Hike Detail Sheet,  Hikes,  Upper Intermediate

Windmill-Powerline-Kanally Wash Loop (UI)

Date:Destination:Windmill-Powerline-Kanally Wash Loop
Level:Upper Intermediate (UI)Area:Oracle State Park
Approx hike distance in miles:8.3Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:626Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:918Hike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$10
Unpaved miles:0Park entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:https://www.alltrails.com/explore/trail/us/arizona/windmill-powerline-and-Kanally-wash-trail-loop
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:32.608647


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty :ModerateWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This loop hike incorporates several well-maintained trails in Oracle State Park including Wildlife Corridor, AZT, Windmill Loop, Powerline and Kanally Wash Trails. Bring water and a snack. This hike requires an entry fee ($7/car). The fee can be paid at the Kiosk drop tube where there are envelopes requesting vehicle information and a tear off tag for your car. The entry fee can also be paid at the Ranch House entrance and the Ranger will provide a tag.


Take Merrill Ranch Parkway to Felix Road and turn right. Take Felix Road to Hunt Hwy and turn left. Drive 7.5 miles to AZ 79 and turn south (right). Travel 55 miles to Oracle Junction. Turn east (left) onto AZ 77 continuing 9 miles to Oracle. Turn right onto West American Avenue and drive 2 miles and continue straight onto East Mt. Lemmon Hwy. In 1 mile turn left on Wildlife Drive, the entry to Oracle State Park. The coordinates above are to the main parking lot at the Park.