South Fork Trailhead

Location: South Fork Trailhead Google Map link

Vicinity map for South Fork Campground and South Fork Trailhead Parking. Note: the road between Big Rock Creek Road and the parking areas is dirt. Virtually any vehicle should be able to traverse the dirt road in good weather.

Parking: Parking may require a National Forest Adventure Pass.

View of the South Fork trailhead parking area.


  1. South Fork to Devil’s Chair: 6 miles, 1,350′ of gain and loss.
  2. South Fork Trail to Islip Saddle: 10.4 miles, 2,130′ of gain and loss.
  3. Manzanita Trail to Vincent Gap: 11 miles, 2,500′ of gain and loss.