Stargazing for Everyone

Join professional stargazers as they take you on a journey through the sky! Learn the names of common stars and constellations and see them up close through massive telescopes.

MTB 101 Beginner Mountain Bike Clinic and Ride

If you’re looking to learn new skills, increase your confidence on the bike, or simply enjoy the sport like never before, our MTB 101 class is just for you.

Pack Rat Guided Hike

You may heard of the term “pack rat” before but may not know it is inspired by an actual animal – one that lives in our desert!

San Tan Cacti

Do you know the difference between a saguaro and a barrel cactus? How about the differences between varieties of cholla?

Wag n Walk Dog Adoption Hike

Don’t have a dog? No problem! Maricopa County’s Animal Care & Control and Parks and Recreation Departments have united to bring you this program.

San Tan Mountain Regional Park 

Future Events! 

Saturday, March 09, 2019 

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

100 Miles Challenge Celebration 

Saturday – Congratulations to everyone that took part in 100 Miles in 100 Days 2018-19! Today is the day to celebrate your accomplishments with your friends, fellow participants and park staff. Share stories about your journeys, enjoy both sweet and healthy snacks, receive your participation certificates and, of course, those coveted limited-edition Challenge t-shirts! Check in at the Nature Center entry window for the celebration location. 10am-12pm. 

Friday, March 22, 2019 

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM 

Hiking 101 for Kids 

Friday – Join the Ranger on a family style one mile hike that will introduce kids to hiking. Learn the basics of trail safety, preparation and etiquette. We’ll also talk about the principles of “Leave No Trace” and how that protects plants, animals and other resources in our mountains. Learn how to read our park maps, trail signs and more! We’ll even do our part to pick up trash along the way. Wear closed-toe shoes and bring water, hat, sunscreen. Meet at the Main Trailhead map kiosk. 10-11am.