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 3.4 (15)

The Competitive Track at Estrella Mountain Park; some sections are bumpy and technical, not much for high-speed...


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Map Key

9.7

Miles

15.6

KM

Singletrack

1,441' 439 m

High

1,010' 308 m

Low

790' 241 m

Up

774' 236 m

Down

3%

Avg Grade (2°)

16%

Max Grade (9°)

Dogs No Dogs

E-Bikes Allowed

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Description

This trail makes for a nice, leisurely grind through the desert. There are lots of rocks and bumps and several objects I had to carry the bike over. It's a lot of fun, though.

I have never seen another rider on this track. Park entrance fee is $6, at a self-pay station on the way in. There is also a connector trail to get to the main park from here.

Contacts

Land Manager: Maricopa County Parks

Shared By:

Dane Hewitt

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  3.4 from 15 votes

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  3.4 from 15 votes
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#258

in Arizona

#9,443

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4 miles in. Hit some sandy areas that slow you down but the rewarding technical parts starts soon.
Aug 4, 2017 near Avondale, AZ
Rocky going.
Jan 10, 2017 near Avondale, AZ
Not much shade, but the surrounding are pretty dramatic.
Jan 10, 2017 near Avondale, AZ
Mountain biking the Estrella Mountain Regional Park Competition Loop.
Apr 12, 2015 near Avondale, AZ
Entrance sign.
Jan 10, 2017 near Avondale, AZ

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Mar 9, 2019
Yate Mar
Flat sandy and rocky segments and a few steep drops and climbs. Technical at times. Behind ISM Raceway but quickly feels remote. Didn't see a soul. 9.7mi
Dec 9, 2018
John Jones
This has got to be the worst example of a competitive track in the entire Maricopa County system. In short, it’s a bridle path plain and simple.
Apr 15, 2018
chris woods
Mar 30, 2018
GARY Skrzycki
Fun ride, lots of rocks but overall pretty flat. 10.1mi
Mar 12, 2018
Joshua Gullage
Feb 10, 2018
Matthew Silver
10mi
Jul 4, 2017
Joel U
Great ride! Many thorns though so take some extra tubes.
Jan 10, 2017
Chris Klein
10mi