Auburndale TECO Trail

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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.


Getting Outdoors

   October, 2016 by khamilton282

Has a fun adventure with my fiance and puppy this morning on Auburndale Trail. It was our first time checking out the trail. The scenery was beautiful and peaceful. We enjoyed how shaded the trail was with trees. We will definitely be going back! read more

A Nice Hidden Gem

   June, 2016 by carolyng

I happened by this little gem while biking on Rt 33 It starts on 33 and University Blvd. I immediately investigated and was pleasantly surprised on how clean and scenic it is and the road is normally quiet compared to the surrounding ones. Best of all, more

Fun family time

   May, 2016 by sieshawright

Thank you so much TrailLink for providing the different bike trails in the area. I have visited Auburndale numerous of times and had no idea about this trail. The kids (6 & 10) and I went 2.5 miles down this trail on bikes and roller blades. The trail more