the tank along the trail. West Fork Trail continues on into Mt. Baldy Wilderness where it becomes the West Baldy Trail.
After leveling off, the trail crosses two dead-end roads that come off Forest Road 87. Either one of these roads offer an excellent place to park as you begin your hike.
From this point to Sheeps Crossing, the trail is generally level, except for a break. The trail continues through a checkerboard of forest and meadows. Deer are often seen browsing at the forest edge.
Trail Access: From the Eagar stoplight, travel west on AZ Highway 260 for 9.6 miles to AZ Highway 373. Turn left (south) on AZ Highway 373 for 4.3 miles. Turn right on Osborne Road. The trailhead is .2 mile on the left.