Mesquite Canyon - Waddell - Ford Canyon Loop, AZ

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Difficulty 3 of 5
Route Finding 2 of 5
Distance Loop 10.6 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,542 feet
Elevation Gain 1,368 feet
Accumulated Gain 1,921 feet
Avg Time Round Trip 5 hours
Kokopelli Seeds 20.21
Interest Seasonal Waterfall & Seasonal Creek
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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 $$
    Maricopa Regional Parks - 2021 [ fees ]

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

    $2 walk, bike or horse ride into park

    2021 [ hours ] - varies by park & season


    Directions
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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
    page created by joebartels on May 23 2012 4:50 pm
    90+° 8am - 6pm kills
    Avoid Heat Illness - stay cool
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