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 Events for White Tank Mtn 
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FIRE BAN INFORMATION
Effective
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - Thursday, September 3, 2015 (Tentative)
Maricopa County's regional parks will initiate the annual fire ban. This includes banning the use of all
campfire, fire pits and charcoal grills; however, it is still acceptable to use gas/propane grills in designated areas such as the ramada areas, semi-developed and developed camping sites, and along the shoreline at Lake Pleasant Regional Park.
If the parks do not receive ample rain during the monsoon season, the Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Department
may extend the fire ban to protect the parks resources and ensure visitor safety. To learn more, click here.


Trails
White Tank Mountain Regional Park offers approximately 25 miles of excellent shared-use trails, ranging in length from 0.9 mile to 7.9 miles, and difficulty from easy to strenuous. Overnight backpacking, with a permit, is allowed in established backcountry campsites. Day hikes can provide some breathtaking views of the mountains and panoramas of the Valley below. Horseback and mountain bike riders are welcome, although caution is stressed as some of the trails may be extremely difficult.

In addition, there are 2.5 miles of pedestrian-only trails. These include two short trails that are hard-surfaced and barrier free. Waterfall Trail is barrier-free for 5/10 of a mile. The handicap accessible portion now ends about 1/10 of a mile past Petroglyph Plaza. The short loop of Black Rock Trail, which is about 1/2 mile long, begins at Ramada 4.

All trails are multi-use unless otherwise designated. All trail users are encouraged to practice proper trail etiquette.
  • To download the self-guided hike outline for the Waterfall Trail, click here.

Always remember to carry plenty of water and let someone know where you are going.

 


Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 6/6/2015
Designed for the Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 6/10/2015
Summer Sonoran Series - Family Program - White Tank Mtn. - 6/11/2015
Summer Movie Series - Desert Dreams - White Tank Mtn. - 6/12/2015
Super Scorpion Search - White Tank Mtn. - 6/13/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 6/19/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 6/19/2015
(Almost) Summer Solstice Sunrise Hike - 6/20/2015
Summer Sonoran Series - Family Program - White Tank Mtn. - 6/25/2015
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 6/26/2015
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 6/27/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 6/30/2015
Designed for the Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 7/1/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 7/3/2015
Summer Family Movie: The Wild West - High Noon - White Tank Mtn. - 7/7/2015
Summer Sonoran Series - Family Program - White Tank Mtn. - 7/9/2015
Special Guest Speaker - A Conservation Conundrum - White Tank Mtn. - 7/10/2015
Super Scorpion Search - White Tank Mtn. - 7/11/2015
Library Series - Tiny Wonders: Hummingbirds - White Tank Mtn. - 7/15/2015
Sonoran Story, Craft, and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 7/17/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 7/17/2015
Native American Stories Under the Stars - White Tank Mtn. - 7/18/2015
Summer Sonoran Series - Family Program - White Tank Mtn. - 7/23/2015
Summer Family Movie with a Message: Epic - White Tank Mtn. - 7/25/2015
Sonoran Story, Craft, and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 7/29/2015
more...


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Fri-Sat: 6 am - 10 pm
- 365 days a year 

Nature Center Hours
September - May
Sun. - Sat: 8am - 4pm

June - August
Mon. - Sat: 8am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Admin. Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8 am - 4 pm

White Tank Mountain Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355    mailing address
Ph: 623-935-2505  Fax: 602-372-8596
whitetankpark@mail.maricopa.gov
 
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