Paved Multi-Use Trails
Boca Grande Rail Trail (Gasparilla Island)
Cape Haze Pioneer Trail
John Yarbrough Linear Park Trail (Ft. Myers)
Pine Island Bike Path
Punta Gorda Pathways
Sanibel Island Trails (a Top 10)
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Trails Overview Map... South-West Florida
Here are 6 paved trails in the Western section of South Florida, from Punta Gorda to the trails at Sanibel Island (a Top 10).
Boca Grande Rail Trail at Gasparilla Island - An early Florida rail-trail, it runs the 6 mile length of Gasparilla Island with many access points to the beach. The Village Center features shops and restaurants. To the south, the trail ends at Gasparilla Island State Park and the historic lighthouse. Crossing the causeway to the island requires paying a toll.
Cape Haze Pioneer Trail - One of Florida's first rail-trails, the 8-mile rail trail runs the length of the Cape Haze peninsula from western Port Charlotte to Placida and the Boca Grande Causeway. Five trailheads include restrooms or portalets, and benches are provided along the way.
John Yarbrough Linear Park Trail - At Fort Myers, this is a popular neighborhood trail for both walkers and cyclists. The linear park follows the 10 Mile Canal for 6 miles. we biked from south (6 Mile Cypress Pkwy.) to north.(Colonial Blvd).
Pine Island Bike Path - The 16 mile path runs the length of Pine Island (the largest island in southwest Florida) along Stringfellow Road between St. James City at the south and Bokeelia at the north. Popular with bikers and walkers, the path provides access to businesses, neighborhoods, and parks.
Punta Gorda Pathways - Punta Gorda is doing a good job developing a bicycling infrastructure through its Punta Gorda Pathways program, planned for 18 miles. Shared-use trails and paths will connect neighborhoods, parks and commercial areas throughout the city.
Sanibel Island - a Top 10 Florida bike trail.
Sanibel island has 25 miles of paved paths and trails, plus 4.3 miles at Wildlife Drive through the J.N. "Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge. Visit the lighthouse, beaches, restaurants, and shopping.
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