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I live 5 min from this trail and my family and I have gone bike riding and running on it. I just picked up roller blading as a way to change up my fitness. If your into biking and running this is the trail for you but if you like rollerblading I would recommend another trail. I parked in the fitness parking lot and skipped going over the bridge. I would rank the road here about 6/10 lots of cracks in the road and the pavement is uneven in most places I would assume because of tree roots but it’s still good for rollerblading. I made a right at the crossroads to head toward the dump. This part of the trail is terrible. Very rough for rollerblading.
Really nice bike trail, polite people on the trail, and not too crowded today. The amenities were very nice to have for quick pull over breaks.
FFYI - was there on the weekend. The start of the trail on W Cypress St is closed, suggest you park in Courtney Campbell parking sites to walk the later part of the trail
Completed the largo to Clearwater section and detoured to the beach for lunch. We drove from Bradenton and parked at Scott Taylor park -It had bathrooms and connects to the trail. Will definitely do this again but wanted to share how to get there because I looked for others that might have detoured to the beach for lunch and didn't see exactly how to do it. Follow the trail from Largo to Clearwater and take a left at turner street. You will see the sign that says "to beach" follow that! ( we didn't do that and ended up riding with traffic) It has a paved sidewalk with a yellow strip on the side with signs to show you the way. You also mostly stay off the road this way. Also--this will keep you away from traffic on this side that goes over the Clearwater bridge. When you get to just before the roundabout- use the crosswalk to walk over to the right side of the road and take the roundabout north. We wanted to have lunch right on the beach at frenchys Rockaway grill. You are on the sand with umbrellas! It was magical. Turns out there are several frenchys restaurants - so go for the "rockaway grill". There was also the Palm Pavillion restaurant but it has a patio and you aren't directly on the sand. This was a decent ride and the only hard part was the hill up the bridge- we walked some of it. Not that bad but we were out of shape. We originally were thinking we biked about 7 miles round trip. Turns out it was 13 total. We were shocked because it didn't feel that long. The ride is close to one hour each way. Not including lunch- which we spent about 1.5 hours! We didn't want to leave it was so perfect. I hope this helps someone who was like me looking for help to plan a a detour to the beach. Definitely doing this again! bridge.
I used live in TotW and loved being so close to ReamWilson. Moved to Spring Hill 3 years ago and riding trails are far a few between
A pleasant ride. We were there New Years Eve. It may be because of the holiday but there are many golf carts with under age drivers. Only one cart announced their presence when passing. I recommend it but you better keep your eye on your mirror. South Beach is a good restaurant for lunch. .
My wife and I drove in from Orlando to give this trail a try since it had such high reviews. It was straight and flat so I thought it would be quite boring but actually enjoyed it quite a bit as the it was so beautiful and well maintained the entire way. We were particularly delighted to see how seamlessly this trail connected with the Venetian Waterway Park trail which added another 9 miles to our ride. So beginning at the far north parking lot for the Legacy Trail we rode south to the historic Venice Train Station where it then connects to the Venetian Waterway Park. Once we arrived bock to our car it was a 29 mile round trip. We loved it!
This is a very unique ride as it is so urban. You pass numerous buildings including offices, warehouses, apartments, single family homes, small businesses, etc. There are also several bicycle bridges that cross roads so you don't need to stop for traffic. They were quite cool and a great leg workout riding up so many of them. The other great feature of this trail is its length... it is nearly 50 miles long so for those who love long rides you have plenty of trail to explore.
Since this trail had such high reviews my wife and I drove over from Orlando to give it a try. The first 5 miles or so were nice but then, after crossing Ehrilch Rd (heading north), it got a bit "sketchy" as the trail passed through some less than desirable neighborhoods. The entire trail was well maintained but this last section was not very appealing from an aesthetic point of view and my wife told me that she would not feel safe if I were not with her.
Did 11 miles great experience love this park.
Yes it's short but I loved this trail. I also rode the neighborhood to see all the houses on the island. Public beach on end is also nice. Cute downtown let's you know you are on vacation
We loved that we were by the waterway the whole time. We opted to start at the Historic Train Depot and then cross over the S. Tamiami Trail drawbridge to go on the West side of the trail so we could cut over to Caspersen Beach at the end of the trail. Nice 8.5 miles down and back. We did it on longboards. Were we prefer smooth asphalt trails or at least longer sections of concrete before each crack... this was not a deal breaker and will be a do again. (Explanation: The sidewalk had small sections of concrete, separated by cracks vs larger sections of concrete before the crack. The cracks were slightly larger than other trails we've been on so it made for a little bumpier ride - again we are on longboards, bikes probably would not feel the difference.)
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