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Waddell Trail, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix NW
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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Route Finding 1 of 5
Distance One Way 1 mile
Trailhead Elevation 1,542 feet
Elevation Gain 40 feet
Avg Time One Way half hour
Kokopelli Seeds 1.13
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15  2019-02-24
Barry Goldwater Peak-Ford Cyn-Willow Spring
LindaAnn
14  2018-12-15
Mesquite Canyon - Waddell - Ford Canyon Loop
Hippy
9  2018-11-23
Mesquite Canyon - Waddell - Ford Canyon Loop
KBKB
15  2018-03-25
Willow Ford Loop
chumley
4  2017-12-23
Barry Goldwater Peak via Mesquite Canyon
The_N
2  2017-07-30
Ford Willow Loop
trekkin_gecko
8  2017-07-30
Ford Cyn-Willow Cyn Loop-White Tanks
LindaAnn
17  2017-03-31
Mesquite Canyon - Waddell - Ford Canyon Loop
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Preferred   Nov, Dec, Feb, Mar → 9 AM
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  6:34am - 6:42pm
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Overview
Waddell Trail is a 1 mile one way hike with 40 feet elevation gain. Located 18 miles west of Glendale Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. November and December are the best months to enjoy this hike.


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One-Way Notice
This hike is listed as One-Way.

When hiking several trails on a single "hike", log it with a generic name that describes the hike. Then link the trails traveled, check out the example.
WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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Maricopa Regional Parks - Fees more info


$7 per vehicle,$85 annual or trade your first born for the life pass

$2 walk, bike or horse ride into park


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To Area 7 Trailhead
From the 303 & Olive go west on Olive 4.5 miles to the park entrance. Olive turns into White Tank Mountain Rd. Continue 2.1 miles, turn right and it's 250 feet to to the Mesquite/Ford Trailhead

You get a map when you pay your entrance fee so that should help you figure it out if you have any concerns.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 39.2 mi, 58 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 146 mi, 2 hours 38 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 153 mi, 2 hours 40 mins
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