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Vail Recreation Path

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Address: Vail, CO

This seven-mile, paved path meanders through alpine fields, aspen groves...

This seven-mile, paved path meanders through alpine fields, aspen groves and Vail's picturesque villages.

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Beautiful trail

Highly recommended. Stands of aspen, waterfall views, river views, wildlife. It's really a fantastic little trail.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Omaha, Nebraska
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Miamisburg, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The path is suitable for bikes or walking. I am not sure the length of the trail, but it will take you thru some very pretty areas.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended. Stands of aspen, waterfall views, river views, wildlife. It's really a fantastic little trail.

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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

We love walking this trail in the winter, with or without a lot of snow, with or without yak tracks and with or without snowshoes. Yet, if you go east to the golf course snowshoes or yak tracks may be helpful. Stop at the Betty Ford Alpine garden and check out yak tracks or snowshoes. Or, get them at the... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Great easy fun bike path that meanders it way along the Vail golf course and through Vail. Good for bikers, joggers, walkers.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Vail and all of its nearby places are great for all types of sports (biking, walking or jogging) while enjoying terrific views.

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Centennial, United States
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

My husband and I spent a beautiful fall weekend in Copper Mountain in September and rode this path several times. The trail is very well maintained and even though you are near the highway, the way it is situated most of the time you feel like you are out in the wilderness. It is a very beautiful ride and you... More 

Thank Carol Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Biking on the recreation path is a very fun experience on a sunny fall day, and also is like a parade of homes, as you pass the beautiful architecture Vail Valley.

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We hired bikes from Vail and first off all rode towards Lionshead. However, I would recommend going the other way as it is much more beautiful and wild.

Thank Karen B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The path is just as wonderful as people describe. We rented bikes, including a tandem bike for our 4 year old, from Lions Village and began out journey from there. What I wish I knew beforehand and will share so others know is that you can plan a half or full day that really caters to kids. There are 3... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

The Vail Recreational Path is to be enjoyed by all. Beauty all around for you to enjoy. Take pictures, smell the great outdoors, and say to a friendly fellow walker.

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