Scottsdale Greenbelt

The trail is very well marked, with signage indicating the distances to upcoming parks, landmarks, and cities.  The trail is extremely popular with fitness enthusiasts in the area, so remember to use trail etiquette and stay to the right of the path, as it gets very busy at peak times and is frequented by many cyclists. The Scottsdale Greenbelt is …

Papago Park

Just across the street from Tempe Town Lake is the wonderful Papago Park. This natural environment offers 10.2 miles of natural trails, which are largely comprised of fine dirt and sand. Most of the trails have limited technicality and are great for an easy hike, trail run, or ride. Water, parking, and a trail map are available at the trailhead, …

Tempe Town Lake

Famous as the site of the Ironman Arizona swim portion, Tempe Town Lake is a fantastic fitness resource near downtown Tempe. The multi-use concrete path around the lake is a 5-mile loop with a wide path suitable for cyclists and pedestrians alike. While there is no shade along the route with the exception of bridges and overpasses, the lake offers …

South Mountain Park

South Mountain is one of the Phoenix area’s best known and most beloved fitness landmarks! Rising from the desert South of Phoenix, the park offers and expansive trail system with dozens of trails of varying difficulty. While the trails themselves are primarily dirt and rock, there are also smooth roads throughout the park that are suitable for cycling, as mountain …