DISTANCE
8.6 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
1384 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

backpacking

camping

hiking

horseback riding

forest

river

views

wild flowers

no dogs

backpacking
23 days ago

Had a great overnight backpacking trip on the West Fork, about 5.5-5.75 miles from the trailhead. This is a decently used and well taken care of trail with some poison ivy along the way, but you should be fine if you wear long pants. Be prepared for a climb after you cross the second bridge and take the trail up the west fork, there’s a significant elevation gain before you reach the first of the campsites. River was accessible off and on for water after the first few miles of the hike (don’t forget to filter!) Overall, beautiful views and great hike!