Walnut Canyon

4.8/5 (10 reviews)
Walnut Canyon trail is a nice and easy scenic entry point into the White Canyon Wilderness region and beyond. The area is one of Arizona's most preserved and scenic regions that is still easily accessible by 4x4 vehicle. The scenery includes towering canyon walls, some as high as 800 feet and numero...Read More
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Highlights of Walnut Canyon

Desert Category IconDesert
Mine Category IconMine
Rock Category IconRock
Sand Category IconSand
Wash Category IconWash
Water Category IconWater
Highest Elevation
2987 ft
Shape of Trail
Out & Back
Typically Open
Year Round
Best Direction
West
Official Trail Name
Battle Axe
Nearest Town
Superior
Nearest Services
Superior
Management Agency
AZ Bureau of Land Management
District
Tucson District

Overview

Walnut Canyon trail is a nice and easy scenic entry point into the White Canyon Wilderness region and beyond. The area is one of Arizona's most preserved and scenic regions that is still easily accessible by 4x4 vehicle. The scenery includes towering canyon walls, some as high as 800 feet and numerous narrow canyons you can hike for days. There are sporadic willows and saguaros that line the trail. Wildlife includes released big horn sheep, black bear and even mountain lions. The trail ends at the Rincon Road starting point and the starting point of some incredible back country hiking.

Trail Difficulty and Assessment

Trail Guide Overview
7 Waypoints
23 Trail Photos
4 Trail Concerns
10 Community Reviews
1 Video
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