West Fork Trail is a 5.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Palm Springs, CA that features a river and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking and trail running and is accessible year-round.
Start at the Trading Post descend Palm Canyon Trail and a quarter mile go right to West Fork Trail.
Hiked this trail awhile back, this is the first trail you’ll come across along East Fork Trail and it’s called West Fork Trail which ends at Jo Pond Trail. If you continue on West Fork it transitions to West Fork North Trail which ends at Coffman Trail.
This West Fork Trail is mostly ascending for the most part with incredible panoramic views. This is a strenuous trail indeed so be prepared. If you were hoping to hike the loop start early (means no later than 9 am). Depending on the season always make sure to have plenty of water primarily.
Trail head is behind the trading post, on the opposite side of the Palm Canyon trailhead.