Elk and deer can often be observed, especially in the summer, along this system of old logging roads.
Total loop is 7.9 miles long. It is 1.25 miles to Hidden Lake and Jacob's Well Trailheads if you stay to the right at the start of the loop. The trail then has slowly drops down to the Willow Springs Lake dam and follows the northern arm of the lake before heading back to the trailhead.
At a Glance
Spring to Fall
Wildlife Habitat Area - Closed to all motorized vehicle use
Turn north on Forest Road 237, approximately 22 miles west of Heber, Arizona. Travel north approximately 1/2 mile to Forest Road 236 which is blocked by a closure gate across the road. This will serve as the trailhead.
Roads and trails may become quite muddy during and after periods of thunderstorms.
Telephone, gas and groceries are available in Forest Lakes, approximately 3 miles east.