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Dynamite Trail

Intermediate

Trail

2.4 mile 3.8 kilometer point to point
95% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 351' 107 m
Descent: -177' -54 m
High: 1,897' 578 m
Low: 1,618' 493 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 4% (2°)
Max Grade: 11% (7°)

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Trail shared by Omar Delgado

A great winding trail on the north side of the San Tan Mountains.

Omar Delgado

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Entry fees are required for park usage. The park is open from 6 am-8 pm, year-round.

Runner Notes

There are a few service roads and numerous other routes that exist throughout the park and outside it. Please stay on designated trails.

Description

Enjoy a thrilling journey as you explore the Goldmine Mountain range, known for its mining history. The trail connects to the Goldmine Trail near the Goldmine Trailhead and winds along the mountainside to the San Tan Trail near the central part of the park.

Flora & Fauna

The vegetation varies from creosote flats to dense saguaro forests. Various types of wildlife may be observed, including reptiles, birds, mammals and arthropods.

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Jul 7, 2018
Eric Rupp
8mi — 1h 50m
Jan 15, 2018
Tedd Huff
Dec 25, 2017
Jason Wheat
2.4mi

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  5.0 from 7 votes

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#275

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The mountain gets really pretty after a few days of rain.  Some Rye, Flowers, Cacti and Phoenix in the distance.
Feb 8, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ
Looking North, at 1750 ft. About a mile from the North trailhead (Dynamite/Goldmine intersection).  Views are great the whole trail.
Feb 8, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ
A pretty break in a winter storm, looking directly west of the trail towards San Tan Mountain. This wash is about 0.5 miles from the south end of the Dynamite Trail.
Feb 23, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ
Sunrise view.
Nov 29, 2016 near Queen C…, AZ
Make the run up before the sun's up.
Mar 25, 2019 near Queen C…, AZ
Lower section of Dynamite Trail.
Nov 29, 2016 near Queen C…, AZ

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