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San Tan – San Tan Trail Loop (S)

Date:Destination:San Tan - San Tan Trail Loop
Level:Short (S)Area:San Tan Regional Park
Approx Hike Distance in Miles:3 / 5.5Hike Leader:
Low to High Elevation Gain:300 / 600Hike Leader Phone:
Accum Elevation Gain in Feet:Hike 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:$6 per car
Road Conditions:GoodURL for Reference Info:
High Clearance Vehicle Req'd?NoTrailhead GPS Coordinates:33.167889,-111.635905


Maintained Trail:YesUneven Footing:No
Steep side drop-offs:NoSteep trail:
Off Trail (scratchy):NoSlippery Trail Surfaces:No
Use of Hands Required:NoBoulder Hopping:No
Hike Arizona Difficulty (1-5, easy to hard):1Water Crossings:No
Restrooms at Trail Head:YesGloves Required:No


Special Instructions:

This hike will offer 2 choices. We will all start out on the San Tan trail going south. At the top of the ridge at 1 ½ miles each hiker will have the choice of returning to the trailhead (distance 3 miles) or continuing on around on the San Tan trail for a total of 5.5 miles. If you choose to do the longer hike, we will go at a nice leisurely pace. Car pools will be arranged on which hike you plan to do.

3 miles – bring water and a snack
5.5 miles – bring extra water, snack and some lunch


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.