Wheelchair Accessible Trails in Arizona

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  • 48th Street Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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.
  • 67th Avenue Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • AZ-51 Trail - Phoenix

    State: AZ
    Length: 5.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Arizona Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 16 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Arizona Canal Trail is one of the longer multi-use trails in Maricopa County. This trail runs for 16 miles between Phoenix and Peoria along the Arizona Canal, one of the counties vital waterways. The trail is largely continuous along a number ...
  • Baseline Rd. to Eastern Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Bent Tree - Preston Hills - Casa Rica Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Cave Creek Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 6.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    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 ...
  • Cave Creek Tributary Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 4.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Country Club Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Country Club Trail runs along the east side of Country Club Drive between US 89 north of I-40 and Boulder Run south of I-40. As of late 2011 you must use a sidewalk along Country Club Drive to cross I-40 but an overpass is planned to make ...
  • Eastern Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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.
  • El Paso Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The El Passo is a half-mile connector between US Highway 89 and I-180 (Historic Route 66), passing through the Flagstaff Mall along the north side of Marketplace Drive and west of Mall Drive. At Marketplace Drive and US 89, the trail links to ...
  • Fort Valley Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 2.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Fort Valley Trail follows Fort Valley Road between Kendrick Street and Schultz Pass Road. Use caution in the segment south of Sechrist Elementary School, where the trail crosses Fort Valley Road, narrows and is right next to the road. Here ...
  • Fourth Street Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Fourth Street Trail is broken into two segments; both traverse the west side of Fourth Street. As of late 2011, there is no crossing over I-40. The northern segment runs between US 89 (Historic Route 66) and Huntington Drive, while the southern ...
  • Gainey Ranch Road Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Grand Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 23 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    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, ...
  • Grand Canyon Greenway

    State: AZ
    Length: 11.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass

    To accommodate the growing number of visitors to Grand Canyon National Park each year, the Park Service is developing a greenway system on both the North Rim and South Rim for pedestrians and cyclists. Amenities include restrooms, overlooks, ...
  • High Country Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The High Country Trail runs parallel to the street of the same name (also called "Trail") in the suburban neighborhood of Ponderosa Trails. The trail runs between Wild West Trail street and the end of High Country Trail (the street).
  • Highline Canal Trail (AZ)

    State: AZ
    Length: 5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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

    State: AZ
    Length: 2.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • Indian Bend Rd. to Shea Blvd. Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 4.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    This trail is a moderate-length greenway corridor in the city of Scottsdale. It overs a number of connections to surrounding trails including the Pima Road Trail, the Indian Bend Wash Trail, and the Paradise Park Trail. The trail passes through ...
  • Indian Bend Wash Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 11.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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, ...
  • JWP Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 2.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The JWP Trail follows along the south side of John Wesley Powell Boulevard between the eastern end of where the boulevard currently ends (as of 2011) and Lake Mary Road. Where the trail intersects South Lone Tree Road, you can pass under the ...
  • Julian Wash Greenway

    State: AZ
    Length: 18.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    Julian Wash Greenway showcases the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert as it travels from Santa Cruz River Park to S. Rita Road in southeastern Tucson. The trail offers views of distant mountains and connects several parks, including the Julian ...
  • Karen Cooper Trail (Rio North Trail)

    State: AZ
    Length: 3.6 miles
    Surface: Dirt, Gravel

    In April 2011 the Rio North Trail was renamed the Karen Cooper Trail in memory of a Flagstaff City Council member. The Karen Cooper Trail runs for 3.6 miles between W. Cherry Avenue just north of Wheeler Park in downtown Flagstaff and Freemont ...
  • Kyrene Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

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  • Litchfield Park - Goodyear Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 3.3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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.
  • McDowell Mountain Regional Park trails

    State: AZ
    Length: 50 miles
    Surface: Ballast, Cinder, Crushed Stone, Dirt, Grass, Gravel, Sand

    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. ...
  • Mountain Park Ranch - Lakewood Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 3 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • New River Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 10.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

