Shortly after you leave the trailhead you will drop abruptly into the Canyonof the North Fork. The trail parallels the river and crosses three bridges, after the 3rd bridge you will traverse thru private property. After you cross the fourth bridge you will continue up the trail till you reach the Wilderness Boundary. This section of the Commache Peaks Wilderness area has some special regulations that are posted for your information. If you wish to camp there are designated campsites that one must use. No fees or permits are required to use these sites. After travelling aproximately 2.75 miles (from [www.localhikes.com](http://www.localhikes.com/Hikes/North_Fork_2670.asp).