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Pole Bridge Trail #264, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Tucson > Douglas
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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance One Way 3.77 miles
Trailhead Elevation 6,194 feet
Elevation Gain 2,372 feet
Accumulated Gain 2,375 feet
Avg Time One Way 2 hrs
Kokopelli Seeds 11.68
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14  2016-04-24
Monte Vista Peak via Turkey Creek
John9L
27  2016-04-24
Monte Vista Peak
chumley
35  2015-09-16
Pole Bridge-Morse Canyon Loop
AZLumberjack
17  2013-04-27
Monte Vista LO via Pole Bridge/Morse Can
cindyl
4  2012-12-01 Sredfield
14  2011-07-03 JuanJaimeiii
9  2010-12-19
Chiricahua & Monte Vista Peak Loop
hhwolf14
5  2009-10-07 PrestonSands
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Preferred   Oct, May, Apr, Sep
Sun  6:48am - 5:16pm
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Mormon Ridge Trail #269
Mormon Ridge Trail #269
0.1 mi away
4.5 mi
3,108 ft
Chiricahua & Monte Vista Peak Loop
Chiricahua & Monte Vista Peak Loop
0.3 mi away
15.2 mi
4,300 ft
Saulsbury Trail #263
0.3 mi away
5.0 mi
3,133 ft
Mormon Canyon Trail #352
0.6 mi away
2.7 mi
2,402 ft
Johnson Peak Loop aka Pole/Morse
Johnson Peak Loop aka Pole/Morse
1.1 mi away
6.0 mi
2,443 ft
Morse Canyon Trail #43
1.1 mi away
2.4 mi
1,916 ft
Hughes Tank Trail #262B
1.8 mi away
1.2 mi
163 ft
Mormon Canyon Loop - Chiricahua
Mormon Canyon Loop - Chiricahua
2.2 mi away
7.0 mi
2,660 ft
Cottonwood Fire Canyon Trail #266
2.2 mi away
3.5 mi
1,572 ft
Turkey Pen Trail #262
2.5 mi away
3.0 mi
478 ft
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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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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
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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Coronado Motor Vehicle Use Maps (MVUMs)


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FR / Jeep Road - Car possible when dry

To hike
From Tucson, take I-10 east for 72 miles to US 191. Turn south 21 miles to AZ 181 and drive 12 miles east to the Turkey Creek turnoff (FR 41). Follow this road 10 miles east to the Pole Bridge Trail sign on the right (south) side of the road (0.2 miles before Sycamore Campground, where one can park).
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