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Auburndale TECO Trail

6.6 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Cady Way Trail

6.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Chain of Lakes Trail

3.2 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Flatwoods Park Trail

7 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Fort Fraser Trail

7.75 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Gaston Edwards Trail

0.7 mi
State: FL
Concrete

Gertrude's Walk

0.25 mi
State: FL
Concrete

Hammock Road Trail

3.7 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Lake Jackson Trail

10.5 mi
State: FL
Concrete

Lake Wales Trailway

2.3 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Little Econ Greenway

8 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Orlando Urban Trail

2.6 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Sebring Parkway Trail

4 mi
State: FL
Concrete

Shingle Creek Regional Trail (FL)

1.4 mi
State: FL
Boardwalk, Concrete

West Orange Trail

22 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Woodchips
Trail Image Trail Name States Length Surface Rating
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,...
FL 6.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Cady Way Trail runs from the intersection of Aloma Avenue and Howell Branch Road/Hall Road (just east of Goldenrod Park in Goldenrod) west and south to Colonial Town Center (Fashion Square Mall)...
FL 6.5 mi Asphalt
The Chain of Lakes Trail stretches for more than 3 miles along a former railroad bed from downtown Winter Haven north to Lake Alfred in central Florida. As its name implies, you'll pass numerous lakes...
FL 3.2 mi Asphalt
The Flatwoods Park Trail is located within a park of the same name. Flatwoods Park is just one of five parks that make up the Wilderness Park system. These parks include Trout Creek, Dead River,...
FL 7 mi Asphalt
Note: Per a Florida Department of Transportation press release, "The Fort Fraser Trail will be closed at the Banana Creek Bridge from April through fall 2016 due to construction. The remainder of the...
FL 7.75 mi Asphalt
In northern Orlando, the Gaston Edwards Trail provides a pleasant jaunt of nearly a mile along Lake Ivanhoe's eastern shore. (Hence, the trail is also known as the Lake Ivanhoe Trail.) The paved route...
FL 0.7 mi Concrete
The James A. Van Fleet State Trail runs 29 miles through some of Florida's most scenic rural landscape. If you are looking to immerse yourself in wetlands and wildlife, it will not disappoint; at...
FL 29 mi Asphalt
Gertrude’s Walk spans three city blocks in downtown Orlando, providing access to offices and the city’s sports arena not far from its southern end. The trail runs adjacent to an active CSX and Amtrak...
FL 0.25 mi Concrete
The Hammock Road Trail parallels its namesake from Highlands Hammock State Park to Lake Jackson, allowing Sebring residents easy access between two of the city's natural treasures. The state park...
FL 3.7 mi Asphalt
The Lake Jackson Trail circles this popular swimming and boating spot in the heart of Sebring. Trail-goers will enjoy waterfront views along the lake's sandy shores and connections to other trails in...
FL 10.5 mi Concrete
The Lake Wales Trailway is a 2.3 mile, 12-foot wide asphalt path that circles most of Lake Wales. The trail serves both as a recreational and transportation asset, thanks to its proximity to a number...
FL 2.3 mi Asphalt
The Little Econ Greenway trail is just one section of the Orlando area's many fine trails. features riverside recreation, picnicking, wildlife watching, and canoe trails. It also features a canal...
FL 8 mi Asphalt
Orlando Urban Trail offers a pleasant way for pedestrians and bicyclists to reach a number of recreational and cultural attractions in the city's northern neighborhoods. It winds by several lakes,...
FL 2.6 mi Asphalt, Concrete
The Sebring Parkway Trail follows this major thoroughfare though downtown Sebring. Trail-goers will pass by three popular recreational attractions—Sebring Lake, Dinner Lake and Lake Jackson—as they...
FL 4 mi Concrete
After 30 years of planning, the first segment of the Shingle Creek Regional Trail opened in Kissimmee in November 2016. The paved trail spans just over 1 mile, beginning near Steffee Landing, south of...
FL 1.4 mi Boardwalk, Concrete
About 20 miles west of Orlando, the South Lake Trail (also known as Lake Minneola Scenic Trail) takes in some of central Florida's most spectacular prospects. Nowhere in this region will you find more...
FL 13 mi Asphalt
Connecting small communities and suburban neighborhoods, the 22-mile West Orange Trail is one of Florida's most popular rail-trails, thanks to its reputation and proximity to metro Orlando. Fifteen...
FL 22 mi Asphalt, Concrete, Dirt, Woodchips

