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Tanks Canyon, AZ

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Canyons are inherently risky. Flash floods occur without notice on sunny days. Technical skills & surrounding topography knowledge required yet does not eliminate risk.
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Distance One Way 4 miles
Trailhead Elevation 5,395 feet
Elevation Gain -800 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 5.33
Interest Off Trail Hiking, Seasonal Waterfall, Perennial Waterfall, Seasonal Creek & Perennial Creek
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18  2012-03-03 ssk44
2  2010-05-13 ssk44
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,879
Routes 15,959
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
Age 22 Male Gender
Location TrailDEX, HAZ
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Reservation San Carlos
Preferred   Apr, May, Oct, Nov
Sun  6:59am - 6:13pm
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0 Alternative
Nearby Area Water
Seneca Lake
2.4 mi away
Seneca Falls
Seneca Falls
3.1 mi away
1.0 mi
250 ft
Salt River Canyon - US60 Crossing
4.4 mi away
0.8 mi
75 ft
Apache Falls
Apache Falls
4.5 mi away
Upper Salt River
4.6 mi away
Sawmill Canyon - San Carlos
Sawmill Canyon - San Carlos
4.8 mi away
5.0 mi
400 ft
Mule Hoof Ruins
Mule Hoof Ruins
5.4 mi away
1.2 mi
979 ft
Flying V Canyon
Flying V Canyon
6.7 mi away
3.5 mi
Peak 5255 - Mule Hoof Bend Quad
8.0 mi away
1.4 mi
857 ft
Ash Creek Overlook - Tonto NF
Ash Creek Overlook - Tonto NF
8.0 mi away
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Tanks Canyon is a 4 mile one way canyon trip with a 800 ft drop in elevation. Located 75 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. April and May are the best months to enjoy this activity. This hike involes off trail navigation. Review triplogs, photos and the route to understand the terrain before heading out.

Overview: Rugged and scenic canyoneering route located within the San Carlos Indian Reservation. Canyon stats: -600 vertical feet over 3.5 miles

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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.

Permit $$
San Carlos Indian Reservation Recreation Permit required.
Price, info & locations at San Carlos - Permits

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High Clearance possible when dry

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Access is off US60 via SC-10 (South of Seneca Lake). WARNING: This is a remote location with no cell phone signal. Use caution and discretion during ALL activities. You're on your own!
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