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Legacy Trail, Sarasota
(4.6/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
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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  • This is a reall fantastic bike trail! We go there often because of it great location! It is tranquil and serene! It is like being in the wilderness! It is safe and often usd by bicyclist runners and i...  more »
  • we rode 15 miles and loved every bit of the trail. The trail is easily marked. Hope they can extend it up to downtown Sarasota. 
  • This is a trail that can go as long as you want, or as short as you desire. Lots of little stops along the way. You ride at your own pace, and can pack a lunch if you wish. Very scenic.