Willow Springs Loop For Mountain Biking

The 32nd most popular mountain bike trail in Arizona.

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West of Heber and Forest Lakes in the Rim Lakes Recreation Area, the Willow Springs Lake route is a six mile singletrack loop through scenic ponderosa forest.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from Heber, head west on SR260 for 16.7 miles. Turn right on FS149. The trailhead is located 0.5 miles on the left.

The trail starts across the road. The route is blazed with blue diamonds. The trail is quite rocky.

Overall, Willow Springs Loop is the 32nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 103 mountain biking rides in Arizona. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Willow Springs Loop including Verde Hot Springs, Arizona Trail - Blue Ridge, Panorama Trail, Woods Canyon Overlook, Bell Trail and Fred Haught TrailGeneral Crook Trail.

Willow Springs Lake Loop in Apache NF (AZ/US)

Willow Springs Lake Loop in Apache NF (AZ/US)


Local Contact(s):  ASNF (928) 333-4301; Arizona Tourism (866) 275-5816.

Best Season:  May - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  NFS Willow Springs Lake CG; NFS Sinkhole CG

Luxury Loding:  Merritt Lodge, Payson (800) 414-9880

Reference Source:  click here http://www.fs.usda.gov/asnf/

GPS:  34.30662, -110.88534

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  6/26/2016

ID:  5795


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