John Yarbrough Linear Park Trail

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The John Yarbrough Linear Park Trail offers a scenic tree-lined pathway along Ten Mile Canal, where sightings of heron and egrets are not uncommon. The trail parallels Metro Parkway, providing a convenient off-road route along this major north-south thoroughfare in Fort Myers.

Parking and Trail Access

Parking is available at the Lee County Sports Complex at the trail's southern end and on Daniels Pkwy, just west of Metro Pkwy, at the trail's northern end.


Enjoyable ride when we finally found the trail

   January, 2015 by pegnorris

We felt that the parking information was very poor. We parked at the Sports Complex and could not find the trail. After going the wrong way at first, we had to cross several busy streets and ask another rider before we got on the trail. After we found more

   February, 2014 by goodspinach

Enjoyable bike riding for all ages. Smooth, level asphalt runs alongside the canal. We saw plenty of birds, hundreds of turtles, plenty fish and even a large alligator. The trail is open, not much shade mid-day. Benches and a few picnic pavilions offer more

Snow Birds from IL like this trail

   January, 2014 by Jane Gano

We wanted to find a moderate length ride to "run out the cobwebs" after traveling south. This was just the right length - 12 miles up and down. The day we rode the wind was out of the south so, going up was easier. Now we know to check the breezes before more