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Gertrude's Walk

FL - 0.25 miles

Gertrude’s Walk spans three city blocks in downtown Orlando, providing access to offices and the city’s sports arena not far from its southern end. The trail runs adjacent to an active CSX and Amtrak...

Auburndale TECO Trail

FL - 6.6 miles

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,...

South Lake and Lake Minneola Scenic Trail

FL - 13 miles

About 20 miles west of Orlando, the South Lake Trail (also known as Lake Minneola Scenic Trail) takes in some of central Florida's most spectacular prospects. Nowhere in this region will you find more...

Gaston Edwards Trail

FL - 0.7 miles

In northern Orlando, the Gaston Edwards Trail provides a pleasant jaunt of nearly a mile along Lake Ivanhoe's eastern shore. (Hence, the trail is also known as the Lake Ivanhoe Trail.) The paved route...

Accordion

Flatwoods Park Trail

FL - 7 miles

The Flatwoods Park Trail is located within a park of the same name. Flatwoods Park is just one of five parks that make up the Wilderness Park system. These parks include Trout Creek, Dead River,...

Little Econ Greenway

FL - 8 miles

The Little Econ Greenway trail is just one section of the Orlando area's many fine trails. features riverside recreation, picnicking, wildlife watching, and canoe trails. It also features a canal...

Chain of Lakes Trail

FL - 3.2 miles

The Chain of Lakes Trail stretches for more than 3 miles along a former railroad bed from downtown Winter Haven north to Lake Alfred in central Florida. As its name implies, you'll pass numerous lakes...

Orlando Urban Trail

FL - 2.6 miles

Orlando Urban Trail offers a pleasant way for pedestrians and bicyclists to reach a number of recreational and cultural attractions in the city's northern neighborhoods. It winds by several lakes,...

Hammock Road Trail

FL - 3.7 miles

The Hammock Road Trail parallels its namesake from Highlands Hammock State Park to Lake Jackson, allowing Sebring residents easy access between two of the city's natural treasures. The state park...

Lake Jackson Trail

FL - 10.5 miles

The Lake Jackson Trail circles this popular swimming and boating spot in the heart of Sebring. Trail-goers will enjoy waterfront views along the lake's sandy shores and connections to other trails in...

Sebring Parkway Trail

FL - 4 miles

The Sebring Parkway Trail follows this major thoroughfare though downtown Sebring. Trail-goers will pass by three popular recreational attractions—Sebring Lake, Dinner Lake and Lake Jackson—as they...

Fort Fraser Trail

FL - 7.75 miles

Note: Per a Florida Department of Transportation press release, "The Fort Fraser Trail will be closed at the Banana Creek Bridge from April through fall 2016 due to construction. The remainder of the...

West Orange Trail

FL - 22 miles

Connecting small communities and suburban neighborhoods, the 22-mile West Orange Trail is one of Florida's most popular rail-trails, thanks to its reputation and proximity to metro Orlando. Fifteen...

Shingle Creek Regional Trail (FL)

FL - 1.4 miles

After 30 years of planning, the first segment of the Shingle Creek Regional Trail opened in Kissimmee in November 2016. The paved trail spans just over 1 mile, beginning near Steffee Landing, south of...

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

FL - 29 miles

The James A. Van Fleet State Trail runs 29 miles through some of Florida's most scenic rural landscape. If you are looking to immerse yourself in wetlands and wildlife, it will not disappoint; at...

