The 11-mile Old Cutler Trail goes through some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the greater Miami area under the cover of magnificent fichus trees and banyans. Popular stops along the way include Matheson Hammock Park, Fairchild Tropical Garden, and Pinecrest Gardens.
The trail is best-suited for individuals and families who enjoy a leisurely walk or ride. Although inline skating is permissible, much of the route is rippled with tree roots.
The northern trailhead is located at the traffic circle at the convergence of Old Cutler Road, Sunset Road, and LeJune Road in Coral Gables. The southern trailhead is located at the junction of SW 87th Avenue and Old Cutler Road in Cutler Bay. From its southern end, you can connect to the 2.7-mile Biscayne Trail
, which provides a pleasant route down to the Biscayne Bay.
At the northern end of the trail, parking is available at the Cocoplum Circle, a traffic circle where Old Cutler Road, Sunset Road, and LeJeune Road intersect. A little further south, you'll also find lots in Matheson Hammock Park (9610 Old Cutler Road, Coral Gables).
Went walking with my dogs just recently and I loved it so much that we will frequent this trail, without a doubt! The gardens aren't pet friendly so if you're planning to visit those, then leave your furry ones at home. Bring your own water and waste ...
Lovely ride alongside of old cutler road winds past matheson hammock park, fairchild tropical gardens, pinecrest gardens and more. Mostly shaded route, provided by large banyan trees. Been riding this route since 1970's and never bored with it.
Contrary to the description, this trail is not for inline skating. It is often wet and very slippery, and is more suited to running or biking. There are also many rough patches with holes to trip and fall in. If you have to use this trail, go when it ...