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.
Directions: From I-17, 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.
Elevation: 5,200 feet
Ending Elevation: 5,900 feet
Elevation Gain: 700 feet
Distance: 2 miles
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