Mountain Regional Park
West Phillips Road
Queen Creek, Arizona 85242
- 365 days a year
Welcome to San Tan Mountain
Consisting of over 10,000
acres, the southeast Valley park is a fine example
of the lower Sonoran Desert. The park ranges in
elevation from about 1,400 feet to over 2,500 feet.
Goldmine Mountain is located in the northern area,
with a spectacular San Tan Mountain escarpment in
the southern portion of the park.
The vegetation changes from
creosote flats to dense saguaro forest. Various
types of wildlife may be observed, including
reptiles, birds, and mammals. Amenities are slated
for future development.
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
also has a Visitor's Center. Don't forget to stop
by the Visitor's Center to pick up educational
tidbits, purchase souvenir items, visit with park
staff, and see the wildlife exhibits or tortoise
habitat. Restroom facilities are available and
additional amenities are slated for future
Enjoy the beauty of the
Sonoran Desert, while taking in a delightful picnic
at one of several picnic tables located near the San
Tan visitor center, Nathan Martens Memorial or San
Tan trail-heads. Restroom facilities are accessible
at the San Tan visitor center. Picnic tables are
limited and available on a first-come, first-served
Additional picnic areas are
slated for future development.