Queen Creek offers residents a spirit of adventure and a proud sense of community. Located within Queen Creek are four 18-hole golf courses and three major parks that provide ball fields, tennis, baseball and volleyball. The Horseshoe Park and Equestrian Center is a popular location for horseback riding and equestrian events. Encompassing over 10,000 acres, San Tan Mountain Regional Park offers hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, wildlife photography as well as organized events and classes. A variety of major retail stores and dining are available at Queen Creek Marketplace and the popular San Tan Village open-air mall is 15 minutes from Queen Creek.