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Telegraph Pass Trail is a 5.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Yuma, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from October until March. Dogs are also able to use this trail.

Length 5.3 mi Elevation gain 1,404 ft Route type Loop

Dog friendly

Kid friendly

Hiking

Mountain biking

Nature trips

Walking

Bird watching

Running

Partially paved

Views

Wild flowers

Rocky

No shade

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Facilities

Trail to base of mountain. Path up the mountain is paved. Trail to mountain moderate, paved path up the mountain is difficult. Excellent view of Yuma and Welton from the top.

Parking areas near base of mountain and along the road where it dead ends.

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Reviews (419)
Photos (306)
Recordings (429)
Completed (527)
Mike Milliner
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Hiking

Asskicker fasho! Loved it!

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J.Stix User
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RunningRocky

Done this trail about 7 times. The beginning has more rocks and a natural feel to it. It has multiple paths you can take depending on your skill lvl. When you reach the base of the mountain, the rest of the trail is paved and is a high incline. But if you look to the right side, there's a path that's not well known and is similar to the beginning. Also at the base there is a Port-a-potty, but most of the time it isn't clean or out of toilet paper, and there's also a trash can. Bring lots of water and snacks. Seen Kids and pets do this hike. You'll also see Army and BP Explorers do this hike too. Recommend doing this hike in the early morning like 5 or 6 as the heat and the sun will catch up fast. Seen people do it at night, but don't really recommend it as the scorpions and snakes tend to be more active. It will also be pitch black, so I definitely recommend a flashlight.

Stephanie Herrera
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Laranda Vulgamore
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HikingRocky

The hike starts off slow and easy at the beginning which is nice since it prepares you for the steep incline as you ascend toward the top of the mountain. Be prepared to make a few stops on the way up since it gets steep the further up you travel. The view is priceless once you reach the top of the mountain. There are chemical toilets before you make your way to the top however they may not have been cleaned prior to your use it’s a gamble you’ll have to take. Bring water since it gets hot if you’re hiking and it’s past 5 am. Enjoy the scenery and keep one foot in front of the other!

Ashley Menard
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Tucker Dole
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HikingRocky
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Simon Howard
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AllTrails User
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Running

Great running trail.

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Jason sackrider
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Hiking

excellent workout, there are a couple routes to the top keeps it enjoyable so you don't have to go the same way every time

Monty Waggoner
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Rocky

this might be a dumb question but why don't people with off-road vehicles drive to the porta potties

Duane Funsch
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HikingNo shade

Makes you work to get to enter something in the journal at the top. Nice views from the top. Also wildflowers are plentiful on the more northernly trail at the beginning of the trail and at the end of the trail, you are walking on a trail up and down a wash instead of a dirt road near the interstate. Less noise too. Zigzagging back and forth across the road will help you go up and down the steepest parts.

Bonnabella .xvx
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HikingNo shade

The trail was harder than I thought it was going to be. The trail is right by the highway for the first and last mile so it was loud for the majority of the hike. The mountain has big towers on top. I did not see the formation that is the cover photo for this trail on this app. The trail was paved. Was not the get out of civilization type of trail that I prefer

Robert Campbell
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Hiking

What a great hike and well worth the time taken. The view from the top is outstanding. Take plenty of water no matter what time of day you are walking this trail. You'll be glad you did. Both my wife and I agree that coming down is a lot rougher on the knees than going up. Zig Zagging across the trail seemed to reduce the stress on my knees when coming back down. We'll probably do this hike one more time before heading back to the mountains of Montana next month. It hurts, but it's worth it.

yves cossette
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Kent Kirby
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Hiking

Moderate to trailhead where 2 Porto poties are. BLM land. Strenuous up to top but concrete access road in good condition. Unfortunately for us we couldn’t finish because 3 young adults had two dogs off leash, where one them attacked my boarder collie who was on leash. These folks were also warned by other hikers. So I turned back so I wouldn’t have to deal with these knuckleheads.

Ron Billings
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Steepest road I have ever hiked up. Would love to see what drives up this. Great cardio but you need good shoes for the way down. View is worth the hike.

Bobby Nash
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Hiking

Great workout great views and once on pavement a real workout. Wonderful workout

Kirsten Carpenter
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Hiking

Very steep once you get to the paved section. It’s a great workout and the views are beautiful at the top.

Taryn Dubreuil
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Hiking

We finished the one across the road at Fortuna Peak to the B-17 Bomber site (rated hard, which it was), and decided to come over here and do this one for some more KM’s since it was moderate. Yeah no, this was harder, holy crap. If you’re going all the way to the top, prepare to work. Yes the second half is paved, or you can take the goat trail, but either way that’s a helluva climb. Cool little journals at the top to leave your story though. Nice touch.

Mercedes Murray
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Liliana Diaz
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HikingRocky

Nice hike and quite a workout. Rocky paths and some inclines that makes you take some breaks here and there unless you are fit unlike myself. Overall great hiking trail

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yves cossette
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Suzanna Vermeul
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Hiking

We left from the parking area and as suggested by other reviewers we took the goat trail instead of the boring paved road all the way up. The goat trail is accessed immediately to the right after going around the fence. There is no apparent trail or markers as you make your way but after less than 20 feet a trail becomes very obvious. This was all uphill and switchbacks and a great hike! It was interesting the whole way and the narrow path keeps you focused. You will be rewarded with amazing views at the top! There is a bench provided to sit and ponder life and a metal box filled with journal books for you to log your experience and share with others - FUN! We walked back down the cement covered road which isn’t nearly as pretty or fulfilling.

Colleen Borodula
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Hiking

We really like this trail as it is such a good workout. We recommend having good trail footwear rather than running shoes. The Goat Trail just off to the right of the pavement trail is more scenic and enjoyable.

Paul Hernandez
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Rosendo Madrigal
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Hiking

First time going and I took my dog with! It was a lot steeper than I thought it would be!

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Kaitlin Ramspeck
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Really nice view! Very steep trail!

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