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Littleleaf - San Tan MRP, AZ

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Difficulty 0.5 of 5
Distance One Way 0.7 miles
Trailhead Elevation 1,681 feet
Elevation Gain 80 feet
Accumulated Gain 88 feet
Kokopelli Seeds 0.99
Photos Viewed All Mine Following
5  2019-05-20
San Tan Mountain Regional Park
Daytripper
1  2017-01-21
San Tan Loop
hikerdw
5  2016-02-27
Dynamite Goldmine SanTan Loop
chumley
1  2014-01-11
San Tan Scramble
Tortoise_Hiker
10  2010-10-31
Santan Regional Park
DarthStiller
Author HAZ_Hikebot
author avatar Guides 16,885
Routes 16,068
Photos 24
Trips 1 map ( 6 miles )
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Sun  6:31am - 5:53pm
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Embark on a quest to discover the beauty of the Littleleaf Palo Verde Tree. This trail was used years ago by General Motors for testing vehicles. The Littleleaf Trail is located north of the San Tan Trailhead and connects to the Goldmine Trail.

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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.

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To San Tan Park (Multiple) Trailhead

Phillips Trailhead (Main): From the Phoenix area go east on highway 60 (Superstition Freeway) through Mesa and past the new 202 overpass to Ellsworth. Go south on Ellsworth about 12 miles to Hunt Highway (Ellsworth basically ends at Hunt Highway). Turn left (east) on Hunt highway and go to Thompson Road (clearly marked) and turn south. Go to Phillips road and turn west (right) to the park entrance. From Hunt Highway signs clearly mark the way to San Tan mountain Regional Park.

Skyline / Goldmine Trailhead: From central Phoenix, take I-10 east to US 60 east. Exit Ellsworth Road south to Empire Blvd. Travel west on Empire Blvd to Wagon Wheel Road. Take Wagon Wheel Road South to Skyline, and then west on Skyline to trailhead.

Rock Peak Wash Trailhead: From central Phoenix, take I-10 east to US 60 east. Exit Ellsworth Road south to Hunt Highway. Travel east on Hunt Highway to Thompson Road south. Continue south about as the road becomes Brenner Pass Rd to the trailhead.

From PHX (I-10 & AZ-51) [ 43.5mi - 1hr to Phillips ] [ 39.6mi - 52mins to Skyline ] [ 46.4m 1hr 6m to RPW ]
From TUC (Jct 1-10 & Grant) 83.6mi - 1hr 58m to Phillips
From FLG (Jct I-17 & I-40) 187mi - 3h 13m to Phillips
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