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 Events for Estrella Mtn 
<November 2015>

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.)


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.


Walk off your Pie Fitness Hike- Estrella Park

Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 12/3/2015
Passport Estrella: The Hike Every Trail Challenge! Day 6 - 12/5/2015
Your Inner Snake -Estrella Park - 12/5/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 12/6/2015
Desert Arts and Crafts -Estrella Park - 12/6/2015
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 12/10/2015
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 12/12/2015
Passport Estrella: The Hike Every Trail Challenge! Day 7 - 12/12/2015
Penguins! -Estrella Park - 12/12/2015
Petroglyph hike -Estrella Park - 12/13/2015
Life in the Desert -Estrella Park - 12/13/2015
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 12/17/2015
Scorpion Search -Estrella Park - 12/18/2015
Passport Estrella: The Hike Every Trail Challenge! Day 8 - 12/19/2015
Believe it or Not! Animal Intelligence -Estrella Park - 12/19/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 12/20/2015
Believe it or Not! Weird Creatures -Estrella Park - 12/20/2015
Biomimicry -Estrella Park - 12/20/2015
Passport Estrella: The Hike Every Trail Challenge! Day 9 - 1/2/2016
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park - 1/3/2016
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 1/3/2016
Investigating the Past at Goodyear Library -Part 1 - 1/6/2016
Fitness Thursday -Estrella Park - 1/7/2016
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 1/9/2016
Caleb's Birds -Estrella Park - 1/9/2016

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Estrella Mountain Regional Park
14805 West Vineyard Avenue
Goodyear, AZ 85338
Ph: 623-932-3811   Fax: 602-372-8596
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