West Fork of Oak
West Fork Trail is touted to be one of the best trails in Arizona and one
of the top 10 trails in the United States. The
approximately 6 miles round trip and is rated easy. Although,
there are a few areas where short uphill stepping stones are used.
There are also numerous stream crossings (at least 13) which are done with
stepping stones and logs. View
Slide Show of Stream Crossings At the end of the trail a pool of
water surrounded by cliffs is encountered. Passage from this
point requires wading in water. It is possible to travel
another 11 miles upstream requires boulder hopping, wading and even
some swimming. This extended hike is an overnight adventure.
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West Fork Trail