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San Tan Trail

Intermediate

Trail

6.3 mile 10.2 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 528' 161 m
Descent: -381' -116 m
High: 1,905' 581 m
Low: 1,691' 515 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 3% (2°)
Max Grade: 12% (7°)

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Trail shared by Omar Delgado

The longest trail on San Tan Mountain Regional Park, and one that connects to several other trails on the park.

Omar Delgado

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Open year round, 6 am-8 pm Sunday through Thursday and 6 am-10 pm Friday through Saturday.

Description

The trail starts at the San Tan Trailhead and encompasses a large portion of the park and intersects with other trails at various points. Enjoy scenic mountain views at the south end of the park near Rock Peak and the Malpais Hills or hike to the central valley of the park to explore its unique beauty and mining history.

Flora & Fauna

Vegetation varies from creosote flats to dense saguaro forests. Reptiles, birds, mammals and arthropods.

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Contacts

Land Manager: Maricopa County Parks

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Check-Ins

Apr 11, 2019
Inessa Martin
Feb 16, 2019
Inessa Martin
Sep 23, 2018
Roger Sperlbaum
Visit to PHX
Aug 12, 2018
Martin Cantu
Dec 27, 2017
Lucy White
San Tan Trail to Dynamite over Goldmine Mountain — 5h 00m
Jan 30, 2017
Jaclyn Smith
San tan to hedgehog

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  4.3 from 10 votes

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#143

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Nov 29, 2016 near Queen C…, AZ
San Tan Trail
Mar 25, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ
Just outside the main parking area at San Tan Trailhead looking west.
Mar 25, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ
Nice view of the southern hills from the top of the saddle.  A good place to rest if needed on a comfortable bench!
Mar 25, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ

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