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.
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