Arizona Horseback Riding Trails and Maps

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Arizona Canal Path

69.7 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone

Arizona Trail (Flagstaff)

10.1 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel

Chino Valley Peavine Trail

5.8 mi
State: AZ
Dirt

Consolidated Canal Path

18.9 mi
State: AZ
Concrete, Gravel

Grand Canal Path

28.2 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt, Concrete

Iron Springs Railroad Trail

4 mi
State: AZ
Crushed Stone, Dirt

Julian Wash Greenway

17.9 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt, Concrete

Prescott Peavine National Recreation Trail

6 mi
State: AZ
Ballast, Cinder, Crushed Stone, Dirt

Queen Creek Wash Trail

5.6 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt, Concrete

Railroad Grade Trail (AZ)

19 mi
State: AZ
Cinder

Rillito River Park Trail

21.8 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt

Santa Cruz River Park Trail

41.8 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt

Sonoqui Wash Trail

5.8 mi
State: AZ
Asphalt

Southern Canal Path

9.3 mi
State: AZ
Gravel
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
The Arizona Canal Path is one of the longest multi-use trails in Maricopa County, running between Peoria, Glendale, Phoenix, Scottsdale and the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community along both...
AZ 69.7 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Crushed Stone
The Flagstaff segment of the Arizona Trail is just over 10 miles long and passes through the middle of town between Interstate 40 and Route 66. The trail's surface varies from paved to gravel and...
AZ 10.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Gravel
The Chino Valley Peavine Trail offers a north-south route through the central Arizona town of Chino Valley, which lies about 15 miles north of the larger city of Prescott. The dirt pathway is best for...
AZ 5.8 mi Dirt
The Consolidated Canal Path runs north–south along the entire length of the Consolidated Canal, an 18-mile-long waterway dating back to 1891. The route consists of both a paved path and a...
AZ 18.9 mi Concrete, Gravel
The Grand Canal Path is one of the longest multi-use trails in the Phoenix metropolitan area, linking the large cities of Glendale, Phoenix and Tempe. Like many of the area's trails, the Grand Canal...
AZ 28.2 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Iron Springs Railroad Trail (a.k.a. Forest Trail 332) lies within Prescott National Forest west of the city of Prescott, AZ. The hilly trail is around 6,000 feet in elevation and winds through the...
AZ 4 mi Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Julian Wash Greenway showcases the natural beauty of the Sonoran Desert as it travels from a junction with the Santa Cruz River Park Trail to S. Rita Road in southeastern Tucson. The trail offers...
AZ 17.9 mi Asphalt, Concrete
For a challenging desert adventure, travel the Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trail in northwest Arizona. The trail occupies the corridor of the historic Mohave and Milltown Railroad, a private narrow...
AZ 7 mi Ballast
The New Mexico & Arizona Railroad Trail, also known as the Railroad Grade Trail, is a rustic hiking and equestrian trail in the Sonoita Creek State Natural Area outside of Patagonia, Arizona. The area...
AZ 5 mi Dirt
To say that the connected rail-trails of Prescott are oases in sun-baked, north-central Arizona is no exaggeration. Wherever water touches this arid landscape—and it does along the Peavine and Iron...
AZ 6 mi Ballast, Cinder, Crushed Stone, Dirt
The Queen Creek Wash 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...
AZ 5.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The entire route of the Railroad Grade Trail follows a historic railroad corridor, offering gentle climbs and stunning views. The railroad formerly hauled logs from various parts of the Apache...
AZ 19 mi Cinder
The Rillito River Park Trail runs along both sides of its namesake river, from N. Craycroft Road to under Interstate 10, where it links with the Santa Cruz River Park Trail. The trail is fully paved,...
AZ 21.8 mi Asphalt
The Santa Cruz River Park Trail follows the Santa Cruz River throughout Tucson, providing access to various amenities and neighborhoods, as well as the Rillito River Park Trail, Cañada del Oro River...
AZ 41.8 mi Asphalt
The Sonoqui (pronounced so-NO-kee) Wash Trail is a 5.8 mile multi-use trail through the community of Queen Creek, Arizona. The rural trail weaves through aesthetic native desert, and is open to both...
AZ 5.8 mi Asphalt
The Southern Canal Path is an unpaved route along the South Canal in Maricopa County. One of several trails along the extensive canal network in the area, the Southern Canal Path links to four others:...
AZ 9.3 mi Gravel

