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 Events for San Tan Mtn 
<October 2015>

San Tan Mountain Regional Park offers over eight miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding. Park trails range in length from 1.1 miles to over 5 miles, and range in difficulty from easy to strenuous.

If you are looking for an easy, relatively short hike, the Moonlight Trail is the perfect choice, as it provides a scenic and rather mild hike for all to enjoy. If you are looking for a longer more difficult hike, try the 5.1-mile San Tan Trail. This trail winds you through the Broken Lands and Central Valley portions of the park to the top of the Goldmine Mountains. In addition to its length, some may consider certain areas of the San Tan Trail difficult due to washes, soft soil and slick or rocky steep mountain slopes. We encourage hikers, mountain bikers and horseback riders to use extreme caution in these areas. Another visitor favorite is the Malpais Hills Trail as it displays a unique perspective of Rock Peak and the Malpais Hills. Don't forget to keep an eye out for wildlife such as javelinas, coyotes, and Gila Monsters!

The trails within the San Tan Mountain Regional Park are very popular because they offer a unique perspective of the lower Sonoran Desert with wonderful wildlife, plant-life and scenic mountain views. Whatever your heart desires, San Tan Mountain Regional Park has a trail to fit your hiking, biking or horseback riding needs.

All trails are multi-use unless otherwise designated. All trail users are encouraged to practice proper trail etiquette.

Always remember to carry plenty of water and let someone know where you are going

Zombie Archery - San Tan
Campfire Songs and Overcooked Marshmallows- San Tan

Mountain Bike 101: Beginner Ride - San Tan - 10/11/2015
Homeschool: Owls - San Tan - 10/14/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 10/14/2015
All About Scorpions - San Tan - 10/16/2015
Scorpion Scavenger Hunt: Final - San Tan - 10/16/2015
Desert Edibles: Delectable Desserts - San Tan - 10/17/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 10/21/2015
The Great Bug Hunt - San Tan - 10/23/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 10/24/2015
6-Feet Under: Geology - San Tan - 10/24/2015
Full Hunters Moon Hike - San Tan - 10/24/2015
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan - 10/25/2015
Homeschool: Owls - San Tan - 10/28/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 10/28/2015
Zombie Apocalypse - San Tan - 10/30/2015
Haunted HOWLoween Bash - San Tan - 10/31/2015
Desert Walk 'n' Talk - San Tan - 11/3/2015
Night Shredders - San Tan - 11/4/2015
Hiking 101 - San Tan - 11/6/2015
Night Owl Hike: Adults Only - San Tan - 11/6/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 11/7/2015
Trailwork Volunteer Day - San Tan - 11/7/2015
Just for Kids: Stars! - San Tan - 11/7/2015
Snake Feeding - San Tan - 11/7/2015
Stargazing For Everyone - San Tan - 11/7/2015

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Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
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Nature Center Hours
Summer: (5/18-10/19)
Mon-Sat: 7 am - 12 pm
Sun.: Closed

Winter: (10/20 - 5/17)
Sun. - Sat: 7 am - 3 pm

Admin. Office Hours
Varies during summer - please call for daily schedule.

San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 West Phillips Road
Queen Creek Arizona 85242
Phone: (480) 655-5554
Fax: (602)372-8596
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