San Tan Mountain Regional Park, Queen Creek

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Goldmine Mountain is located in the northern area, with a spectacular San Tan Mountain escarpment in the southern portion of the park. The vegetation changes from creosote flats to dense saguaro forest. Various types of wildlife may be observed, including reptiles, birds, and mammals.

San Tan Mountain Regional Park also has a Visitor's Center. Don’t forget to stop by the Visitor's Center to pick up educational tidbits, purchase souvenir items, visit with park staff, and see the wildlife exhibits or tortoise habitat. Restroom facilities are available and additional amenities are slated for future development.
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  • This place was a good drive from my home and to be honest I didn't know what to expect especially because I was meeting up with friends. I had to admit I was surprise that it was a good mix of hikers,...  more »
  • Several hiking trails from 1/2 mile long to 7-8 miles. You can string them together for quite a walk. They're wide and well maintained and have interesting views of the desert. The Goldmine trail will...  more »
  • Great trails rated from easy to extremely difficult. Something for everybody just make sure you know the rating symbol for the trail that you are on. Wear good shoes and have plenty of water.  more »