San Tan Valley is a community of adventurous spirit and active lifestyles. Master plan communities, recreational parks and golf courses populate the Southeast Valley community. The area is located at the foothills of San Tan Mountain Regional Park which offers hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking and wildlife viewing. The park also hosts fitness hikes, wildlife observation, kids story telling and archeological and wildflower hikes. There are over twenty nearby golf courses as well as a park and recreation area within San Tan Valley. Residents of the area are within three school districts; Florence Unified, J.O.Combs and the American Leadership Academy.