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This is likely a great time to hike this trail!  Check out "Prefered" months below, keep in mind this is an estimate.

Border Trail #45, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Distance One Way 4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 4,794 feet
Avg Time One Way 2 hours
Backpack Possible - Not Popular
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Preferred   Mar, Nov, Feb, Apr → Early
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  6:55am - 5:25pm
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Likely In-Season!
Overview
Border Trail #45 is a 4 mile one way hike. Located 60 miles south-southwest of Tucson Arizona. A high clearance 4x4 vehicle and a competent driver is recommended to access the trailhead. March and November are the best months to enjoy this hike.


A little-used pathway (at least by documented citizens) called the Border Trail. This foot and horse path was put here to provide access for maintenance of the international boundary fence. It leads over the grassy foothills of the Pajaritos to the end of the Summit Motorway (FR 39A), which may sound like a thoroughfare, but it's a 4-wheel drive road.

Technically you can use this as an exit from Sycamore Canyon Trail #40, but nobody in their right mind would do so.


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This hike is listed as One-Way.

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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.

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To get to the Border Trail turn off FR 39 onto the Summit Motorway (FR 39A) 2.5 miles from the end of the pavement at Pena Blanca Lake. FR 39A is a 4-wheel drive road.
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