|when||Trip Report : January 9, 2021|
|Trip Report : March 4, 2017|
|Trip Report : March 2, 2008|
|where||San Tan Mountain Regional Park|
San Tan Mountain Regional Park consists of over 10,000 acres in the
lower Sonoran Desert. It is located just south of Pinal county line near
Queen Creek but is managed by Maricopa County Parks and Recreation.
Elevation within the park ranges from about 1,400 feet to over 2,500 feet.
Goldmine Mountain is located in the northern area, with a spectacular
San Tan Mountain escarpment in the southern portion of the park.
The vegetation varies from creosote flats to dense saguaro forest.
Various types of wildlife may be observed, including reptiles, birds, and
We will do a 7.5 mile loop mostly on the San Tan Trail. There are some ancient petroglyphs and a rare crested saguaro.
|distance||Option 1 will be a 7.5 mile in total loop hike on the San
Tan and Goldmine Trails.
Option 2 will be a 9.7 mile in total loop hike by adding the Dynamite Trail and includes a steep, difficult section.
|on trail||100% — San Tan and Goldmine Trails|
|rating||"C" Rate yourself as a hiker.|
$7 for parking at San Tan Mountain Regional Park.
The club will allow voluntary contributions of $5/non-member.
|meet||8:15 AM at San Tan Mountain Regional Park|
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