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 Events for San Tan Mtn 
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The park is open to non-motorized use, including hiking, bicycling, and horseback riding.

Trails

Trail Name Miles KM Use Rating
Dynamite 2.4 3.8 km Shared use
Goldmine 2.5 4.0 km Shared use
Hedgehog 1.0 1.6 km Shared use
Littleleaf 0.7 1.1 km Shared use
Malpais 4.1 6.6 km Shared use
Moonlight 1.3 2.0 km Shared use
Rock Peak Wash 0.8 1.3km Shared use
San Tan 6.4 10.3 km
Stargazer 0.8 1.2 km

Trail Rating Guide
During the hotter months when the temperatures and/or humidity is high, trails will be rated at least one level higher.

Rating Symbol Brief
Definition
Surface Grade Obstacles/
Steps

easiest
Paved Accessible Trail Paved or hard and smooth
None


easy

Mostly smooth and wide Dirt with occasional unevenness
2" or less, rocks and ruts

moderate
Mostly smooth, variable width Dirt with occasional unevenness
<8" rocks and ruts, loose material

moderate difficult
Mostly uneven surfaces Dirt and rock
<12" rocks and ruts, loose material

difficult
Long rocky segments with possible drops and exposure Dirt and loose rock with continual unevenness
12" or taller, loose rocks, exposure to drops

extremely difficult
Long rocky segments with possible drops and exposure Dirt and loose rock with continual unevenness
12" or taller, loose rocks, exposure to drops and excessive heat >90F

Tiny Tumbleweeds: Toddler Stroll - San Tan
All About Desert Holes - San Tan

TRAILWORK Volunteers Day - San Tan - 12/20/2014
Hiking 101 - San Tan - 12/20/2014
Desert Cuisine: Persimmons and Pomegranates - San Tan - 12/21/2014
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 12/26/2014
Sonoran Desert Simplified - San Tan - 12/28/2014
Backyard Edibles - San Tan - 1/3/2015
Full Moon Hike or Hikers Choice and Campfire - San Tan - 1/3/2015
Sonoran Sunset Photography - San Tan - 1/4/2015
Homeschool: Safe and Found Series - San Tan - 1/8/2015
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 1/9/2015
San Tan Shredders Mountain Bike Group - San Tan - 1/10/2015
Reptile Feeding - San Tan - 1/10/2015
Animal Spotlighting - San Tan - 1/10/2015
Sonoran Desert Survival - San Tan - 1/11/2015
Trail Talk Series: Exploring Desert Washes - San Tan - 1/15/2015
Tiny Tumbleweeds: Toddler Stroll - San Tan - 1/16/2015
Creepy, Crawly Tarantulas - San Tan - 1/16/2015
Old Man of the Mountain: Historical Hike - San Tan - 1/17/2015
Trailside Jeopardy - San Tan - 1/17/2015
Homeschool: Safe and Found Series - San Tan - 1/22/2015
Trail Blazers: Fitness Hike - San Tan - 1/23/2015
TRAILWORK Volunteer Day - San Tan - 1/24/2015
Living with Urban Wildlife - San Tan - 1/24/2015
Introducing the Desert - San Tan - 1/25/2015
Hike the Goldmine Trail - San Tan - 1/29/2015
more...


Park Hours
Sun-Thu: 6am-8pm
Fri-Sat: 6am-10pm
- 365 days a year  

Summer Nature Center Hours
Mon-Sat: 7 am - 12 pm
Sun.: Closed

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
santanpark@mail.maricopa.gov
 
 
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