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  • North 89 Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The North 89 Trail runs between Marketplace Drive to the City limits at Snowflake Drive parallel to US 89, for which it's named. Despite its proximity to the highway, the trail has a pleasant natural landscape of large ponderosa pines. North ...
  • Northern Arizona University Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Northern Arizona University Trail is a main route through the campus, running between Dupont Avenue and McConnell Drive. The trail crowded when school is in session but for most the trail, pedestrians and cyclists are separated. At the south ...
  • Paradise Park Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • Pima Road Trail - Scottsdale

    State: AZ
    Length: 4.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    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 ...
  • Pine Knoll Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Pine Knoll Drive skirts the south side of Pine Knoll Drive, linking adjacent neighborhoods. The trail connects to the Lone Tree Trail at Lone Tree Road and the Arroyo Trail across the street from Arroyo Park.
  • Ponderosa Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 2.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    The Ponderosa Trail stretches 2.5 miles between Beulah Boulevard at Lake Mary Road and Pulliam Airport where JW Powell Boulevard meets S Pullman Drive. The trails winds through open space behind the suburban neighborhoods of Ponderosa Trails ...
  • Queen Creek Wash Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 2.3 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    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 ...
  • Railroad Springs Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.5 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    Railroad Springs Trail runs along the west side of Railroad Springs Boulevard between Historic Route 66 (I-40) and the railroad tracks just north of Adirondack Boulevard. The trail passes through the Railroad Springs neighborhood and links to ...
  • Railroad Trail (Sonoita Creek Trail)

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1 miles
    Surface: Dirt

    The Railroad Trail is a short nature trail in the Sonoita Creek State Natural Area outside of Patagonia, AZ. The area provides prime habitat for birds, including rare ones, best viewed in March through September or late April through May, and ...
  • Route 66 Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 4.9 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Route 66 Trail in Flagstaff begins in the heart of the beautiful historic downtown district right next to the picturesque Flagstaff Train Depot. Parking is available right along historic Route 66 at the visitor center adjacent to the trailhead. ...
  • Salt River Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    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 ...
  • San Francisco Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The San Francisco Trail parallels San Francisco Street on the east side of Northern Arizona University campus, running between Franklin Avenue and Pine Knoll Drive. It intersects the Sinclair Wash Trail at E. McConnell Drive and San Francisco ...
  • Scottsdale Multiuse Path

    State: AZ
    Length: 7.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    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 ...
  • Shea Boulevard Trail - Scottsdale

    State: AZ
    Length: 3.5 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    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 ...
  • Sinclair Wash Trail

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 5.7 miles
    Surface: Crushed Stone

    Internationally renowned for outdoor recreation activities and as the launching point for visits to Grand Canyon National Park, the city of Flagstaff also boasts one of the best community trail systems (known as Flagstaff Urban Trails System) ...
  • Skunk Creek Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 4.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    This multi-use trail runs along the banks of Skunk Creek in Phoenix. The trail serves a number of different communities and provides a link to residences, businesses, parks, and government facilities. At its southern end it connects to the Arizona ...
  • Southwest Crossing Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

    The Southwest Crossing Trail runs adjacent to Highland Mesa Drive toward I-40 then passes through open space, dropping down to go below I-40. The crossing was first built to move sheep but now funnels pedestrians and cyclists. On the south side ...
  • Thompson Peak Parkway - 96th St. Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 3.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    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.
  • Western Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 6.2 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete

    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.
  • Wild West Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 0.6 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Wild West Trail passes among the suburban neighborhood of Ponderosa Trails, following the street of the same name (Wild West Trail), crossing Separation Canyon Trail (street) then paralleling Dory Trail (street). The ponderosa pine stands ...
  • Woodlands Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.1 miles
    Surface: Concrete

    The Woodlands Trail runs along the east side of Woodlands Village Boulevard from Beulah Boulevard to I-40 (Historic Route 66), going steadily up hill from south to north. Use caution when crossing the many streets and driveways this trail intersects. ...
  • Yuma Crossing Bike Path (Colorado River Levee Multi-Use Path)

    Rail-Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.55 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    To the eastern trailhead: From I-8 take the Winterhaven Drive/4th Avenue Exit and turn (right or left) south. After 0.5 mile turn left onto 1st St. Go 0.3 mile and turn left onto North Madison Ave. Go one block and turn right onto North Gila ...