Ford Canyon Trail is a 7.4 mile out and back trail located near Waddell, Arizona that features a waterfall and is only recommended for very experienced outdoorsmen. The trail is primarily used for hiking & mountain biking and is accessible year-round. Dogs must be kept on leash.
Ford Canyon is a 7.4 mile out and back but, it can be completed as a loop in conjunction with either Mesquite Canyon, Willow Canyon or Waddell Trails.
From central Phoenix, take I -10 west 18 miles to Hwy 303. North on Hwy 303 to Olive. West 4 miles on Olive to the White Tank Mountain Regional Park entrance.
The Ford Canyon Trail Head is located at the Trail Head Staging Area on Wildlife Way.
Ford Canyon can also be accessed from a trail head at the Northern most part of Ford Canyon Road. Entering from this point cuts roughly 1.5 miles off the trail and gets you much closer to the more difficult section of Ford Canyon.
Ample parking can be found at either trail head.
White Tank Mountain Regional Park
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road
Waddell, AZ 85355 mailing address
Ph: 623-935-2505 Fax: 623-535-4291