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Pole Bridge Trail #264 is a 3.77 mile one way hike with 2,375 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 37 miles north-northeast of Douglas Arizona. A high clearance vehicle is recommended to access the trailhead. October and May are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Overview: Starting just west of Sycamore Campground on Turkey Creek Road, this trail heads up forested Pole Bridge Canyon to connect with the Turtle Mountain Trail #219 and the Morse Canyon Trail #43, near 8850 foot Johnson Peak. An 8-mile loop is possible using the Pole Bridge Trail, Morse Canyon Trail, and about a mile and a half of Forest Road 41 (Turkey Creek Road).
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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.