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Vail Recreation Path

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Address: Vail, CO
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Activities: Biking
Description: 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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Nice views and relaxing

Nice way to walk along Gore creek and through the side of the resort. We relaxed in couple areas. Local people were nice and helpful with information.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
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Oahu, Hawaii
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Oahu, Hawaii
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Nice way to walk along Gore creek and through the side of the resort. We relaxed in couple areas. Local people were nice and helpful with information.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

The sun was shining, the brook babbling and birds chirping. I didn't feel the altitude one bit as I took an invigorating jog every morning of my trip. I even took a break and sat next to the water soaking in the best of what nature has to offer.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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271 reviews 271 reviews
109 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

There are numerous bike shops offering the bike rental/drop off at Vail Pass tour. With all my stops for photos it took about 2.5 hours. 95% downhill, so very easy. The scenery is spectacular! A very enjoyable way to spend a morning in the mountains. There are a few spots where you are next to the expressway, which is a... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This was a very nice path that you can run on walk along. It is right along the river and can be seen from the Vail Cascade resort.

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
30 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The recreation path is gorgeous, accessible for most, and well worth the walk. It meanders along a creek bed, in between the villages and the base of the mountain. The sights, sounds, and fresh mountain air is so worth it! I stayed in the valley for a wedding, and even though I have been to Vail many times I have... More 

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Colorado
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83 reviews 83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The Vail path travels along the river (stream) for a good portion. You can hike from West Vail into Lionshead or Vail proper and all the way to east vail. Plenty of places to stop and watch folks fishing, or to throw a few rocks into the river (not near the fisherman). Beautiful scenery and you can see some of... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

Go to Wheel to rent a bike in Lionshead, great people, took us in a van to the top of vail pass and let us ride our bikes down the 12-13 mile path and around Vail. Beautiful path! A must do

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LITTLETON
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56 reviews 56 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Part of the ride from Breckenridge to Avon (and beyond, if you wish) -- this is a great path. Walk it or ride it as far as suits your ability and desires! In summer, the flowers are wonderful!

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Omaha, Nebraska
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813 attraction reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is like a single lane road asphalt road that wanders loosely along the creek it is several miles long and gentle enough in grade that it is not a strain.

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Vail is the summer. Be sure to take some time to get out and walk around. It is spectacular. The weather and the views were spectacular.

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