Lutz, FL Birding Trails and Maps

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Auburndale TECO Trail

6.6 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Bayshore Trail

0.9 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Bayway Trail

3.7 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Chain of Lakes Trail

4.2 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Clearwater Memorial Causeway Trail

3.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Coastal Anclote Trail

4.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Courtney Campbell Trail

10.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Druid Road Trail

3.9 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Duke Energy Trail

4.1 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Flatwoods Park Trail

7 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Fort Desoto Island Park Trail

6.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Fort Fraser Trail

7.75 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail

50.1 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Good Neighbor Trail

10.3 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Hardy Trail

0.9 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Marine Parkway Multi-Use Path

0.4 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

North Bay Trail

6.3 mi
State: FL
Concrete

Old Fort King Trail

6.7 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Dirt, Grass

Oldsmar Trail

11 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone
Accordion

Ream Wilson Clearwater Trail

4.4 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Concrete

Skyway Bridge Trail

3.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Skyway Trail

4.6 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Boardwalk

Starkey Gap Trail

2.4 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Starkey Wilderness Park Paved Trail

5.8 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Suncoast Trail

42 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Tangerine Greenway

0.4 mi
State: FL
Concrete

Upper Tampa Bay Trail

16.5 mi
State: FL
Asphalt

Withlacoochee State Trail

46 mi
State: FL
Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete
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
Although short, the Bayshore Trail provides an important connection between two popular trails on Florida's west coast: the Courtney Campbell Trail and the Ream Wilson Trail. The paved north-south...
FL 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Bayway Trail is a 3.7-mile non-motorized trail between St. Petersburg and St. Pete Beach, Florida. The trail begins its westward journey near the St. Petersburg southwest wastewater treatment...
FL 3.7 mi Asphalt
The Chain of Lakes Trail stretches for more than 3 miles along a former railroad bed from downtown Winter Haven to north of Lake Alfred in central Florida. As its name implies, you'll pass numerous...
FL 4.2 mi Asphalt
This trail connects the Pinellas Trail in Clearwater to Clearwater Beach across the Memorial Causeway. It is a wide trail, separated from traffic as it slopes up Memorial Causeway Bridge. The trail...
FL 3.5 mi Asphalt
The Coastal Aneclote Trail is a multi-use path is southeast Pasco County. The 4.5-mile trail  provides safe bike-ped connections between the Pinellas Trail (via the developing Elfers Spur Trail) and...
FL 4.5 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
The Courtney Campbell Trail provides pedestrian and bicycle access along the southern side of the Courtney Campbell Causeway, linking two communities, Tampa and Clearwater, and two counties,...
FL 10.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
On its own, the Druid Road Trail is pretty respectable recreation trail. It’s nearly four miles long, paved all the way and is accessible to the many residents of Clearwater whose neighborhoods border...
FL 3.9 mi Asphalt
Pinellas County has embarked on the impressive task of creating a 75-mile chain of trails, to be known as the Pinellas Trail Loop. When complete, Duke Energy Trail will be a 22.5 mile link in that...
FL 4.1 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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
The Fort Desoto Island Park Trail is a paved path running the entirety of the offshore key. Lying southwest to St. Petersburg, visitors will notice military remnants and have access to two piers,...
FL 6.5 mi Asphalt, Concrete
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
One of Florida's most popular and unique urban pathways, the Pinellas Trail stretches from St. Petersburg north to Tarpon Springs, and on to the Pasco County line with the opening of a 5-mile section...
FL 50.1 mi Asphalt
