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Address: Polk City, FL
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29.2 miles of wide, flat, paved bicycle trail.

My brother told me to bring a bike on this visit and he would take me to a bike trail near his house. Not knowing what to expect I brought the mountain bike. Wrong one I thought... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ray N
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My brother told me to bring a bike on this visit and he would take me to a bike trail near his house. Not knowing what to expect I brought the mountain bike. Wrong one I thought when I saw it, this is road biker’s dream, as evidenced by the packs of road bikes running up and down it. The... More 

Thank Ray N
Picton, Canada
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a great place to bike. It is a thirty mile trail through the countryside. Very peaceful. No hills and very few places where you have to slow and check for traffic. At The Bridges which is twelve miles up the trail you can look over and see alligators under the bridge. Highly recommend this trail. We loved it. Several... More 

Thank Rgillis39
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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Reviewed 12 March 2017

I was down in Florida for vacation and I read the great reviews. I'm glad I went to check it out. Fantastic rail-to-trail! I started in Polk City and went up to mile marker 24.5. and turned around for a 49 mile trip. I made several stops to observe the wildlife. I saw countless squirrels, 20+ gopher tortoises, 5 alligators,... More 

Thank Montgomery19
Hope Valley, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We started out from the Polk City end of the trail. Plenty of parking. The trail is pretty flat making an enjoyable ride, run or roller blading. Along the trail we came across a Bike RX station, a wooden platform off the ground for stretching, several places to stop and sit. There was a small screened in "porch" with bench... More 

Thank Joanne B
New Jersey
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is an exciting and interesting place to visit in Florida. We saw alligator, deer, otter, heron, cows and endangered gopher tortoise. It is an easy ride with some shade and pretty flowers in bloom. There are no lines of people! Instead of waiting in line at Disney, rent or bring bikes here and the ride will last as long... More 

Thank travelingrm
Davenport, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We ride our bikes almost every weekend and love this trail. Well maintained and sometimes great wildlife viewing. Always get to see some cows :)

Thank jckal
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284 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Took our bikes to the trailhead in Polk City and rode four miles one way, returned to the picnic shelter for our lunch and rode three miles the other way. The trail is well-maintained, rather flat, and mostly shaded. Saw a few people walking dogs and passed a few other bikers. The trail is actually 29 miles long with four... More 

Thank hoosierhiker
Orlando, Florida
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Reviewed 2 January 2017

I love biking but since moving to Central Florida its hard to find safe places to ride. I finally made it to the trail head and put in 20+ miles today. This place is great. the trail is very well maintained, there are bathrooms every 5 or so miles, places to stop and rest, stretching areas and lot of people.... More 

Thank Keith S
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting family in Polk City for 25 years and for the first time had an opportunity to check out this trail by bicycle. I started at the Polk City trailhead and did an out-and-back to mile marker 6.5 (13 miles round trip). I enjoyed it tremendously. Flat and straight and scenic. Surface is smooth and very rideable. The... More 

Thank ilpiccs
Lakeland, Florida, United States
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Reviewed 15 November 2016

My wife and I took the bikes out of the trail and loved the peace and quiet. This is a very long trail that spans at least two counties. You can really take a long ride if you want to. There is a lot of shade from the overhanging trees. Definitely worth checking it out. Happy trails

Thank Rick M

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