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Pine Flat Trail #165, AZ

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Difficulty 2 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 3.15 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,268 feet
Elevation Gain 768 feet
Accumulated Gain 894 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 6.13
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7  2017-11-04
Pine Mountain Wilderness
20  2017-11-04
Pine Mountain Plus
8  2015-11-11
Pine Mountain Verde Rim Loop
10  2015-04-09
Beehouse - Two Cabin - Buck Basin - Nelson
20  2015-04-09
Beehouse - Two Cabin - Buck Basin - Nelson
10  2015-03-17
Pine Mountain Verde Rim Loop
9  2013-09-07
Chums Pine Mtn Verde Rim Loop
20  2013-09-07
Chums Pine Mtn Verde Rim Loop
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Preferred   Apr, Oct, May, Mar
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  7:31am - 5:48pm
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5 Alternative
Nearby Area Water
Salt Flat Trail #71
0.7 mi away
1.6 mi
1,123 ft
Pine Mountain Short Cut Trail Loop
Pine Mountain Short Cut Trail Loop
0.8 mi away
12.5 mi
1,665 ft
Nelson Trail #159
Nelson Trail #159
0.8 mi away
8.3 mi
1,423 ft
Pine Mountain Verde Rim Loop
Pine Mountain Verde Rim Loop
0.8 mi away
9.8 mi
1,875 ft
Pine Flat Trail #72 - Pine Mountain
0.9 mi away
1.9 mi
47 ft
Pine Mountain Trail #14
1.9 mi away
1.3 mi
685 ft
Short Cut Trail #166
2.0 mi away
1.5 mi
432 ft
Verde Rim Trail #161
2.1 mi away
6.2 mi
1,154 ft
Pine Mtn from FR 68G TH - Verde Rim
2.4 mi away
4.5 mi
650 ft
Cold Water Trail #27
Cold Water Trail #27
2.4 mi away
5.4 mi
288 ft
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by HAZ_Hikebot

Pine Flat Trail #165 was originally a livestock service trail connecting two line cabins. The vegetation consists of scattered stands of ponderosa and pinyon pine, juniper, and thickets of chaparral. There are some riparian deciduous trees in Beehouse Canyon, which offer welcome shade during the hot summer months. The views along this trail are generally to the west and they are rather impressive where the trail follows the rim of the canyon that overlooks Sycamore Creek.

The terrain traversed by the Pine Flat Trail #165 is very rocky and erodes easily. The portions of the trail that lie within Beehouse Canyon may be particularly rough, especially for travelers on horseback.

From its junction with TR #159, the trail climbs steeply to the south and then southwest for 1 mile in Beehouse Canyon. The portions of the trail that lie within Beehouse Canyon are particularly rough at this time. The area is very rocky and erodes easily. Once out of the canyon, the trail turns almost due south for another 2 miles to its junction with TR #159.


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    Prescott Forest
    Prescott National Forest Pass

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    Map Drive
    FR / Dirt Road / Gravel - Car Okay

    To hike
    To access the trails in the Pine Mountain area, exit the I-17 Freeway at the Dugas Interchange. From there take the road to Dugas (Forest Road 68) southeast for 18 miles to the trailhead for the Nelson Trail #159 about 1.25 miles east of the Double-T Ranch on Sycamore Creek. You will have to travel TR #159 for about 0.8 miles to where TR #159 intersects with TR #165 at the junction of Beehouse Canyon and Sycamore Creek.
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