San Tan Mountain Regional Park, Queen Creek

4.5
#7 of 11 in Nature in Central Arizona
Mountain Nature / Park
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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  • I try to get to this park at least twice a week. Trails rate from easy to hard so there is something for everyone. I like to do 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hour hikes on the moderate to hard trails. I highly recom...  more »
  • It is a nice park to visit. They have several hiking trails. We go to this park for hiking...they don't have scenic trails but they are good trails to go hiking for exercise.  more »
  • It's near us so we like to go on a hike there. You can choose the length of the hike. None are very difficult. Bring walking shoes, hat and water. Bring your dog if you like! Never in Summer!  more »

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