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Overview Estrella Mountain Park

    This 19,840 acre park covers the Sierra Estrella range and is the first regional park in the Maricopa County Park System (1954). Located near the meeting of the Gila and Agua Fria Rivers in the southwest Valley, the park includes a large wetland, or riparian, area. The majority of the park remains pristine desert, very similar in appearance to the landscape seen by the first settlers and explorers.

    The Sierra Estrella range, or Star Mountains, was once within the Mexican border, and remained so until the Gadsden Purchase in 1853.

    Park activities include: Baseball, Biking, Camping, Events, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Picnicking, Rodeo Arena, RV's, Star Gazing, Trails. The park offers multi-use trails including a competitive loop for running and mountain biking. Equestrian use is permitted. The park has parking and a riding arena.[

    Hayes Peak, 4,512 feet named in honor of Ira Hayes, US Marine hero of the Pima Nation.

    1857 Battle of Pima Butte
    In 1857, the Battle of Pima Butte was fought in the area of the mountains. The allied Yuma, Mohave, Yavapai and Apache peoples attacked the Maricopa village of Sacate. The Maricopa and their allies, the Akimel O'odham, defeated the attackers, leaving approximately 200 of them dead or wounded. It is notable for being the last major battle fought solely between indigenous Americans in North America.
    The Maricopa Trail
    Maricopa County Parks & Recreation

    A giant loop trail surrounding the greater Phoenix Metropolitan Area that connects a great number of the best wilderness regional parks. Many opportunities for a multi-day high-adventure backpacking survival trek.
    Estrella Mountain Regional Park
    Maricopa County Parks & Recreation

    14805 West Vineyard Avenue, Goodyear, AZ 85338;
    623-932-3811; Park Website;
    Park Open Daily: 6AM-8PM;
    Nature Center Open Daily: 8AM-4PM;
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