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Rillito River Park

Address: 4200 North Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ 85719
Phone Number: 520 293 5011
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Ranked #53 of 290 things to do in Tucson
Type: Jogging paths & tracks, Biking trails, Hiking trails, Outdoor Activities, Spas & Wellness, Traveler Resources, Nature & Parks
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Type: Jogging paths & tracks, Biking trails, Hiking trails, Outdoor Activities, Spas & Wellness, Traveler Resources, Nature & Parks

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Tucson, Arizona
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258 reviews 258 reviews
87 attraction reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Some days you just need a flat trail that is easily accessible. This is not easy to locate in Tucson. We've got plenty of hikes and trails and not many that are flat and have a number of restrooms along the way. This Park and the entire river park trail is perfect for hikers, bikers and dog walkers (on a... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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581 reviews 581 reviews
229 attraction reviews
657 helpful votes 657 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

This popular 12-mile trail runs from N. Craycroft Road to I-10, where it links with the Santa Cruz River Park Trail. It follows the usually dry Rillito River along a paved, mostly level route and is open to runners, walkers, cyclists, skateboarders and those with dogs. Therein lies the problem. Its popularity brings out hordes of people in all those... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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70 reviews 70 reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

My wife and I have tackled it in sections and used the opportunity to explore neighborhoods and restaurants. So far we have found some real gems and really enjoyed the opportunity to see sections of the city that one will never see by car.

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Cochrane, Canada
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78 attraction reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The Rillito River Park is part of The Loop pathways system. The trail itself is paved, well-maintained and well-marked once you are on the trail. The access point on the northern end was almost impossible to find. Even google couldn't get us there. We simply had to drive around as there were no signs. Some parking lots are not obvious... More 

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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185 reviews 185 reviews
97 attraction reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The river path is welcome addition to us walkers, bikers, runners and if you own a horse, riders. It goes for miles along the dry Rillito River. There are parks along the path where one can find water and bathrooms but don't forget to bring your own water as there is little shade along most of the trail. In some... More 

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Arlington, VA
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79 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The Loop bike path beside the (totally dry) Rillito "River" is quite a wonderful feature of Tucson for visitors and residents. It is flat and paved, smooth and scenic (the mountains are in the distance along the north side of the path for its entire east/west length.) There are many access points along the foothills, and it's easy to park.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The River paths are well-maintained and well-marked. The access points and parking lots aren't quite as obvious as they could be, from the street, but once on the trail, there's no trouble knowing where to go. Bathrooms and drinking fountains are placed at reasonable intervals along the trail, which is of great help in the Tucson heat. From my experience,... More 

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115 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

So many good eateries in Tucson, you'll want to ride, walk, or jog off the extra calories. On our visit, the river was dry but the fresh air and mountain views were welcome. This path is paved, divided, well marked with maps, and has underpasses and bridges to get from one side to another. We entered the River-walk from St.... More 

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Tucson, AZ
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

This is a great outdoor facility for biking or jogging or walking, for miles and miles. Just wish there could be a water fountain every few miles or so. I mean, there are a *few*, if you know where to get off the trail to go hunt them down, but...

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California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We have used this trail several times with our bikes on this visit to Tucson-it is a very nicely maintained trail (asphalt), and there are many places to detour for lunch and shopping. Hope the people of Tucson realize how lucky they are to have such a facility, and thank you for sharing it with us visitors. It is nice... More 

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