This trail's mostly smooth tread and moderate grades make for a great workout.
Whether used as a segment of a longer run or by itself, the Telegraph Pass Trail always provides visitors with a pleasant experience and scenic views.
Starting at the Desert Foothills Trailhead, the trail follows a wide, paved path through typical Sonoran Desert flora and fauna before reaching a junction with the Desert Classic Trail
. From the junction, the trail heads left, climbing progressively steeper grades on a mostly smooth, albeit occasionally cobbled tread. Finally, the trail ends into the Telegraph Pass Trailhead at a junction with the National Trail