Cady Way Trail

FL - 6.5 miles

The Cady Way Trail runs from the intersection of Aloma Avenue and Howell Branch Road/Hall Road (just east of Goldenrod Park in Goldenrod) west and south to Colonial Town Center (Fashion Square Mall)...

Lake Wales Trailway

FL - 2.3 miles

The Lake Wales Trailway is a 2.3 mile, 12-foot wide asphalt path that circles most of Lake Wales. The trail serves both as a recreational and transportation asset, thanks to its proximity to a number...

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

FL - 29 miles

The James A. Van Fleet State Trail runs 29 miles through some of Florida's most scenic rural landscape. If you are looking to immerse yourself in wetlands and wildlife, it will not disappoint; at...

Fort Fraser Trail

FL - 7.75 miles

Note: Per a Florida Department of Transportation press release, "The Fort Fraser Trail will be closed at the Banana Creek Bridge from April through fall 2016 due to construction. The remainder of the...

Orlando Urban Trail

FL - 2.6 miles

Orlando Urban Trail offers a pleasant way for pedestrians and bicyclists to reach a number of recreational and cultural attractions in the city's northern neighborhoods. It winds by several lakes,...

Hammock Road Trail

FL - 3.7 miles

The Hammock Road Trail parallels its namesake from Highlands Hammock State Park to Lake Jackson, allowing Sebring residents easy access between two of the city's natural treasures. The state park...

Accordion

Chain of Lakes Trail

FL - 3.2 miles

The Chain of Lakes Trail stretches for more than 3 miles along a former railroad bed from downtown Winter Haven north to Lake Alfred in central Florida. As its name implies, you'll pass numerous lakes...

Lake Jackson Trail

FL - 10.5 miles

The Lake Jackson Trail circles this popular swimming and boating spot in the heart of Sebring. Trail-goers will enjoy waterfront views along the lake's sandy shores and connections to other trails in...

Gertrude's Walk

FL - 0.25 miles

Gertrude’s Walk spans three city blocks in downtown Orlando, providing access to offices and the city’s sports arena not far from its southern end. The trail runs adjacent to an active CSX and Amtrak...

Flatwoods Park Trail

FL - 7 miles

The Flatwoods Park Trail is located within a park of the same name. Flatwoods Park is just one of five parks that make up the Wilderness Park system. These parks include Trout Creek, Dead River,...

Sebring Parkway Trail

FL - 4 miles

The Sebring Parkway Trail follows this major thoroughfare though downtown Sebring. Trail-goers will pass by three popular recreational attractions—Sebring Lake, Dinner Lake and Lake Jackson—as they...

Shingle Creek Regional Trail (FL)

FL - 1.4 miles

After 30 years of planning, the first segment of the Shingle Creek Regional Trail opened in Kissimmee in November 2016. The paved trail spans just over 1 mile, beginning near Steffee Landing, south of...

Auburndale TECO Trail

FL - 6.6 miles

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,...

South Lake and Lake Minneola Scenic Trail

FL - 13 miles

About 20 miles west of Orlando, the South Lake Trail (also known as Lake Minneola Scenic Trail) takes in some of central Florida's most spectacular prospects. Nowhere in this region will you find more...

Little Econ Greenway

FL - 8 miles

The Little Econ Greenway trail is just one section of the Orlando area's many fine trails. features riverside recreation, picnicking, wildlife watching, and canoe trails. It also features a canal...

Cady Way Trail

FL - 6.5 miles

The Cady Way Trail runs from the intersection of Aloma Avenue and Howell Branch Road/Hall Road (just east of Goldenrod Park in Goldenrod) west and south to Colonial Town Center (Fashion Square Mall)...

West Orange Trail

FL - 22 miles

Connecting small communities and suburban neighborhoods, the 22-mile West Orange Trail is one of Florida's most popular rail-trails, thanks to its reputation and proximity to metro Orlando. Fifteen...

Lake Wales Trailway

FL - 2.3 miles

The Lake Wales Trailway is a 2.3 mile, 12-foot wide asphalt path that circles most of Lake Wales. The trail serves both as a recreational and transportation asset, thanks to its proximity to a number...

