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Fabulous Bicycling Trail

The New River Trail is one of our favorites for bicycling because we not only get a well-paved path... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Anne B
Sun City West, Arizona
Great Walking and Biking Travel

Love the location of this trail for walking and biking. Its quiet and safe. I like how the trail... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
Glendale, Arizona
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27 Sep 2018
“Fabulous Bicycling Trail”
18 Feb 2018
“Great Walking and Biking Travel”
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8866 W Thunderbird Rd, Peoria, AZ 85381-4812
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

The New River Trail is one of our favorites for bicycling because we not only get a well-paved path but also get away from noise and traffic. We try to ride it several times a year and are never disappointed.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Anne B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Love the location of this trail for walking and biking. Its quiet and safe. I like how the trail goes under the roads and hooks up to other major trails.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank 622hollyl
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I have biked this trail many times and have enjoyed ourselves every time. One day we rode to Rio Vista Park on Thunderbird from Olive Ave and on to N 83rd Ave in Peoria and had lunch at Famous Dave's Bar-B-Que just...More

Date of experience: November 2016
3  Thank sailorman43
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Over 10 miles (one way) of paved bike, hike, or jogging trail. No cars to worry about going up or down this trail. Underpass at all the main cross roads. Water stations on the trail but still take your own supply. No bathroom stations so...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank REXM496
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful trail! Today, some of the gates were closed for seemingly no reason. This made it tough to keep momentum especially considering the gates were always leading under a major overpass. This trail is a nice 7.8mi stretch that can be ridden forwards and backwards...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank breeskeys
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We use this trail to bike during the week and the weekend. The weekdays are better since it is less used. The problems are the walkers who take up the entire trail or do not keep their dogs on a tight leash or the guys/gals...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JEAN1999
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The trail was super convenient to out HI Express hotel in Peoria. Over the course of our stay I ran in both directions. The trail is well marked at each half mile and I noticed some periodic maps with "you are here" designations. Path is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank appalachiantrailer
Reviewed 16 March 2016

With the newer connections to other trails, you can walk or bike pretty much as far as you want. Adjacent to Rio Vista Park on north side of Thunderbird, which has sprinkler and playground for children, huge grilling area, skate park, and ball fields so...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Darlene130
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We were looking for a place to hike and came across this on Trip Advisor. Beautiful park and trail. We went for a long walk. We just wish we would have had our bikes or could have rented bikes somewhere.

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank Tim M
Reviewed 11 February 2016

I have family in Peoria and they live close to this trail, so when I visit each year, I make good use of it. The trail is smooth, well maintained and very pleasant for walks and cycling. I've seen packs of coyotes in the wash...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank Jackie L
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Mary J
28 February 2015|
Response from ValerieG37 | Reviewed this property |
Along the trail there are benches. For picnic tables you can and a little catch and release fishing I would stop at Rio vista park
Mary J
28 February 2015|
Response from rosebuds1 | Reviewed this property |
There are no picnic tables along the trail but there is several benches, some with coverings for shade, along the trail. There is picnic tables and bar-b-ques in Rio Vista Park which is right next to the trail. The ramadas... More