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Trails

Trail Name Miles KM Use Rating
Bajada 1.1 1.7 km Shared use
Black Rock Long Loop 1.3* 2.1* km Hike only
Black Rock Short Loop 0.5 0.8 km Barrier-free / Hike only
Ford Canyon 7.4 11.9 km Shared use
Goat Camp 6.3 10.1 km Shared use
Ironwood 0.9 1.5 km Shared use
Mesquite Canyon 5.0 8.1 km Shared use
Mule Deer (Maricopa Trail) 3.4 5.5 km Shared use
South 1.0 1.7 km Shared use
Waddell 1.0 1.6 km Shared use
Waterfall 0.9 1.5 km Barrier-free first 0.5 mile / hike only
Wildlife 0.2 0.3 km Shared use
Willow Canyon 1.6 2.7 km Shared use
         
Competitive Track (Total tread length)
Sonoran Loop 9.3 15.0 km    

Trail Rating Guide
During the hotter months when the temperatures and/or humidity is high, trails will be rated at least one level higher.

Rating Symbol Brief
Definition
Surface Grade Obstacles/
Steps

easiest
Paved Accessible Trail Paved or hard and smooth
None


easy

Mostly smooth and wide Dirt with occasional unevenness
2" or less, rocks and ruts

moderate
Mostly smooth, variable width Dirt with occasional unevenness
<8" rocks and ruts, loose material

moderate difficult
Mostly uneven surfaces Dirt and rock
<12" rocks and ruts, loose material

difficult
Long rocky segments with possible drops and exposure Dirt and loose rock with continual unevenness
12" or taller, loose rocks, exposure to drops

extremely difficult
Long rocky segments with possible drops and exposure Dirt and loose rock with continual unevenness
12" or taller, loose rocks, exposure to drops and excessive heat >90F

 

 

Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn.
The Verse Traverse - a Poetic Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn.
April Loons -White Tank Mtn.

Desert Wash Discovery Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/19/2015
Earth Day Program- Owl Tales - White Tank Mtn. - 4/21/2015
Earth Day Family Movie - The Lorax - White Tank Mtn. - 4/22/2015
NEW DATE! - Basic Outdoor Photography - White Tank Mtn. - 4/23/2015
Noticing Nature - White Tank Mtn. - 4/24/2015
Earth Day Library Series Children's Program - Owl Pellet Investigation - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 4/25/2015
Early Morning Nature Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 4/30/2015
Family Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 5/1/2015
Adult Moonlight Hike - White Tank Mtn. - 5/2/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 5/5/2015
Sunrise Hike - White Tank Mtn - 5/7/2015
Practical Desert Survival - White Tank Mtn. - 5/8/2015
Slithery Storytelling - White Tank Mtn. - 5/9/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 5/9/2015
Sonoran Story, Craft, and Play Time - White Tank Mtn. - 5/13/2015
Early Morning Pond Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 5/14/2015
Black Rock Archaeology Walk - White Tank Mtn. - 5/15/2015
*NEW LOCATION* - Early Bird Walk with Sonoran Audubon - White Tank Mtn. - 5/16/2015
Wonderful World of Plants - White Tank Mtn. - 5/16/2015
Designed for the Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 5/20/2015
What is a Desert? - White Tank Mtn. - 5/21/2015
Snake Feeding - White Tank Mtn. - 5/22/2015
Dutch Oven Cooking Demonstration and Sampler - White Tank Mtn. - 5/22/2015
Storytelling - Tales of the Sonoran Desert - White Tank Mtn. - 5/23/2015
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Fri-Sat: 6 am - 10 pm
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Nature Center Hours
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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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