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San Tan Mountain Regional Park - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

6533 W Phillips Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142, USA

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About San Tan Mountain Regional Park

San Tan Mountains Regional Park is a large suburban park located in Pinal County. Although the park is administered by Maricopa County Parks, it is located within Pinal County. It encompasses over 10,000 acres and preserves a portion of the San Tan Mountains, south of Queen Creek. Comprising over 10,200 acres in the Sonoran Desert, the park sits south of Queen Creek Arizona and preserves a portion of the San Tan Mountains, located on their northeastern flank.

Attractions Near San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Pinal Peak
Pinal Peak6.21km from San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Pinal Peak is a high mountain peak located in southern Gila County, Arizona, United States. It is the highest point of land located in between the Salt and Gila rivers in Arizona before they merge, making it visible from miles away on a clear day. The peak ranks as the 11th most prominent in Arizona. A good trekking and oofroaad drive destination and also there are so many other leisre opportunities too.

Siphon Draw
Siphon Draw21.26km from San Tan Mountain Regional Park

The Siphon Draw Trail to Flatiron near Phoenix, Arizona is known as one of the state’s top ten hikes to experience. This route is an unbelievable 6.05 mile round trip adventure that places hikers directly on top of the powerful and towering cliffs in the Superstition Mountains. This shady slot offers great views across the bajada, and spire-topped walls of the canyon. A seasonal waterfall trickles into a corner of the chute, which can make slickrock hazardous under heavy flows.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument21.33km from San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Here you’ll find the Ancient Sonoran Desert People’s farming community including the preserved “Great House,” or “Casa Grande.” It also preserves a group of Hohokam structures dating to the Classic Period. visitors can explore the extensive and fascinating compound with the help of guided tours and an interpretive center that offers answers to questions, and leaves you to ponder a few more questions yet to be solved.

Sacaton Mountains
Sacaton Mountains24.25km from San Tan Mountain Regional Park

The Sacaton Mountains are a range of granitic inselbergs in Pinal County, Arizona, located south of Phoenix near Casa Grande, Arizona. The highest peak is Sacaton Peak at an elevation of 2755 ft. Other peaks include Agency Peak, Hayden Peak, Thin Mountain, Fivemile Peak, and Signal Peak. Interstate 10 passes through the Sacaton Mountains.

Poston Butte
Poston Butte24.6km from San Tan Mountain Regional Park

Poston Butte, is a hill located along Hunt Highway in Florence, Pinal County, Arizona, United States, near the eastern end of the Santan Mountains. Geologically, it is characterized by basalts overlying altered granite.This hill is noted for having the pyramidal tomb of Charles Debrille Poston at its summit.

Hohokam Pima National Monument
Hohokam Pima National Monument26.77km from San Tan Mountain Regional Park

The Hohokam Pima National Monument is an ancient Hohokam village within the Gila River Indian Community, near present-day Sacaton, Arizona. The monument features the archaeological site Snaketown 30 miles southeast of Phoenix, Arizona, designated a National Historic Landmark in 1964. The area was further protected by declaring it a national monument in 1972, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

Where is San Tan Mountain Regional Park

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Pinal County
Pinal County
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Pinal County is in the central part of the U.S. state of Arizona. The county seat is in the town of Florence, home to the 1891 second Pinal County Courthouse, a noteworthy example of the American-Victorian style and 19th-century construction technology on the Southwestern frontier. Visitor attractions in Pinal County include Oracle State Park, Biosphere 2 in Oracle, Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park near Superior, Picacho Peak State Park, Florence Townsite Historic District, and Casa Grande Ru