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“Nature at its finest!”

Ranked #2 of 33 things to do in Vail
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Owner description: This seven-mile, paved path meanders through alpine fields, aspen groves and Vail's picturesque villages.
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

What's awesome about Vail is that you are entrenched in nature. Don't need to go anywhere or do anything. It's all right there.

It's such a peaceful and tranquil place. Civilized beyond anything else. The town and surrounding areas are so well done you don't even realize you are in a world class resort.

Set out on this path anywhere and it's perfect. Some areas flat and some undulating and some steep.

By foot or bike, it's incredible. Bring a sandwich and stop at any of the benches or by the river and enjoy a peaceful bite.

You won't find any garbage cans so be prepared to carry your trash back with you.

1  Thank Andrea T
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

We biked the path with Charter Sports from the summit of Vail Pass back into town.

The path is smooth two-lane asphalt and it gets a lot of traffic in both directions. At one point the path parallels I-70 and at another you are on the shoulder of a lightly used frontage road. At no time did we feel endangered. You are descending from the pass summit at 10,662’ into Vail at 8,022’, so you are coasting most of the way. There are 4-5 spots where you will have fairly steep inclines for short distances. They are no problem for experienced riders, but others may choose to walk the 100 yards or so until the path levels out again.

A great adventure. Really glad we did it!

2  Thank IN_Travelers47906
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Get ready for a perfect riding path - scenery, fresh air, exercise, well groomed trail. Biking, hiking, or other activity. A smart and valuable asset for locals and tourists by Vail and nearby towns - this path connects many surrounding towns, mountains, creeks and lakes.

2  Thank Broomfield1
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Husband and boys went on the path and had a great ride. Not difficult but do take water. It was nice views and highly recommend.

1  Thank rebeccabrabb
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Great for dogs. Not at all busy in the off-season. Be aware of curves as bikers can be moving quickly.

Thank jaycee1232017
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