Withlacoochee Bay Trail

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The Withlacoochee Bay Trail extends from the Gulf, north of Crystal River and south of Inglis, nearly 5 miles east to just beyond North Suncoast Boulevard. The trail provides access to a 758-acre equestrian area, picnic pavilions and a canoe launch.

There are plenty of birding opportunities as well as observation decks along the barge canal, which the trails follows. There are several side trails, including some through Felburn Park.

Be sure to also visit the nearby Withlacoochee State Trail.

Parking and Trail Access

The Withlacoochee Bay Trail is located at US 19/98 at the old Cross Florida Barge Canal, approximately 12 miles north of Crystal River and 0.5 mile south of Inglis. Turn west at the south end of the bridge and proceed west along the trail. The Felburn Park section is east of the US 19/98 bridge and can be reached by a connecting road past the State Marine Police Station.


Watch the Eagles Soar

   December, 2016 by lynne_dolan

Lovely short easy bike trail. Quiet and serene with gazebos dotted along the path to watch the birds and fishermen. At the Gulf end, I saw bald eagles soaring around. Delightful! A good hiking trail too. read more

Great Family Trail

   May, 2016 by cali9605

Rode the trail today starting from the trailhead at the park. Rode with my husband and 10 yr old daughter. Other than it being very hot it was a great smooth ride and scenic. I read the reviews before going and there are nice shaded spots and covered ...read more

Nice trail

   December, 2015 by pensico

Rode the entire trail December 16-17. Originally was going to go from south terminus to north terminus but we wanted to get hotel near trail. Stayed at the Central Motel near Inverness which is right on the trail. Rode first day south to southern terminus ...read more