Gaston Edwards Trail

FL - 0.7 miles

In northern Orlando, the Gaston Edwards Trail provides a pleasant jaunt of nearly a mile along Lake Ivanhoe's eastern shore. (Hence, the trail is also known as the Lake Ivanhoe Trail.) The paved route...

Little Econ Greenway

FL - 8 miles

The Little Econ Greenway trail is just one section of the Orlando area's many fine trails. features riverside recreation, picnicking, wildlife watching, and canoe trails. It also features a canal...

Fort Fraser Trail

FL - 7.75 miles

Note: Per a Florida Department of Transportation press release, "The Fort Fraser Trail will be closed at the Banana Creek Bridge from April through fall 2016 due to construction. The remainder of the...

Hammock Road Trail

FL - 3.7 miles

The Hammock Road Trail parallels its namesake from Highlands Hammock State Park to Lake Jackson, allowing Sebring residents easy access between two of the city's natural treasures. The state park...

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

FL - 29 miles

The James A. Van Fleet State Trail runs 29 miles through some of Florida's most scenic rural landscape. If you are looking to immerse yourself in wetlands and wildlife, it will not disappoint; at...

Accordion

Gaston Edwards Trail

FL - 0.7 miles

In northern Orlando, the Gaston Edwards Trail provides a pleasant jaunt of nearly a mile along Lake Ivanhoe's eastern shore. (Hence, the trail is also known as the Lake Ivanhoe Trail.) The paved route...

West Orange Trail

FL - 22 miles

Connecting small communities and suburban neighborhoods, the 22-mile West Orange Trail is one of Florida's most popular rail-trails, thanks to its reputation and proximity to metro Orlando. Fifteen...

Shingle Creek Regional Trail (FL)

FL - 1.4 miles

After 30 years of planning, the first segment of the Shingle Creek Regional Trail opened in Kissimmee in November 2016. The paved trail spans just over 1 mile, beginning near Steffee Landing, south of...

Gertrude's Walk

FL - 0.25 miles

Gertrude’s Walk spans three city blocks in downtown Orlando, providing access to offices and the city’s sports arena not far from its southern end. The trail runs adjacent to an active CSX and Amtrak...

South Lake and Lake Minneola Scenic Trail

FL - 13 miles

About 20 miles west of Orlando, the South Lake Trail (also known as Lake Minneola Scenic Trail) takes in some of central Florida's most spectacular prospects. Nowhere in this region will you find more...

Lake Wales Trailway

FL - 2.3 miles

The Lake Wales Trailway is a 2.3 mile, 12-foot wide asphalt path that circles most of Lake Wales. The trail serves both as a recreational and transportation asset, thanks to its proximity to a number...

Chain of Lakes Trail

FL - 3.2 miles

The Chain of Lakes Trail stretches for more than 3 miles along a former railroad bed from downtown Winter Haven north to Lake Alfred in central Florida. As its name implies, you'll pass numerous lakes...

Sebring Parkway Trail

FL - 4 miles

The Sebring Parkway Trail follows this major thoroughfare though downtown Sebring. Trail-goers will pass by three popular recreational attractions—Sebring Lake, Dinner Lake and Lake Jackson—as they...

Auburndale TECO Trail

FL - 6.6 miles

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,...

Flatwoods Park Trail

FL - 7 miles

The Flatwoods Park Trail is located within a park of the same name. Flatwoods Park is just one of five parks that make up the Wilderness Park system. These parks include Trout Creek, Dead River,...

Lake Jackson Trail

FL - 10.5 miles

The Lake Jackson Trail circles this popular swimming and boating spot in the heart of Sebring. Trail-goers will enjoy waterfront views along the lake's sandy shores and connections to other trails in...

Orlando Urban Trail

FL - 2.6 miles

Orlando Urban Trail offers a pleasant way for pedestrians and bicyclists to reach a number of recreational and cultural attractions in the city's northern neighborhoods. It winds by several lakes,...

