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Address: Hwy 60, Bartow, FL

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A wonderful little bike/ walk/ jogging trail

I just ran this trail for the first time a last month, and I am glad my friends suggested it. It has multiple trailheads and ample parking, and is very convenient to get to. It... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2016
Joy A
Winter Haven, Florida
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65 reviews
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Reviewed 15 August 2016

The Trail Head South Starts In Bartow With Plenty Of Parking Under The Shade (Turn Off Hwy 60 On Wilson Ave Behind Good Year and Tractor Supply). Mostly A Straight Trail North To Lakeland But Crosses Streams and Have Benches Along The Way. Good Place To Get Away and Unwind. Yes It Is An Old Rail Bed That Runs Beside... More 

Thank FloridaTyson7
Winter Haven, Florida
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Reviewed 14 January 2016

I just ran this trail for the first time a last month, and I am glad my friends suggested it. It has multiple trailheads and ample parking, and is very convenient to get to. It is almost 8 miles long, and you can do as much or as little as you want and there are water fountains and restrooms located... More 

Thank Joy A
Bartow, Florida
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Reviewed 26 June 2015

I used to run 20 miles plus a week on the trail. There were shady areas and areas in full sun. Since the construction on 98 there is far less shade. Juvenile trees have been planted in place of the trees that provided meaningful shade. It is super hot on the trail now and I have began running at Circle... More 

Thank Bill L
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

If u want to use an old rail bed next to a 6 lane noisy highway this is the place for you. The trail goes from lakeland to Bartow. There is plenty of parking. Don't forget to lock your car.

1 Thank Matt4321
Lakeland, Florida
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Reviewed 16 April 2014

This trail follows what looks like an abandoned railroad right of way. The trail is paved in macadam and well maintained. It parallels US Route 98 to the east side of the highway. A good place for a bike ride!

Thank Charles L
Lakeland, Fla.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Feel safe riding your bike or walking, trail runs from Lakeland to Bartow and is really nice and not secluded.

Bartow, Florida
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Reviewed 29 July 2013

I don't go often but enjoy the trail for walking the dog. You will see many different modes of transportation from feet to recumbent and regular bikes. Some shade, used to be more before FDOT tore down trees during the US 98 widening project. There has been some replanting.

Thank Richard L
Winter Haven
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Reviewed 9 May 2013

Great for biking or jogging. Nice paved path too. Take water with you. If you are walking, comfortable shoes.

Thank Rhondalovestotravel
Davenport, Florida
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Well for what we wanted for the day it was a bust! We have 2 dogs and a 5 year old. It had restrooms and a picnic area for sandwiches but no grill. It did have nice paved sidewalks but no way of getting out of the heat! 89 degrees! It was just too hot to be on the trail!... More 

Thank Jennifer B
Bartow, Florida
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Reviewed 13 February 2013

Well done trial with restrooms and shelters. Kind of boring after awhile. Unfortunately, the road expansion will have multi-lane traffic running beside it with NO BUFFER! Breath deep those exhaust fumes.

Thank Wes O

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