Map of the Eastern Canal Trail, AZ


Eastern Canal Trail, Phoenix Metro Area, Arizona

Eastern Canal Trail Arizona map area

Eastern Canal Trail, Arizona


15.5 miles


paved / unpaved


Mesa, Gilbert, Chandler


Eastern Canal Corridor, local parks, schools, residential neighborhoods


Western Canal Trail

South Canal Trail

Consolidated Canal Trail



The Eastern Canal Trail is a 15.5-mile long paved and unpaved pathway located along the Eastern Canal in the cities of Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler in the southeast portion of the Phoenix urban area.


The Eastern Canal Trail has paved and unpaved sections. The trail follows alongside the canal and does have multiple street crossings. The trail is open for bike riding, walking and running.


The Eastern Canal Trail travels through the communities of Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler.

Points of Interest

The Eastern Canal Trail goes past the following points of interest:

Sheepherders Park
Mountainview High School
Kensington Groves Park
Mountain View Park
Ryan's Field
Highland Elementary School
Los Alamos Park
Greenfield Park
Holmes Park
The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch
Greenfield Jr. High School
Greenfield Lakes Golf Course
Crossroads Park
Gilbert Rodeo Park
Zanjero Park
Nearby Trails

South Canal Trail: at its north end, the Eastern Canal Trail connects to the South Canal Trail. The South Canal Tail then heads west and connects to the Consolidated Canal Trail.

Western Canal Trail: the Eastern Canal Trail connects to the Western Canal Trail at the south side of The Riparian Preserve at Water Ranch, between E. Guadalupe Road and S. Elliot Road. The Western Canal Trail then heads west, intersects the Consolidated Canal Trail and reaches as far as Interstate 10.

End Points

The north end of the Eastern Canal Trail is located at E. McDowell Road east of N. Gilbert Road. Trail users can continue on the South Canal Trail at this location.

The south end of the Eastern Canal Trail is located at East Riggs Road, just west of S. Gilbert Road.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the Eastern Canal Trail in Mesa, Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona.