WalkRideUSA.com is a website that displays the location of public recreational trails on Google Maps and provides brief descriptions about the location and features of these trails.

How we display the trails

We show the routes of the recreational trails in the location that can be seen using Google Maps using the Satellite imagery. We make the best effort to portray the trails and descriptions as accurately as possible using the available resources. We also research the trail location using maps and other information from official websites of government agencies or other groups that are responsible for the construction of these trails.

WalkRideUSA.com is not responsible for the conditions or locations of the trails. Conditions and locations may vary. The trail location may have changed since the Satellite imagery was produced due to improvements, damage or local construction. These trails may have maintenance, construction, damage, or other mitigating factors that WalkRideUSA.com has no control over.

Use this site as an initial guide for the location and features of these trails.

Use the links provided

Each trail page has a series of links to official government site or other agencies that are responsible for the creation of these trails. Use the provided links for more information about the condition, location and regulations for the recreational trails.

Two bike riders on the Poudre River Trail, Colorado

Your responsibilities when using these trails

When using these trails, you are responsible for your own safety. You are responsible for knowing where you are and if you are in safe surroundings. You are responsible for the safety of your children and animals. You are responsible fro crossing busy roadways safely. Always be aware of where you are on the trail. be aware of the condition and location of the trail. Watch for changes in the weather and keep in mind what time of day you will return. Do do venture farther than you can return safely.

Traveling in urban areas

Many of these trails go through dense urban areas. Always carry a mobile phone in case of emergencies. Watch your surroundings and your belongings and be sure you are safe. Travel in groups whenever possible. Watch your pets and children in crowded areas and when crossing busy intersections.

Traveling along open stretches

Some of these trail cross long distances far from any services, shelter or water sources, and are exposed to weather conditions. Be sure to bring adequate water with you. Bring coats, hats, etc if the weather warrants. It is your responsibility to have spare inner tubes and safety equipment when traveling by bike.

Know and obey the local regulations

It is your responsibility to know and obey all local rules and regulations. Not all trail systems allow cycling, horses, dogs, fishing, rollerblades, skateboards, hunting, etc.

You are responsible for researching any local regulations for the activities that you have planned.

Be courteous on the trail

Please be courteous to the other trail users. If you need to stop on the trail, move over to the side. If you have a dog, keep him on a leash and pull him close to you when bikes are passing. If you are traveling on a bike, slow down in congested areas. Watch for distracted trail users that may not be aware that you are approaching. Make an audible sound when passing other trail users. If you are travelling at a slow pace, allow others to go around you.