Legacy Trail, Sarasota

4.7
#2 of 16 in Trails in Southwest Gulf Coast
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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  • With all the building going on in Sarasota, this is a must walk or bike ride. Lots of green areas, wildlife, peace and quiet.  more »
  • Legacy Trail is a 12.5-mile multi-use recreational trail that stretches from Sarasota to Venice in Sarasota County, Florida. The trail is part of the former Seminole Gulf Railway corridor. The land wa...  more »

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