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San Tan Trail

Intermediate
 4.4 (11)

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


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Map Key

6.3

Miles

10.2

KM

99%

Runnable

1,905' 581 m

High

1,691' 515 m

Low

528' 161 m

Up

381' 116 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

12%

Max Grade (7°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

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

Runner Notes

Numerous other routes exist throughout the park and outside it. Please stay on designated trails.

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 run 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.

Contacts

Shared By:

Omar Delgado

Trail Ratings

  4.4 from 11 votes

#6130

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  4.4 from 11 votes
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Trail Rankings

#160

in Arizona

#6,130

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Photos

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
Types of flora.
Nov 29, 2016 near Queen C…, AZ

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Jan 20, 2019
Travis Hilterbrand
Dec 25, 2017
Jason Wheat
6.3mi
May 27, 2017
Logan Berry
6.1mi
Mar 17, 2017
Tom V
Nice trail, more horse sh!t than is preferable but what can ya do. Get there early to avoid the horse cf and the heat. 7.1mi