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Vail Recreation Path

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Address: Vail, CO
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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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Fantastic gentle exercise.

During our 2 week stay we walked this path there & back from West Vail over 10 times. It is gorgeous.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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leics. UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

During our 2 week stay we walked this path there & back from West Vail over 10 times. It is gorgeous.

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Keene
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used this path during our 17-mile bike ride down from Vail Pass. Well-maintained and easy to use. Loved the scenery from the path.

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McKinney, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Make sure you bring your bikes when you come to Vail! My family and I ride this trail almost every day at some point while in Vail. We stay in Golden Peak (the best place in Vail) and it's perfect to get to anywhere in Vail down this path!

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Woolwine, Virginia
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a fun place!!! So many things to do. The trails are awesome! You feel like you can touch the sky! They offer free water and free sunscreen!!!

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Denver
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Who could resist a summer bike ride along the well marked town trail. It leads to the trail that follows I70 over the top of Vail Pass. Once you hit the E end of town it really is a heavy grade uphill. We made it 10 miles from Vail Center, and loved the views and exercise. We stopped 5 miles... More 

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Burlington, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are from the land of flat! Totally a blast riding down this path! We did hire a company to take us to the top. I do think that was kinda expensive..$30 per person. We brought our own bikes, so that saved us a few dollars. We were educated on proper path protocol. Passing on your Left! I was not... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This is one of the favorite places in Vail. You can walk, ride a bike or jog. Do not forget your camera, you will have a lot of stunning views to take pictures and to enjoy looking at them later.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

I found myself turning off my music while running to enjoy the sound of the river. It's a nice, challenging run from down by West Vail up past the golf course since it's uphill and over 8,000 ft in elevation, but you're rewarded with a fast dowhnhill going from east to west!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

Peaceful bike trail that meanders and at times parallels the water. I rented the bike at Bike Tech in Lionsgate. reasonably priced.

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Sandy, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Biking on this path was the highlight of our trip! Beautiful and well maintained. If I could I would be on it every day!

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