The General 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;...
FL 29 mi Asphalt
The Good Neighbor Trail runs for just over 10 miles from Brooksville to the Withlacoochee State Forest in western Florida, following the route of the former Florida Southern Railroad Line. The...
FL 10.3 mi Asphalt
The Hardy Trail is a mile long walk or ride in the heart of Dade City. The trail sits on a converted railbed, and travels south from Church Avenue. Residents love using the trail to run or jog or walk...
FL 0.9 mi Asphalt
The Marine Parkway Multi-use Path was constructed as part of a wider trail networking improvement effort in the city of New Port Richey. The ultimate vision is to have a continuous bike-ped connection...
FL 0.4 mi Asphalt
The North Bay Trail begins in downtown St. Petersburg with an easy connection to the scenic 42-mile Pinellas Trail at Bay Shore Drive SE. From there, the trail heads north along Tampa Bay, offering...
FL 6.3 mi Concrete
The Old Fort King Trail is a 6.7-mile mixed-surface trail in west Central Florida. The trail consists of two parts: starting from John B. Sargeant Park, a 2.2 mile paved portion heads north, along the...
FL 6.7 mi Asphalt, Dirt, Grass
The Oldsmar Trail extends over 10 miles, and links to 10 major parks in Oldsmar, Florida. R.E. Olds Park lies at the center of the system, which is roughly shaped like an upside down T. One...
FL 11 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete, Crushed Stone
Accordion
The Ream Wilson Clearwater Trail will one day stretch across Florida from Tampa Bay to the Gulf of Mexico. Four miles on its eastern end are now complete and run through Safety Harbor. It will one day...
FL 4.4 mi Asphalt, Concrete
Panoramic views of Tampa Bay: That’s it, that’s the pitch for this recreational path at the southern tip of St. Petersburg. For uninterrupted views of the bay accessible by bike, this trail is hard to...
FL 3.5 mi Asphalt
If you are looking for a picturesque stroll or a tranquil ride through nature close to an urban setting, then consider St. Petersburg’s Skyway Trail. The trail showcases the best of Clam Bayou’s...
FL 4.6 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk
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
This is a broad paved trail traveling within the Duke Energy powerline corridor, stretching 2.4 miles from the SR 54 to the Pasco/ Pinellas County line. This stretch of trail is actually strategically...
FL 2.4 mi Asphalt
The paved trail in Jay B. Starkey Wilderness Park stretches across the preserve for about 6 miles. Well-spaced shelters along the trail offer pleasant places to rest in the shade; many are even...
FL 5.8 mi Asphalt
Opened in 2001, the Suncoast Trail is part of Florida's Statewide Greenways and Trails System. The trail parallels the Suncoast Parkway, beginning in northern Hillsborough County, and heads north...
FL 42 mi Asphalt
The Tangerine Greenway follows a former trolley line that once ran between St. Petersburg and Gulfport on Florida's west coast. The paved pathway begins at Gulfport's Tomlinson Park and heads east in...
FL 0.4 mi Concrete
The Town-n-Country Greenway is part of Tampa's network of trails and non-motorized greenways. You can access the paved trail from a parking lot on Webb Road, just south of Woodbridge Boulevard and on...
FL 3 mi Asphalt
Widely regarded as Tampa Bay's best urban trail, the Upper Tampa Bay Trail provides a scenic escape from its congested surroundings. The original section winds through suburban Citrus Park on an...
FL 16.5 mi Asphalt
The 46-mile Withlacoochee State Trail is a must-do pure Florida experience for any trail enthusiast. Situated between Orlando and Tampa, it hosts a steady stream of visitors and locals on its paved...
FL 46 mi Asphalt, Boardwalk, Concrete

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Recent Trail Reviews

Skyway Trail

Great Vistas

April, 2021 by jwlald_tl

If you start at the southern end near the I-275 rest stop, you can combine this with the Pinellas Trail for a 20+ mile out-back ride to downtown St. Petersburg. Beautiful vistas of bay, Skyway Bridge and downtown St. Petersburg. City needs to improve the signage at key intersections, especially at the intersection of Skyway and Bayway trails.

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

Decent trail with lots of space to let it unwind

March, 2021 by timmyb1957

Went here for the first time in March of 2021. I can only talk about the first 12.5 miles going north from the Polk City trailhead.

Overall, the trail itself is in decent shape. It is a bit bumpy from tree roots (only occasionally) and also has some big dips where the ground has settled under the trail. Most of this is in the first few miles.

