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Rio Grande River Walk Pt-3

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Hike along the historic Rio Grande from Country Club Rd to Canutillo.
Near:El Paso, TX
Distance:4.9 miles
Elevation Gain:20 ft
Hike Time:2 hours
Trail Condition:Fire road/pavement
HikeType:Point to Point

Summary: The hike begins at the trailhead. There is a sidewalk going the entire lendth of this part of the river walk. Along this sidewalk there are benches to rest on along the hike. Watch out for critters along the river.
Trailhead: From the junction of I-10 and US-54, go west in I-10 to the Mesa Street exit. Exit I-10 and turn left on Mesa Street. Follow Mesa Street down to the intersection of Doniphan Drive. Cross Doniphan Drive, Mesa Street becomes Country Club Road. Continue west on Country Clob Road to the River. The start point is just across the rive on the right. (Lat:31.84655 Lon:-106.60664)
Trail Guides for Rio Grande River Walk Pt-3:
Best Seasons: Year-Round
User Groups: Hikers, Dogs, Bikes, Horses,
Ranger Contact: No rangers. Use 911 for emergencies.
Localhikes Reporter: This hike was submitted by Michael P. Olbrisch, who has posted  71 other hikes on this site
Trail Reviews  Submit your own review
Reviewed by Rick on 10/31/2015
Best walking, jogging, biking trail along the river on the westside. Park inside Valley Creek Park(Upper Valley/Gomez Rd) You can go south towards Country Club Bridge(1 mile).It ends before the actual bridge, not far from it.This is my 2 mile walk to and fro. We go biking headed towards Borderland, Canutillo, Vinton and back. Just recently cleared all the weeds and brush. Looks Beautiful! Excellent place. Away from the traffic fumes and noise. I have been going there 4 years now. You even have three walking etc. choices You can walk the concrete path, atop the levee or even on the maintenance road below the levee.

Reviewed by RC on 11/2/2013
We park at Valley Creek Park (plenty of parking) and walk towards Country Club and other times we bike it from there also towards under Artcraft to Boderland Bridge then Canutillo Bridge and all the way to Vinton Bridge and back. Its the perfect trail for walking,jogging,and biking.We use it alot and there are always people doing the same. Its the perfect trail just to get away. And its concrete all the way. And YES!! It does need to be cleaned up. The weed situation is overwhelming.

Reviewed by ll on 9/25/2013
In terrible condition as of 9/2013. Weeds overgrown to 3', grass 8"-12" high, mosquito haven with such overgrowth on both sides of paved walk. Not anything as it used to be when was being taken care of! Wasted money spent on what could be a beautiful walk

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