White Tank Mountain Regional Park offers approximately 25 miles of excellent shared-use trails of varied difficulty. Overnight backpacking, with a permit, is allowed in established backcountry campsites. Day hikes can provide some breathtaking views of the mountains and panoramas of the valley below. Horseback and mountain bike riders are welcomed, although caution is stressed as some of the trails may be extremely difficult. Shared-use trails range in length from 0.9 mile to 7.9 miles and range in difficulty from easy to strenuous.
In addition, there are 2.5 miles of pedestrian-only trails. These include two short trails that are hard-surfaced and barrier free. Waterfall Trail is barrier-free to Petroglyph Plaza, about 4/10 of a mile from the parking lot. The short loop of Black Rock Trail, which is about � miles long, begins at Ramada 4.
White Tank Mountain Regional Park offers an approximately 10-mile Competitive Track in addition to its trails. The Competitive Track is designed to provide challenging, strenuous, and high-speed outdoor recreation for individuals, groups, and organized events. All competitive tracks are multiple-use. They are designed for cross-country runners and joggers, fast bicyclists and racers, and trotting/galloping equestrians and endurance riders.
Admission: $6.00 per vehicle entry fee is required.
Hours: Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun - Thurs and 10 p.m. Fri & Sat.
Address: 4 miles W on Olive Street off Hwy 303
Our Email: DonHarris@mail.maricopa.gov
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