Desert 101 Hike (Registration Required, Limit 15 Participants)

Saturday, February 17, 2024
10:30 AM - 01:00 PM
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85144

(602) 506-2930 ext 7

Learn all about the Sonoran Desert during this hike with Ranger Eric. Click on program title for more details.


Join Ranger Eric for a 3.7-mile hike along a loop of Littleleaf, Gold Mine, San Tan, and Moonlight trails while we learn about the plants, animals, and ecology of the Sonoran Desert. Early spring wildflowers may be in bloom, depending on how much winter precipitation the area gets. Please dress in layers, wear sturdy footwear and sun protection, and carry ample water. The hike should take 2-2.5 hours to complete. Restrooms are available at the Nature Center where we will meet.

MEETING LOCATION: Nature Center; see map here: https://www.maricopacountyparks.net/assets/1/6/san-tan-8x11.pdf

Limit 15 participants. To register, please call the Nature Center at 602-506-2930 ext. 7 with your name, phone number and number attending. If you find you cannot attend a program after you have registered, please call the Nature Center ASAP so we may contact those on the waiting list. Registration for this program will close on Friday, 2/16/24.

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