Willow Springs Bike Loop Trail #535 is a 7.4 mile round trip hike with 235 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 66 miles south of Winslow Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. September and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This trail loops from the Larson Ridge Trailhead (vault toilet) or the Horse Trap Trailhead, traveling through cool pines and quaking aspen. The western section of trail parallels the shoreline of Willow Springs Lake. (Apache-Sitgreaves National Forest info)
The trail is an old, closed road, with minimal elevation change, that appears to be well marked. It connects with the Sardine Trail #536, and the General Crook Trail #140.
Check out the Official Route.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.