Wrap-up Hike for the 100 Miles Challenge

Today is the last day to log Challenge miles and wrap up this year’s adventure. Where did the time go? Celebrate with a 5 mile hike.

Master Gardener Series: Exploring Soils of Arizona, North America and Beyond

Join the San Tan Valley Master Gardeners to get all the “dirt” on soil!

All About Wolves

Are there wolves in Arizona? If so, where? How dangerous are they? How do they survive and thrive in the wild?

Night Safari

What are the wild animals that live in our desert? How do they survive and thrive here? What should you do if you encounter one?

Amazing Desert Plants Walk

What are the names of the unique plants that grow in our desert? How do they survive (and thrive!) in such a harsh environment?

Spectacular Saguaros

Saguaros give our desert its character! Discover amazing things about these desert giants as you join Ranger B on this quarter-mile stroll.

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.