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48th Street Trail

2 miles
This trail is a 2 mile multi-use path that runs parallel to N. 48th St. in Phoenix. It is a useful resource for the community, connecting nearby residences to schools, recreational facilities, and shopping.
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67th Avenue Trail

0.5 miles
This short trail parallels N 67th Avenue in Glendale, along a portion of the Thunderbird Recreation Area. The trail provides a connection between nearby residences and educational facilities. Crossing 67th Avenue gives users access to the Hillcrest ...
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AZ-51 Trail - Phoenix

5.2 miles
The AZ-51 Trail parallels Arizona Route 51/Piestewa Freeway on a paved route between Reach 11 Recreation Area and the golf course at E. Cactus Road near N. 42nd Street. The trail provides access to surrounding communities, county government ...
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Arizona Canal Trail

35.9 miles
The Arizona Canal Trail is one of the longer multi-use trails in Maricopa County, running between Phoenix and Peoria along both sides of the Arizona Canal, one of the county's vital waterways. The trail provides access to a large number of residences, ...
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Baseline Rd. to Eastern Canal Trail

3.3 miles
This trail is a greenway corridor though the city of Gilbert, just outside Mesa and Phoenix. The trail runs from the Eastern Canal at Crossroads Park north to Baseline Rd. The trail passes through a number of residential communities and provides ...
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Bent Tree - Preston Hills - Casa Rica Trail

1.5 miles
This short trail carves its way along a greenway corridor through the communities of Bent Tree, Preston Hills, and Casa Rica in Scottsdale. The trail provides recreational opportunities to residents of the surrounding communities and also connects ...
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Cave Creek Trail

6.5 miles
The Cave Creek Trail is a paved multi-use trail along the banks of Cave Creek in Phoenix. The trail consists of three disconnected segments, the largest of which is the southern section. This section also traverses Cave Creek Park and connects ...
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Cave Creek Tributary Trail

4.1 miles
This multi-use trail runs along the banks of one of Cave Creek's tributaries and connects to the longer Cave Creek Trail. The Cave Creek Tributary trail provides access to numerous residences and businesses in Phoenix.
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Eastern Canal Trail

1.3 miles
The Eastern Canal Trail runs along a short section of the Eastern Canal in Mesa, just outside of Phoenix. The trail give access to nearby residences and schools.
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Gainey Ranch Road Trail

1.1 miles
This short trail parallels Gainey Ranch Road from Scottsdale Rotary Park to E. Mountain View Rd. It offers a great family recreation opportunity to nearby residents.
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Grand Canal Trail

23 miles
The Grand Canal Trail is one of the Phoenix area's longest multi-use trails. The trail consists of two disconnected segments, with the longest section being approximately 20 miles long. The trail provides access to a large number of residences, ...
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Highline Canal Trail (AZ)

5 miles
This multi-use trail parallels the Highline Canal in Phoenix. The trail serves a number of suburban communities and public parks.
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Hillcrest Ranch Trail

2.4 miles
This short trail serves Hillcrest Ranch and the surrounding communities in Glendale. The trail also provides easy access to the 67th Avenue Trail and can be connected to the New River Trail using streets and sidewalks.
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Indian Bend Rd. to Shea Blvd. Trail

4.4 miles
This trail is a moderate-length greenway corridor on the north end of Scottsdale. It connects to a number of surrounding trails including the Pima Road Trail, the Indian Bend Wash Trail, and the Paradise Park Trail. The paved, tree-dotted trail ...
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Indian Bend Wash Trail

11.5 miles
This trail follows the banks of Indian Bend Wash and a small portion of the Salt River. The trail connects on the north end to the Pima Road Trail and the Indian Bend Rd. to Shea Blvd. Trail. The trail connects a large number of communities, ...
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Kyrene Canal Trail

5.8 miles
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Litchfield Park - Goodyear Trail

3.3 miles
This trail serves to connect the communities of Litchfield Park and Goodyear, just outside of Phoenix. This utilitarian-style path parallels Indian School Rd. and Litchfield Rd., passing parks, business, and residences along the way.
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McDowell Mountain Regional Park trails

50 miles
McDowell Mountain Regional Park has more than 50 miles of hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding trails, ranging from easy to strenuous and ranging from 0.5 mile to 15.4 miles. Most trails are shared use and there is one barrier-free trail. ...
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Mountain Park Ranch - Lakewood Trail

3 miles
This trail serves as a connector between the communities of Mountain Park Ranch and Lakewood in Phoenix. The trail runs within a greenway corridor between the two communities, provinding a useful transportation and recreation resouce to nearby ...
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New River Trail

10.5 miles
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Paradise Park Trail

1.4 miles
This trail and it's short spur pass though the communities of Paradise Park Manor and Paradise Park Trails in Scottsdale. While the trail primarily serves residences, it connects to the Indian Bend Rd. to Shea Blvd. Trail, making it a useful ...
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Paseo Trail

6.5 miles
The Paseo Trail runs north-south along the Consolidated Canal, an 18-mile-long waterway dating back to 1891. On the east side of the canal, the trail is paved, while the west side -- popular with horseback riders -- is mostly gravel with some ...
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Pima Road Trail - Scottsdale

4.8 miles
The Pima Road Trail consists of two disconnected segments along Pima Freeway in Scottsdale. The southern section connects to both the Indian Bend Rd. to Shea Blvd. Trail and the Indian Bend Wash Trail. Both sections of the trail have a suburban ...
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Queen Creek Wash Trail

2.3 miles
This trail has a more rural feel than other trails in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Located within the community of Queen Creek, and following the banks of Queen Creek Wash, this trail passes open space, farmland, and some smaller residential ...
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Salt River Trail

3.4 miles
This trail runs along the south bank of the Salt River in Tempe. The trail connects the Arizona State University Tempe Campus with a number of parks as well as the Tempe Marketplace. The trail offers a nice recreational respite of residence ...
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Scottsdale Multiuse Path

7.5 miles
Scottsdale has several miles of multiuse paths and on-road bike lanes. The paths are accessible from several locations throughout the city. A detailed map is posted on the city's website. For more information about the Bicycle Program in Scottsdale ...
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Shea Boulevard Trail - Scottsdale

3.5 miles
This trail runs parallel to Shea Boulevard in Scottsdale. The trail consists of two disconnected segments. The western segment has a much more suburban feel than the eastern segment, which is more rural. This trail provides a useful transportation ...
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Skunk Creek Trail

8.2 miles
The Skunk Creek Trail runs along the banks of its namesake waterway, connecting Peoria, Glendale, and Phoenix. The trail provides a link to residences, businesses, and parks, as well as two recreation centers: the Peoria Rio Vista Recreation ...
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Squaw Peak Highway Trail - Phoenix Mountains Preserve

1.9 miles
The Squaw Peak Highway Trail in the Phoenix Mountains Preserve northwest to Scottsdale provides a unique mix of industrial and scenic. The trail begins along N. 32 Street at Mountain View Road, paralleling Piestewa Freeway/State Route 51 for ...
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Tempe Canal Trail

7.4 miles
This trail parallels the Tempe Canal between Tempe and Mesa. The trail consists of two disconnected segments, both of which serve a large number of residents, businesses and public facilities.
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Thompson Peak Parkway - 96th St. Trail

3.4 miles
This trail runs along side both Thompson Peak Parkway and N 96th Street in Scottsdale. The trail connects residents to parks, shopping, and other community features.
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Western Canal Trail

6.2 miles
This trail parallels the Western Canal between Gilbert and Tempe outside of Phoenix. The trail provides transportation and recreation to nearby residents and also connects to the Kyrene Canal Trail at the western end.
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