Legacy Trail, Sarasota

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Traffic-free Legacy Trail winds its way through a landscape that combines forested state parks and suburban green zones, taking cyclists and walkers through varied natural scenery and over three trestle bridges. This paved trail runs for about 16 km (10 mi), following the old route of one of Florida's historic rail corridors. Seven trailheads feature rest stops with free parking areas. From this trail you can also access a nearby state park that offers another 24 km (15 mi) of unpaved off-road tracks. Visit the website for a printable map of this and other trails in the area. By using our Sarasota trip itinerary maker app , you can arrange your visit to Legacy Trail and other attractions in Sarasota.
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  • We bike the trail about 3 times a week. Absolutely love this trail. It is always clean. Restrooms are available every couple of miles. Wide and flat asphalt throughout.  more »
  • I enjoy riding the Legacy Trail. Good scenery and well maintained making the ride so enjoyable. Recently took a friend to the Surrey Ride out of Laurel Park - it was a great way to see the trail and g...  more »
  • Go for a walk, a run, a hike or a bike ride on the Legacy Trail. The trail is well maintained, so you don't worry about tripping or tumbles. Nature is all around you, so one can even meditate as one w...  more »
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