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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  • The park is well kept and felt safe as a solo female hiker. Bathroom and goody shop for water and souvenirs. The staff were helpful and the on-site horseback riding contractor, MD Ranch, accommodated ...  more »
  • San Tan Mountain Regional Park has all levels of hiking to offer. We started on day one with the easier trails and day two we hit the Gold Mine/Dynamite trail loop which is moderate to difficult. Enjo...  more »
  • My wife and I went for a couple of hikes at San Tan Mountain Regional Park in late December, and as always, it was pleasant, pretty easy going, and restful (to get away from traffic, stores, general n...  more »
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