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San Tan – Rock Peak Wash Trail (S)

Date:Destination:San Tan - Rock Peak Wash Trail
Level:ShortArea:San Tan Regional Park
Approx hike distance in miles:2.5Hike leader:
Low to high elevation gain:100Hike 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:NonePark entry fee per vehicle:Yes, see below
Road conditions:GoodWebsite for reference info:N/A
High clearance vehicle req'd:NoTrailhead GPS coordinates:33.1299


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:NoGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This is an out-and-back hike in a wash (level but walking in soft sand) to a crested saguaro. The trailhead is at the south end of the park. This hike requires an entry fee ($7/car) or a Maricopa County Park Pass. Self-pay envelope available at trailhead. Please divide the cost evenly among the carpool. Bring water and a snack.


Take Hunt Hwy north 12 miles to Thompson Rd. (stoplight at intersection). Turn left on Thompson Rd. 0.2 miles past Phillips Rd, stay right onto Brenner Pass. Go 3.6 miles to parking lot on right.