Mesquite Canyon Hike at White Tank Mountain Regional Park

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A climb up the rugged Mesquite Canyon Trail in White Tank Mountain Regional Park in Waddell rewards with epic West Valley vistas.

Getting There: 20304 W. White Tank Mountain Rd., Waddell. Follow the main park road to the trailhead staging area or continue to Waterfall Canyon.

Length: 5 miles one way from main trailhead or 4.2 miles one way from ramada No. 7.

Rating: difficult

Kid Friendly: NO

Pet Friendly: NO

Elevation: 1,540-3,023 feet

Best Season: October-April

Facilities: restrooms, water, ramadas, camping, horse area.

Photo credit Mare Czinar/PHOENIX

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