Auburndale TECO Trail

Trail Map

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The Auburndale TECO Trail connects Lake Myrtle in Auburndale with Polk City, where it meets up with the General James A. Van Fleet Trail. The Auburndale TECO Trail is flat and invites walkers, joggers, cyclists, and inline skaters.

At the southern end of the trail there is an observation area where you can watch bald eagles, which have built a nest nearby.

Parking and Trail Access

To reach the Polk City trailhead from 1-4, take the CR 559 Exit and head south. Turn right onto 559A then left onto Berkley Road to the intersection with Denton Avenue; turn right at the light. The trailhead is on right.

To reach the Polk City trailhead (where the General Van Fleet Trail begins) from Lakeland, take I-4 east to Exit 38/Polk City, and follow Route 33 north to Polk City. The trailhead is at the intersection of Route 33 and Route 655/Berkley Road.


nice people, nice trail

   June, 2015 by becdguerra

I have taken this trail for over a week now, just made it to the Van Fleet extension today. All the people I've met have been great, and a lot of the time I had the trail to myself. I recommend this ride. Hope to see you out there. read more


   March, 2015 by marina

I moved to Auburndale recently, and found this trail near my home. I almost didn't ride the trail because of the negative comments. The trail is well kept, mile markers evey half mile,benches, baseball fields, parks, dog run, cows,horses, farms, and even more

Not a prefferable trail

   April, 2014 by rachel.steck

I try not to ride this trail often, it is an extension of the van fleet trail, but not as nice. The houses on both sides of this trail are not well kept, a few houses have cars overflowing the backyard with a strong foul odor coming from them. Also the more