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Legacy Trail, Sarasota

Categories: Biking Trails, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
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 old railroad track was transformed to a well kept and interesting bike path.Easy ride for all levels 
  • My morning ritual of biking 20 miles. Very safe and quiet, being off the road. No hills, so easy biking. Go as far as you want. 
  • The Legacy Trail is a 10.8-mile paved trail in Sarasota County, Florida, that runs between Sarasota near Palmer Ranch and Venice. It opened in 2008 along the area's historic railroad corridor. Bike Fl...  read more »
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