Biking in Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a gold-level Bicycle Friendly Community. The city received this prestigious designation in 2019 from the League of American Bicyclists and is one of only 35 gold-level cities in the U.S. Bicycle friendly communities are recognized for providing safe accommodations for cycling and encouraging residents to bike for transportation and recreation

gold badge graphic from the bicycle friendly community

Cycle the Arts

Cycle the Arts is the city's annual bike tour of Scottsdale's public art collection. The event is held during Bike Month which is celebrated every April in cities throughout metropolitan Phoenix. If you were unable to attend this year's event, consider heading out on your own or with a group of friends on a self-guided tour of the city's public art. This year's event features 13 art installations along an eight-mile bike ride. You can find out more about the artwork by using links on the tour map or by downloading the Hoverlay App. Complete information about the city's public art collection is available on the Scottsdale Public Arts website.

cycle the arts graphic

Mountain Vista Self-Guided Bike Tour

The City of Scottsdale's Mountain Vista bike route is a 2.3-mile loop tour that begins and ends at Main St. and Brown Avenue in Old Town. The route includes two stops where mountain views are framed with interpretive panels that tell stories of the mountains on display. The McDowell Mountains are framed alongside the south bank of the Arizona Canal; the Camelback Mountain frame is at 68th St. and the Arizona Canal. Look for green-colored bike route signs along the route. The project was a collaboration between the city's Transportation & Streets, Tourism & Events, and Economic Development departments, and the Scottsdale Police Bicycle Unit.

art piece of a red metal tree with a open spot in the middle that frames the mountains when looking through it.

Last Updated: Jun 30, 2024

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