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Over 100 Florida Bike Trails...

Safe, Fun, Off-Street Bike Rides

Explore trails (below) by FL Region or by name listed A-Z, plus check out our Top 10 List of Florida's best bike trails.

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Explore Bike Trails by FL Region... or Listed A-Z

Over 100 bike trails in 9 FL Regions, each featuring a Regional Trails Overview Map to help you find nearby trails at a glance.

St. George Island FL FL Panhandle (13 Trails)
Bike along the Gulf, or in a forest. Check out "Capital City to the Sea" system.

Nature Coast Trail, North Florida North Florida (33 Trails)
Biking in "Old Florida." Two Top 10 Rides. Nature Coast Trail crosses Suwannee.

Legacy Trail, West Florida West Florida (36 Trails)
Featuring 3 FL favorites: Pinellas Trail, Legacy Trail, Withlacoochee State Trail

Weset Orange Trail, Central FL Central Florida (30+ Trails)
Greater Orlando, Disney area. Many biking options for both visitors and locals.

East Central Regional Rail Trail, Central FL-East East Florida (12 Trails)
East Central Regional Rail Trail is a key part of the FL Coast-to-Coast.

Sanibel Island, Southwest FL South-West FL (6 Trails)
Fewer trails, fewer people. Popular rides include Sanibel Island, a FL Top 10.

Rickenbacker Trail, Southeast FL South-East FL (20 Trails)
Enjoy many off-street biking options in the Greater Miami, Ft. Lauderdale area.

Shark Valley, Everglades National Park Everglades National Park
Many options in National Park. Shark Valley, a Top 10 trail, bike with alligators.

Overseas Heritage Trail, Florida Keys Biking in the Florida Keys
Best sections of the Overseas Heritage Trail. Bike Old Key West.

> See Trails Listed by Name A-Z  (alphabetically)

Top 10 Florida Bike Trails... listed from North to South

Our Top 10 emphasize safety, comfort, serenity, and some perspectives uniquely Florida.


Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail
Jacksonville-Baldwin Rail Trail
Cool green, mostly rural

Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail
Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail
Scenic Paynes Prairie Overlook

Withlacoochee State Trail
Withlacoochee State Trail
46 miles, recumbent cycles popular here

East Central Regional Rail Trail
(East and Central)
East Central Regional Rail Trail
52.5 miles paved, long straightaways

West Orange

West Orange Trail
Over 22 miles, world class rail-trail


Van Fleet Trail
Van Fleet State Trail, Bike, Hike
Quiet ride through State Forest

Pinellas Trail
Pinellas Trail, Bike, Hike
Trail bridges, St Petersburg, FL

Legacy Trail
Legacy Trail, Bike, Hike
Venice to Sarasota, FL

Sanibel Island
Sanibel Island Trails
Sanibel Island multi-use trails

Shark Valley
Shark Valley Trail, Bike, Hike
Bike with Alligators in National Park


FL Coast-to-Coast Trail... Latest Updates

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Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail... an evolving "Regional Trail System" made up of many individual bike trails and connectors.

Get the latest trail updates here. From Tampa Bay in St. Petersburg, to the Merritt Island National Seashore along the Atlantic Ocean, we track the progress of the 250-mile Coast-to-Coast Trail. We show the completed sections and the remaining Trail gaps on our detailed Google map link. See 100's of in-sequence trail photos. (View C2C trails, maps, photos...)

In addition to the FL Coast-to-Coast, check out other Regional Trail Systems now in the works, adding and connecting existing trails.

FL Eco-biking... Exploring Public Lands

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Florida Eco-biking...  here are some natural Florida "eco-biking" and hiking trails we've explored (there are many more) located on State and Federal public lands.

Florida Parks and Managed Preserves offer a wealth of eco-tourism opportunities, and eco-biking is a great way to appreciate natural Florida. There are many unpaved (and some paved) trails on public lands where eco-tourism can be enjoyed on most wide-tire recreational bicycles. Expressly, eco-biking is not "mountain biking." We seek out the easier unpaved trails with hard-pack surfaces, and try to avoid the physical challenges of deep sand and roots that test avid Florida mountain bikers.

"Multi-use Trails"... A Brief History

As roadways became more crowded and bicycling became more popular, state and local governments across the U.S. began to realize that safe, off-street bike trails were desirable. The first paved rail-trails (built on abandoned railroad corridors) became hugely popular. As time went on, planners realized that these trails were being used for more than just bicycling. In order to sell the concept to the greatest number of people within the community, terms like "multi-use trail" and "recreational trail" began to replace the term "bike trail" at public meetings.

Today, the term "multi-use trail" typically refers to a wide, paved, off-street trail that is ideal for a variety of outdoor recreation activities, to include bicycling, skating, walking, jogging, and other physical fitness activities. Today, multi-use trails have revitalized scores of old downtowns across America. Some are a draw for tourism. Today, some people (like us) plan their vacation travel around visiting as many of these trails as possible. (Check out BikeTripper.net )

Safe, Off-Street Trails for Everyone

No matter your age or condition, studies show that multi-use trails (paved, off-street) are safer places to bike and hike. Florida has some of the longest paved rail-trails in America. Our Top 10 Trails are ideal for all types of cycles, including cruisers, hybrids, road bikes, recumbent bikes and tandems. Other than occasional road crossings, most avoid motor traffic, noise, and fumes. Nearby bike shops and rentals are listed. With more multi-use bike trails in the works, we add and update regularly, so please come back often.

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