Cady Way Trail

FL - 6.5 miles

The Cady Way Trail runs from the intersection of Aloma Avenue and Howell Branch Road/Hall Road (just east of Goldenrod Park in Goldenrod) west and south to Colonial Town Center (Fashion Square Mall)...

Recent Trail Reviews

Flatwoods Park Trail

easy ride

August, 2017 by bluefox1930

nice easy ride. has a lot of off trails if mtb is ur thing. does cost 2 bucks to park. wildlife was a nice change from seeing cars.

Chain of Lakes Trail

such a good ride

August, 2017 by bluefox1930

the view was far better then what i expected we parked at Cypress Point Park ended up being 11.02 from there but it also connects to other trails as well. its a must

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

Great Rural Trail

July, 2017 by kipsmith57@yahoo.com

This trail delivers. It is remarkable to have a trail go over 10 miles with only 1 road intersection. surface is in above average condition. the trail is shaded most of the day, except midday when I was there. Turtles, hawks and other animals are a bonus.

Accordion

Chain of Lakes Trail

Don't waste your time

July, 2017 by brianleesawyer

Too short. Too ugly. Too bad, it could be better if it connected to something else.

Auburndale TECO Trail

Connects to General James Van Fleet

July, 2017 by brianleesawyer

I rated this as a 4 only because it connects to the Van Fleet trail. It in itself is nothing special but the fact that it connects makes the total length 35 miles. So if you're ready for Straight flat ride of 70 miles that is nice with about 40% shade this is a great ride. Bring lots of water. The trail end has awful water and it's a long way back to the water supply. The trailhead here is also safer than the Van Fleet trailhead in Polk city.

Fort Fraser Trail

My Home Trail

July, 2017 by brianleesawyer

I ride this trail 3-5 times a wk. Starting at the north end: the N trailhead is next to a sheriffs office so it is a little safer. No RR or water there. 1 mile into ride there's acovered bridge. .5 Mi. to spur to a nature preserve (Circle B Bar) The spur is nice for wildlife. One can continue into the reserve with mt bike for terrain. I just ride the .5 spur and then back. After 2.5 miles total there is a trail head (highlands city). RR and water. Across street is Bike shop. The trail goes another 3 mi. to another spur. This one is 2 mi. Then 2 more mi. to Bartow, fl. To trail head Another covered bridge. After bridge is major highway with no easy way to cross and only 100 feet of trail on across hwy. I'd stop at bridge. Good ride. 3.5 stars!

South Lake and Lake Minneola Scenic Trail

scenic and hilly but too many stops

July, 2017 by kipsmith57@yahoo.com

I got a great workout on this trail but the many stop signs, crossing roads and yield signs took away any sense of relaxation, escape and enjoyment.

Auburndale TECO Trail

Enjoyable trail

June, 2017 by jekrae

Flat, slightly scenic, quiet. Rode from Myrtle Park to Vanfleet trailhead and back. About 13 miles round trip. Enjoyable ride.

Flatwoods Park Trail

My Favorite Go To Place

June, 2017 by nick59sf

I have ridden the Flatwoods loop for almost 20 years now and it's just great, getting better maintained and more accessible each year. I have hiked, road biked, trail biked and run this trail and its just a great place to be out with nature and others. I

Flatwoods Park Trail

Good Trail to walk with your dog

April, 2017 by karlota

I had walked this trail several times with my dog. It is paved woodsy, but not too many shade. The times I had been it has been only a few people, so, I do not like that. Also, I think it needs more signs for those like me that can be lost easily. Overall I enjoy this trial! Check it out.

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

Onthemove

April, 2017 by leesburg

Good Trail, flat all the way to Polk city. Miss the flat trails, now live in Germany.

West Orange Trail

Review of WOT

March, 2017 by mikefm58

Great bike trail with a lot of variety. The only problem is going through downtown Winter Garden where the trail goes through the heart of the city on sidewalks. You have to slow way way down to avoid others. If not for this I'd give this the highest rating.

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