The trail was relatively well-maintained. No real issues as far as big potholes or trees encroaching.

The first crossing is about 3 miles in and it is a very desolate road, so you can ride for a good ways without stop-and-go. The second one in at about 5 miles needs your full attention. A very fast moving, busy two-lane highway with no flashers to alert motorists that you are crossing.

There are no restrooms at the trailhead, so if you need one before your ride, you're better off to stop at the convenience store before you get there.

Overall, we'd go back but we'll go to the next trailhead up so we can see a different part of the trail.

South Lake and Lake Minneola Scenic Trail

outstanding best in central Florida

March, 2021 by liongolf

We road the Clermont to Winter Garden part of the trail. It is one of the most scenic and nicest trails we road in central Florida. Highly recommend it. Start in Clermont, have lunch at the brewery building on the west of Winter Garden and return to Clermont. About 13 miles one way.

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Clearwater Memorial Causeway Trail

Went rollerblading during the sunrise one day of my vacation and was definitely a highlight!

March, 2021 by jkenow

Went rollerblading during the sunrise one day of my vacation and was definitely a highlight!

General James A. Van Fleet State Trail

Straight as an Arrow

March, 2021 by bretthburkey

This trail is ideal for race training. If you’re looking to put your head down and pound it for 3-4 hours, then this is your place. If you’re looking for some hills and turns, or if you want sights there are better choices. This is very remote with no water options. Bring your own. We’ll go again but I like the Withalacoochee and Marjorie Carr Trails more.

Courtney Campbell Trail

Wonderful views the whole trail

March, 2021 by sandymo

Don’t miss this one. The views are amazing of the water and birds. It can be windy but you’ll fly going the opposite way. We rode from Clearwater Beach and used connecting trails to ride this one. Even if you just ride end to end and back, it’ll be a great ride. The little rises and not steep at all so don’t be worried at all.

Ream Wilson Clearwater Trail

A piece of the puzzle

March, 2021 by sandymo

Used this trail on our ride from Clearwater Beach to Tampa and back. It’s so great several trails are connected to make such a great route. Highly recommend.

Druid Road Trail

Great connecting trail

March, 2021 by sandymo

Road from Clearwater Beach to Tampa and back today. This trail is a key piece. Everything was well signed and clear. That made for an enjoyable ride. There are some busy at grade crossing but the crossings at easy with push buttons and crosswalks.

Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail

Clearwater Beach to St Pete & return

March, 2021 by sandymo

Another great ride on the Pinellas Trail. I love that the detours are well marked. I also like the signs over the trail with the town names. If you make it to St Pete, don’t miss Dr BBQ. It’ll make the trip even better. There are several overpasses this direction so be prepared for a little shifting of gears. ¿ However, they are very short and you get the downhill, although the traffic engineers took the fun out with all the speed bumps.

Clearwater Memorial Causeway Trail

Great Trail to access Pinellas Trail

March, 2021 by sandymo

We loved staying in Clearwater Beach and using this trail to access the Pinellas Trail riding North one day and south the next. It’s pretty well signed if you watch closely. The only negative on the trail was that someone had cut the air hose on the air/tool station at the bottom of the bridge. Hopefully, it’s monitored and will get fixed soon. Great views from the top of the bridge!

Withlacoochee State Trail

Great trail!

March, 2021 by cathyham

Nicely maintained, smooth trail through the wilderness area. We started out on the Good neighbor trail and the road north from there on Withlacoochee. Did 35 miles RT Total. Lots of shade and some nice benches or picnic tables. Yes, plan on drinking your own water, so pack accordingly.

Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail

Clearwater Beach to Pinellas north end &return

February, 2021 by sandymo

Great ride today over the Causeway to the Pinellas Trail. Then took it north probably pretty close to the end, north Tarpon Springs. The detour scheduled to be open March 1 probably won’t open as it wasn’t near completion today but the ride around is easy and well signed. Came back on the trail and rode out to Honeymoon Island as well. The trail wasn’t super crowded. This a great trail and there are many great eateries along the way. Highly recommend Ed.

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