Top Adventures in Waddell

  • Hike Goat Camp Trail

    This is one of the less traveled trails in White Tank Mountain Regional Park.  If you're looking for a solid day hike in the west valley, try this one.  It isn't a loop, but it ultimately connects with some of the other long trails so if you're up...

    16 miles

  • Hike to Waterfall Canyon

    So to fully enjoy the theme of this hike, make sure to try and go right after a rain. But also know that since this is a pretty easy hike, you will won't be the only one there. This is also a great hike/ waterfall to do with someone that is new to...

    2 miles 200 ft gain

  • Hike the Waterfall and Black Rock Loop

    The Waterfall and Black Rock trail is a 3.3 mile loop hike hike with great views and a waterfall in White Tank Regional Park near Waddell, AZ. This hike is dog-friendly. 

    3.3 miles 328 ft gain

  • Hike Mesquite Canyon Trail

    This is a great place to begin your hike in the White Tank Mountains.  From the Ramada Way area, the trail begins to lead steadily into a small canyon.  As you get further up, the trail will begin get more steep.  After a short time it leads up to...

    13 miles 1394 ft gain

  • Hike Valley Vista from Turnbuckle Trail

    The Valley Vista trail is a short hike in Skyline Regional Park, located in the southern region of the White Tank Mountains west of Phoenix.  From the top you'll have a great view of the Estrella Mountain Range and the southwest valley.  For the m...

    2 miles

  • Hike Estrella Mountain's Baseline Trail

    Baseline Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked loop trail. This trail features lovely wild flowers and is rated as intermediate. You can use this trail not just for hiking but you can also use the trail for running as well as mountain biking. ...

    2.4 miles 259 ft gain

  • Run at Thunderbird Park

    This is a great spot to go for a quick run or a short hike if you're in North Phoenix.  Thunderbird park is easily accessible with free entry and a number of picnic areas.There are 3 main hills with a variety of trail options to hike up/around eac...

    2 miles 475 ft gain

  • Hike or MTB the Deem Hills Loop

    Located in north Phoenix, the Deem Hills recreation area features a dog park, playground, soccer field, and trailhead leading into the neighboring hills.  To begin your hike, get around the dog park by starting at the Circumference trailhead on th...

    5 miles

  • Hike the Wild Burro Trail

    Hike along the shoreline of beautiful Lake Pleasant. This 4.0 mile out-and-back trail is worth its weight in beautiful views. The path is well maintained and perfect for beginner hikers who enjoy leisurely hikes while looking for wild burros. The ...

    4 miles 112 ft gain

  • Hike the Pipeline Canyon Trail

    Starting at a little below 2,000 feet this hike takes about two hours out and back over a two-mile stretch. There is a parking lot with bathrooms at either end.For those with small members of your hiking party and two vehicles you could easily lea...

    4 miles -220 ft gain

  • Hike The Shaw Butte Trail

    The Shaw Butte Trail is a short loop hike that leads you to the top of Shaw Butte in the Phoenix Mountains Preserve.  Beginning from the trailhead on Central Avenue, The first section of trail follows a steady uphill service road to the top.  Near...

    3.8 miles 700 ft gain

  • Hike North Mountain Trail

    Beginning from the start of the trail on 7th Street, this short hike can be a good quick workout that offers great views of the greater Phoenix area.  Be aware that this hike is a fairly steep climb 600 feet to the top.  Once you reach the summit ...

    1.4 miles 600 ft gain

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