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The Best Cycling in Arizona

Looking for the best cycling in Arizona? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Arizona. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top cycling spots in and near Arizona

  • Grand Canyon Village, Arizona

    Bike the Hermit Road at the Grand Canyon

    18.4 mi / 50 ft gain
    The Hermit Road, originally built by early pioneers and then improved by the Santa Fe Railroad, winds along the Canyon’s rim for 7 miles. It boasts some of the grandest views along the South Rim of Grand Canyon and is your best opportunity to see the river and its rapids from the rim. This is the...
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  • Lake Havasu City, Arizona

    Camp at Lake Havasu State Park

    Lake Havasu is a premier lake dividing California and Arizona along with the Colorado River. Lake Havasu State Park has an abundance of amenities including 47 camp sites, 3 boat ramps, multiple picnic areas and a beach area. The state park sits just north of the famous London Bridge that was purc...
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  • 3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Arizona

    Drive the Cactus Forest Loop in Saguaro's Rincon Mountain District

    8 mi / 550 ft gain
    Saguaro National Park is split into two different "districts" found east and west of Tucson. In the East-Rincon Mountain District you can find over 130 miles of hiking trails. However, for folks who don't have much time in the park, are with friends and family who aren't hikers, or are literally ...
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  • 3693 South Old Spanish Trail, Arizona

    Drive the Scenic Loop in Saguaro National Park East (Cactus Forest)

    8 mi
    The Cactus Forest scenic drive is one of two scenic drives in Saguaro National Park (the other is in the West district location).  The drive in Saguaro National Park East is a paved eight-mile one way loop that runs through the heart of an extensive saguaro forest.  If you’re lucky enough to visi...
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  • Tucson, Arizona

    Bike The Loop at The Santa Cruz River Park

    22 mi / 500 ft gain
    The Loop is an in-development series of shared-use, hard-surface paths meant to connect all of Tucson by following the Santa Cruz River and its major tributaries. The Santa Cruz River Park contains 22 miles of The Loop (with another 40 in development) that runs along the western shore of the Sant...
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