Baseline Trail

EASY 57 reviews

Baseline Trail is a 2.6 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Goodyear, Arizona that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

2.6 miles
370 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running



wild flowers


The Baseline trail is a 2.6 mile loop at Estrella Mountain Regional Park. This listing is based on access from a spur trail (33.378981, -112.371072) off of the Gila trail. Access is also available from the BA Spur Trail, the Toothacher Trail and several other spur trails. The Baseline trail is a pretty easy trail. there are some gravely sections though. If you prefer a steep climb, hike this loop counter clockwise. Other wise you will encounter a steep descent. Either way it will get your heart pumping. $6 entry fee per car.

9 days ago

Nice and easy...great views

13 days ago

Easy trail with good views

1 month ago

Great easy place to start off for beginners

2 months ago

Tougher than it seems. I wouldn’t suggest it for beginners or people with bad knees.

3 months ago

I hiked Baseline trail today with my 5 and 9 year old. Beautiful day for a hike. The trail was easy for me but a few spots were hard for the kids. They pushed on through and we did a total of 3.6 miles. We saw two roadrunners one when we entered the park and the second on Baseline trail.

3 months ago

Would have been 5 stars but lots of dog poop on trail not picked up by owners. Shame on humans

I wouldn't say easy, but it was beautiful.

7 months ago

Really enjoy the serenity here. Wind up on the mountain is welcomed in the heat of the summer.

10 months ago

I just moved to the area and have a one year old. I am also 9 months pregnant and this hike was perfect for me and my family. Would definitely recommend it to others because you get to see wildlife and beautiful flowers as well as beautiful views of Arizona.

11 months ago

loved it very peaceful

Saturday, December 31, 2016

Great trail!! Enough length and enough vertical for this old man

Monday, June 06, 2016

overall great trail and great trail for the whole family

Friday, February 05, 2016

An OK trail. Steady uphill with switch backs. Not terribly difficult, but you'll definitely feel the pull in your legs. Good for adults, kids with high energy and dogs. My mastiff is geriatric, and she did ok with water and rest breaks. The rocks are beyond gravel stage and her paws became sore. Nice view at the top.

Wednesday, July 08, 2015

it's been so long, but i remember it being a pretty decent trail. dont remember if it was stroller friendly or not.

Sunday, December 07, 2014

It is great for hiking with small children. Not too exciting but very easy and small.

Friday, November 01, 2013

The views aren't amazing, but the trails in the Estrella Mountain Park are well-maintained and well-marked. There are tons of choices for trails: short and long, steep and flat, you name it. There is a $6 day use fee or a $75 annual pass. There is a good assortment of desert flora and fauna in the park as well.

trail running
Sunday, October 20, 2013

The Estrella Mountain Regional Park is a great place for trail running. The views and scenery aren't anywhere as close to what the White Tanks, South Mountain, or McDowell Regional Parks have to offer, but Estrella is a lot less crowded. That makes for an enjoyable running experience.

trail running
Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Fun, great views. Not from AZ so I enjoyed all the cactus, lizards and desert. Gentle hills, rocky trail but easy.

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