• 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 Ranch Trail.
  • 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 facilities, schools, neighborhoods, hospitals and numerous parks and businesses.

  • 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 of parallel pathsways adjacent to the concrete-lined channel. It provides access to a large number of residences, commercial centers, schools and other recreational opportunities.The trail connects to a number of other trails along its route, including the New River Trail, the Cave Creek Trail, and the Skunk Creek Trail.
  • 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 an excellent recreational opportunity for nearby residents, while providing a connection to the numerous businesses along Baseline Rd.
  • 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 to the Shea Boulevard Trail.
  • 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 to the Arizona Canal Trail. The middle section connects to the Cave Creek Tributary Trail, while the northern section provides access to Werner's Field Park. All three sections provides access to residences, businesses, and other recreational opportunities.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, businesses, parks, and schools.
  • 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 a number of communities and offers access to parks and businesses nearby.
  • 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, public parks, schools, and businesses.
  • Kyrene Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 5.8 miles
    Surface: Asphalt

    The Kyrene Canal Trail runs along side the Kyrene Canal in Tempe. The trail provides a connection between residences, shopping, businesses, and the Tempe Municipal Golf Course. Near its midpoint the trail also connects to the Western Canal Trail.
  • 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. The park also has three competitive mountain bike loops totaling 14 miles.

    The park is open every day of the year; user fees apply.

  • 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 residences.
  • New River Trail

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

    The New River Trail parallels the New River through the city of Peoria outside of Phoenix. The trail consists of a number of segments and connects to the Arizona Canal Trail. The trail passes a number of communities, businesses, and parks.
  • 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 link the many of the surrounding areas.
  • Paseo Trail

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

    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 asphalt. The gentle-grade path connects Chandler to Gilbert as it winds through neighborhoods, farms and parks. Waterfowl and fish can be spotted in the canal and fishing is permitted. The trail ends at the Paseo Vista Recreation Area, a 64-acre park atop a former landfill that offers a large archery facility, playground and disc golf.
  • 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 feel to them, offering access to residential areas and businesses.
  • 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 communities.
  • Salt River Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 2.2 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. The trail offers a nice recreational respite of residence of the metropolitan area.
  • 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 or to request a Bicycle Map of the Metro Region, call 480-312-2308.

  • 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 and recreation corridor for the surrounding communities.
  • 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 Canal Trail.
  • Squaw Peak Highway Trail - Phoenix Mountains Preserve

    State: AZ
    Length: 1.9 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt

    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 a short way. The trail leads up and over the mostly barren hillside to end at where Dreamy Draw Drive and SR 51 intersect.

    There is not much shade but you find shelters at the trailhead parking on Dreamy Draw Drive. The preserve includes a system of mountain bike trails but use caution in areas of loose rocks and 6+ inch drop-offs.

  • Tempe Canal Trail

    State: AZ
    Length: 7.4 miles
    Surface: Asphalt, Dirt

    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.
  • 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.