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Legacy Trail, Sarasota

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Biking Trail Nature / Park
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. To visit Legacy Trail on your trip to Sarasota, use our Sarasota vacation trip planner.
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  • on the former tracks of the RailRoad, it is straight, it is an excellent way to exercise your bike, is special to see No, it's just kind of there for biking, no more no less.  more »
  • we already did the full legacy trail several times, and it is always a pleasure. The trail is clean, well maintained. you can stop at Oscar Scherrer park to swim, go further until Venice beach. We can...  more »
  • Nice safe place to go on a bike ride with friends, family or your kids (as long as they're old enough to stay on their side and not block the path. You can ride from Sarasota to Venice. They're are be...  more »