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Goldmine Trail History Hike

Friday, December 06, 2019
08:00 AM - 11:00 AM
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
6533 W. Phillips Road
Queen Creek, AZ 85142

(602) 506-2930 ext. 7

This is a vigorous guided hike that goes from the Nature Center, up and over Goldmine Mountain, down the north side to the Miners’ Graves, and back up and over Goldmine to return to the Nature Center. It is approximately 4.5 miles roundtrip on difficult terrain. The Ranger will talk about the history of Goldmine Mountain and the stories of Mansel Carter and Marion Kennedy, who lived on the mountain in the forties and fifties in search of gold. Previous hiking experience is recommended. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water, hat, snacks, sunscreen and hiking poles. Please contact Ranger Nikki with questions about this hike: nikki.bunnell@maricopa.gov. Meet at the Main Trailhead map kiosk/picnic table. 8-11am.

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