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    Highline Trail #31

    Difficulty
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    Moderate
    Duration
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    2.5-3.5h
    Distance
    This reflects the return distance of this route as measured by the GPS file.
    12.4 km
    Elevation
    This reflects the total elevation gained throughout this route as measured by the GPS file. This includes all ascents and descents, and is higher than what is quoted in most route guides, which simply measure the distance between the starting-point and high-point of the route.
    153 m
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    The Highline Trail #31 is a 12.4 kmpoint-to-point hike in the Tonto National Forest that is rated as moderate. This route can be hiked in part or full as a day hike or you can use it as part of a backpacking trip. The route follows the base of a mesa that has numerous campsites atop it. Expect light traffic on this trail.

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    Route Description for Highline Trail #31

    The Highline Trail is an easy hike near Pine that is suitable for all ages and skill levels. Use it to get outside with the kids, with the dogs, or by yourself as a scenic leg-stretcher. You can enjoy part of it, do it as a long out and back, or use the connecting trails to lengthen your adventure into a multi-day trip.

    This route is quite flat and straightforward. Bring lots of water if you plan to hike this trail in the heat of the summertime. Christopher Creek can provide a refill point, but you should be prepared with enough to get you through if needed.

    You can use either trailhead. The route follows the base of the mesa from west to east. There’s very little elevation change, so this is a nice relaxed trip for the most part. Enjoy the shade there is, the calm of the forest, and the views that peek through. When you’re ready, turn back and return to the trailhead or keep going to wherever you’re off to next.

    Getting to the Highline Trail #31 Trailhead

    The east trailhead for the Highline Trail is off SR 260 and the second is at the end of Forest Road 284.

    Route Information

    • Backcountry Campground

      No

    • When to do

      Year-round

    • Pets allowed

      Yes - On Leash

    • Family friendly

      Older Children only

    • Route Signage

      Average

    • Crowd Levels

      Low

    • Route Type

      One Way

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