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Competitive Track

2 people riding bikesThe third competitive track in the Maricopa County Regional Park system, located in Estrella Mountain Regional Park, was completed in February 2000. The track consists of two loops totaling 13 miles. The long loop is 8 miles and is challenging, but may be used by persons of all skill levels. The technical loop is 5 miles and is recommended for experts only.

All of the competitive tracks are primarily used by Mountain Bicyclists, but are also used from time-to-time by cross country runners and "endurance" horse riders. The tracks are designed for high speeds, racing events and fun. They feature steep climbs, and drops, fast corners, twists and turns and rugged rocky terrain.

Development of the Estrella Track was made possible through a partnership with Phoenix International Raceway. Construction crews from PIR built access and service roads, parking lots, and a nearby Group Campground.

Competitive Track Map  (467 kb)

(Always check with the Park Office for camping reservations.)

 

Trails
Estrella Park offers over 33 miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Park Trails range in length from 2.3 miles to 8.8 miles and range in difficulty from easy to strenuous. If you are looking for an easy, relatively short hike, the 2.4 mile Baseline Trail is recommended. If you are looking for a long, all day hike, the Pederson Trail encompasses 8.7 miles.

Hiking and riding trails are easily accessible via trailheads located at the arena and amphitheater. A mountain bike trail brochure that categorizes trail difficulty is available at the park office. Visit Estrella's Trails page for a complete list of trails and distances.
 
All trails are multi-use unless otherwise designated. All trail users are encouraged to practice proper trail etiquette.

Always remember to carry plenty of water and let someone know where you are going.

 


Bike Demo - Estrella Park - 10/25/2014
Petroglyph Hike -Estrella Park - 10/25/2014
Ghost Story Campfire -Estrella Park - 10/25/2014
Kids Series: Tortoise Tots -Estrella Park - 10/26/2014
Wellness Program -Estrella Park - 10/29/2014
Haunted Trail -Estrella Park - 10/31/2014
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 11/1/2014
Family Fitness Hike -Estrella Park - 11/2/2014
Life in the Desert -Estrella Park - 11/2/2014
Wellness Program -Estrella Park - 11/6/2014
Almost Full Moon Hike -Estrella Park - 11/7/2014
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 11/8/2014
Wonderful World of Plants -Estrella Park - 11/8/2014
Kids Series: The Saguaro Cactus - 11/9/2014
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park - 11/14/2014
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 11/15/2014
Photography 101 -Estrella Park - 11/15/2014
more...


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Mon - Fri: 8 am - 4 pm

Estrella Mountain Regional Park
14805 West Vineyard Avenue
Goodyear, AZ 85338
Ph: 623-932-3811   Fax: 602-372-8596
estrellapark@mail.maricopa.gov
 
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