Sheep Crossing

Birds of Interest

Access to the West Fork of the Little Colorado River here has typical breeding riparian birds of the area, including American Dipper and Orange-crowned Warbler. Look also for Gray Jay and American Three-Toed Woodpecker. A trail from here leads up Mount Baldy, where higher elevation birds such as Pine Grosbeak and Dusky Grouse may be found.

About this Location

Located at an elevation of 9,000 feet south of Greer. on the Little Colorado River, access is via AZ-373 or AZ-273 from the Sunrise Turnoff. This area is day use only and is a popular picnicking spot. Fishing is available. Trailers under 22 feet are accommodated. The managed Season is from May through November.

The West Fork of the Little Colorado River is fed by springs at the top of Mount Baldy (the second highest peak in Arizona) and flows to Sheep’s Crossing into Greer.

Content from Sheep Crossing webpage, Little Colorado River in Greer webpage, and Northern Arizona Audubon Society