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San Tan – Goldmine Loop (S)

Date:Destination:San Tan - Goldmine Loop
Level:ShortArea:San Tan Regional Park
Approx hike distance in miles:3.6Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:300Hike leader phone:
Accum elevation gain in feet:N/AHike leader email:
Departure time - Union Center parking lot:Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in
Recommended gas donation:$5
Unpaved miles:NoPark entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.167889


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:Yes
Steep Side Drop-offs:NoSteep Trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Difficulty:ModerateWater Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trailhead:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is a loop hike (on San Tan, Goldmine, and Moonlight Trails) with a nice view of the mountains and the Arizona desert. This hike requires an entry fee ($7/car) or a Maricopa County Parks Pass. Bring water and a snack.


Hunt Hwy north 12 miles to Thompson Rd. Stoplight at intersection. Turn left on Thompson and follow to Phillips Rd. Turn right on Phillips and follow to entrance of park and parking lot.