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Trails

Trail Name Miles KM Use Rating
Baseline 2.6 mi 4.2 km Hike only, round-trip*
Butterfield (front) 0.8 mi 1.2 km Shared use
Butterfield (back) 1.3 mi 2.3 km Shared use
Coldwater 2.9 mi 4.7 km Shared use
Dysart 1.9 mi 3.1 km Shared use
Gadsden 6.1 mi 9.6 km Shared use
Gila 0.5 mi 0.7 km Barrier-Free, round-trip*
Pedersen 6.8 mi 10.9 km Shared use, loop
Rainbow Valley Trail 4.2 mi 6.7 km Shared use
Toothaker Trail 3.7 mi 5.9 km Shared use
Distances shown above are one-way unless indicated by * for round-trip hiking distance from trailheads.
 
Competitive Tracks (Distances are round-trip from trailhead.)
Long Loop 9.5 mi 15.3 km    
Technical Loop 4.7 mi 7.6 km    
Junior Loop 1.6 mi 2.6 km    

Trail Rating Guide
During the hotter months when the temperatures and/or humidity is high, trails will be rated at least one level higher.

Rating Symbol Brief
Definition
Surface Grade Obstacles/
Steps

easiest
Paved Accessible Trail Paved or hard and smooth
None


easy

Mostly smooth and wide Dirt with occasional unevenness
2" or less, rocks and ruts

moderate
Mostly smooth, variable width Dirt with occasional unevenness
<8" rocks and ruts, loose material

moderate difficult
Mostly uneven surfaces Dirt and rock
<12" rocks and ruts, loose material

difficult
Long rocky segments with possible drops and exposure Dirt and loose rock with continual unevenness
12" or taller, loose rocks, exposure to drops

extremely difficult
Long rocky segments with possible drops and exposure Dirt and loose rock with continual unevenness
12" or taller, loose rocks, exposure to drops and excessive heat >90F

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunset Hike -Estrella Mountain

Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 12/20/2014
Life in the Desert -Estrella Park - 12/20/2014
Family Mystery Hike -Estrella Park - 12/21/2014
Junior Tracker -Estrella Park - 12/27/2014
Dog Walk -Estrella Park - 12/27/2014
Kids Series: Silly Serpents -Estrella Park - 12/28/2014
Arizona Wildlife Mythbusting -Estrella Park - 12/31/2014
New Year's Resolution Fitness Hike- Estrella Park - 1/3/2015
Lunch with the Critters -Estrella Park - 1/4/2015
Family Mystery Hike -Estrella Park - 1/4/2015
Night Hike -Estrella Park - 1/4/2015
Birds of Estrella -Estrella Park - 1/10/2015
Ride with a Ranger -Estrella Park - 1/10/2015
Ravens and Crows -Estrella Park - 1/10/2015
Scavenger Hunt -Estrella Park - 1/10/2015
Kids Series: Turkey Vultures -Estrella Park - 1/11/2015
Arts and Crafts for Kids -Estrella Park - 1/17/2015
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Sun - Sat: 8 am - 4 pm

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Mon - Sat: 8 am - 3 pm
Sunday: Closed

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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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