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South Trail - White Tanks, AZ

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Rated  Favorite Wish List AZ > Phoenix > Phoenix NW
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Trailhead Elevation 1,455 feet
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10  2018-02-10
Mule Deer to South to Mule Deer (from Area 4)
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7  2017-02-17
First MTB Ride
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18  2017-01-14
White Tanks
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5  2015-12-20
Ford Canyon-Goat Camp loop
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6  2012-05-16 nahimana222
2  2012-01-23
White Tank Loop w/Peaks
PatrickL
5  2010-07-12
Mule Deer Trail - White Tanks
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5  2004-10-31 ferazamboni
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Preferred   Feb, Jan, Dec, Nov → Early
Seasons   Autumn to Spring
Sun  7:00am - 5:29pm
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White Tanks Radio Summit via Goat Camp
White Tanks Radio Summit via Goat Camp
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Barry Goldwater Peak via Goat Camp
Barry Goldwater Peak via Goat Camp
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Goat Camp Trail - White Tanks
Goat Camp Trail - White Tanks
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Goat Camp - Willow / Mesquite Loop
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Bajada Trail - White Tanks
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Black Rock Long Loop
Black Rock Long Loop
1.3 mi away
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Black Rock Short Loop
Black Rock Short Loop
1.3 mi away
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Mule Deer Trail - White Tanks
Mule Deer Trail - White Tanks
1.5 mi away
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251 ft
Wild Life Trail - White Tanks
Wild Life Trail - White Tanks
1.5 mi away
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Overview
South Trail - White Tanks is located 18 miles west of Glendale Arizona. The trailhead is car accessible. February and January are the best months to enjoy this hike.

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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.

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To South Trail Trailhead
101 Loop to Park Take the I-10 west out of Phoenix to the 101 Loop Freeway. Go north on the 101 to Olive Blvd. Take a left and head west 13.5 miles to the White Tanks park entrance.

I-10 to Park To get to the White Tanks Park from downtown (PHX) is to stay on I-10 to Cotton Lane. Then go North 7 miles to Olive Ave, there is a stop sign and a Fertazone plant on the NW corner. Take a left (west) to the park. By going this you miss the new stop lights and the added stop signs on Olive.

After paying the fee at the entrance station on Olive Ave., continue west and take the first left, which is Black Canyon Drive, then park at the first parking lot on the left, which is Area 1.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) 36.8 mi - about 50 mins
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 144 mi - about 2 hours 20 mins
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 153 mi - about 2 hours 29 mins
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