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Willow Springs Basin is a 2.6 mile one way hike with a 177 ft drop in elevation. Located 16 miles east-northeast of Mesa Arizona. Trailhead access is via a dirt road which is typically car accessible when dry. February and January are the best months to enjoy this hike.
This is a relatively flat loose gravel wash hike that is between Willow Springs Canyon Upper and Willow Springs Canyon Lower. It can be driven or used to set up a shuttle if you have a capable 4 X 4. Getting to it is strickly 4 X 4 from the trailhead.
Check out the Official Route and Triplogs.
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.