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Vail Recreation Path

Vail, CO
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Well maintained path for bikers, joggers, walkers & dogs!

We really enjoyed all of our Vail nature walks along the rec path. Clean with some access to Gore... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Firestone, Colorado
Nature at its finest!

What's awesome about Vail is that you are entrenched in nature. Don't need to go anywhere or do... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2017
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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This seven-mile, paved path meanders through alpine fields, aspen groves and Vail's picturesque villages.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“golf course” (16 reviews)
“gore creek” (22 reviews)
“bike ride” (11 reviews)
Vail, CO
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

We really enjoyed all of our Vail nature walks along the rec path. Clean with some access to Gore creek along the way. Definitely the highlight of our trip.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What's awesome about Vail is that you are entrenched in nature. Don't need to go anywhere or do anything. It's all right there. It's such a peaceful and tranquil place. Civilized beyond anything else. The town and surrounding areas are so well done you don't...More

Thank IamDaenerys
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We biked the path with Charter Sports from the summit of Vail Pass back into town. The path is smooth two-lane asphalt and it gets a lot of traffic in both directions. At one point the path parallels I-70 and at another you are on...More

Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Get ready for a perfect riding path - scenery, fresh air, exercise, well groomed trail. Biking, hiking, or other activity. A smart and valuable asset for locals and tourists by Vail and nearby towns - this path connects many surrounding towns, mountains, creeks and lakes.

Thank Broomfield1
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Husband and boys went on the path and had a great ride. Not difficult but do take water. It was nice views and highly recommend.

1  Thank rebeccabrabb
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great for dogs. Not at all busy in the off-season. Be aware of curves as bikers can be moving quickly.

Thank jaycee1232017
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This is a must do activity. The path is next to the river. So there are great views all along the path.

Thank BH2O
Reviewed 13 June 2017

The Vail Bike Path does meander through Vail village along the creek (as many other reviewers have covered) which is very scenic. The path continues east out of town by the golf course and continues UP to Vail Pass (about 13-14 miles east of town)....More

2  Thank Janet R
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I live in Copper mountain and ride this regularly. The path is wide, not crowded, lots of turns and hills - all with beautiful views!

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Anytime of year it is awesome to walk the recreation path through town instead of taking the in-town. It is easier it walk in summer other than winter as you can see the path without the snow, however it is a great walk to get...More

Thank Bob H
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29 October 2016|
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Response from Andre P | Reviewed this property |
Oh yeah! Though there may be times that there are more riders than other times, I can't imagine there being so many riders that you would feel unsafe. The trail is wide enough to accommodate a large number of people.
Diane C
25 December 2015|
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Response from Jerry O | Reviewed this property |
It's open. It will be snow packed and icy. Traction, like from yak tracks, on your boots,will be very helpful. From the Wren, at the Betty Ford alpine center, not far to the east, you can borrow yak tracks. Or, if you like... More