State Trails System

State Trails logoVision Statement: Arizona’s State Trails System is invaluable resource, offering a diversity of quality nonmotorized trails that inspire people to experience the State’s magnificent outdoor environment and cultural history.

The Arizona State Trails System has been established to recognize and promote non-motorized trails that are of special interest or significance to both Arizona's residents and visitors. Trails offer a wide variety of recreation opportunities. The System currently contains over 600 trails. Arizona State Parks and ASCOT monitor these trails conditions and promote the trails in various ways.

To see some example descriptions of trails in the system see Top Trails Top Trails

To search trails in the State Trails System, visit this website External Link (coming soon)

Trail Monitoring

The Arizona State Committee On Trails: ASCOT works to monitor trails in the State Trails System but with over 775 trails and thousands of miles, we need your help!

When you plan an outing on a trail in the Arizona State Trails System:

  1. Review the form before you start out so you are familiar with the criteria that need your evaluation.
  2. Enjoy your trail experience and make notes (written or mental) on your observations.
  3. Complete the monitoring form and mail it to State Parks or come back to this website and fill in the form online.

Complete the Monitoring Form online with Survey Monkey External Link

or Download Monitoring Form (PDF Document 190 KB PDF)

Share the TrailShare the Trail

Understanding shared-use trail etiquette can make hiking, biking, and riding trails more enjoyable for everyone. Learn some basic principles and tips for using shared-use trails. Learn more.

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