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Recent Trail Reviews

Lake Havasu City Multi-Use Trail

Path along AZ 95 Hwy

January, 2023 by tysona_tl

nice path with some beautiful views. the downside is that it runs right along Hwy 95 with a lot of traffic. has several intersections to navigate across

Lake Havasu City Island Trail

Island loop trail

January, 2023 by tysona_tl

Nice area but way too bumpy for a nice ride. Just needs some TLC

Lake Havasu City Island Trail

Island loop path

January, 2023 by tysona_tl

Nice area and could be great if smoothed out, way too bumpy for a nice ride

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Harrison Greenway

Smooth Trail

December, 2022 by mrdt6yyfsx

This trail is really nice. It is well maintained, with the surface being smooth just about the whole way. I especially loved that it does not run along side a road for the most part. Even though there were a lot of cyclists using the trail, it did not feel crowded. Everyone was courteous about passing or being passed.

Mohave and Milltown Railroad Trail

loved this trail

December, 2022 by bayleefincher5055

Just getting into hiking and found this trail since it’s close to home. Really enjoyed walking this trial and the scenery. Also got a fun surprise by a burrow Only downside I can think of was the trail was a bit difficult to see in a few spots. I’m guessing not a lot of people take it often. But I will definitely be going back.

Julian Wash Greenway

nice trail

December, 2022 by mrdt6yyfsx

Sure, it’s not the most scenic, but it’s in good shape and separate from auto traffic for the most part. A few homeless encampments along the western half of the trail, but they left us alone. Plenty of friendly cyclists on the trail, but it never felt crowded. There’s an odd part at Ajo/6th where the trail runs along the major streets for a couple blocks. I took off one star for that segment.

West Skip Rimsza Paseo Trail

one of our favorites in PHX

December, 2022 by n9h48f7jhd

10 mile out and back. Apache wash trailhead in the middle. This is rarely busy, scenic and has some shoot offs if you’re a mountain biker or gravel biker.

Skunk Creek Trail

good path

December, 2022 by lisachudson

We’ll kept one turn was in marked but not hard to meet back up with trail . Did see a lot of homeless men under bridges and camped in bushes. Was not crowded the day we went so it was very calming ride.

Rillito River Park Trail

We parked at the western trailhead on River Road. When we returned to our vehicle it had been broken into. Sad that we have to be victimized like this.

December, 2022 by kathysheats

We parked at the western trailhead on River Road. When we returned to our vehicle it had been broken into. Sad that we have to be victimized like this.

Western Canal Path

Yes there are plenty of intersections, but a fun ride in good shape. One of my favorites!

December, 2022 by kkreuter_tl

Yes there are plenty of intersections, but a fun ride in good shape. One of my favorites!

Western Canal Path

Too many streets to cross

November, 2022 by tim.pearson0520

Stay away from the South Mountain side in Laveen. Not only is there almost zero shade, the surface is broken pavement with a mixture of some light gravel. There are some sketchy neighborhood spots that you have to run behind. But most importantly, way too many streets to cross without any crosswalks. Every other block you have to cross a street. And you have to fight traffic (sometimes standing in the middle because you can only get across one part of the traffic at a time). This really isn’t a trail, but a access road for powerline workers to

Grand Canyon Greenway

Best Bike Ride

November, 2022 by vvvqsxnj7r

The trail was beautiful through the forest and on the rims it was spectacular and majestic! I kept trying to soak up as much of this experience as I could. I just didn’t want it to end. The paved trails were such a pleasure to bike on.

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