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Friendship Trail

13000 Gandy Blvd N, ; 5200 W. Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33702-1552
+1 727-549-6099
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No longer open across the bridge

This trail has been closed due to the expense needed for repairs and upkeep. You can still fish on... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2012
GladtoGoRose
,
Clearwater, Florida
Sad its closed...

It's closed... One of the best spots in Tampa Bay. What a waste. I don't see why it needed to be... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2012
PJAmmann
,
St. Petersburg, Florida
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good0%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible42%
6 Nov 2012
“No longer open across the bridge”
27 Apr 2012
“Sad its closed...”
LOCATION
13000 Gandy Blvd N, ; 5200 W. Gandy Blvd., St. Petersburg, FL 33702-1552
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+1 727-549-6099
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Reviewed 7 November 2012

This trail has been closed due to the expense needed for repairs and upkeep. You can still fish on the entrance to this trail

4  Thank GladtoGoRose
Reviewed 28 April 2012 via mobile

It's closed... One of the best spots in Tampa Bay. What a waste. I don't see why it needed to be closed, but it is...

3  Thank PJAmmann
Reviewed 1 January 2012

This is the original part of the Gandy Bridge from the 1920's. It's falling apart from the salt water corrosion. It's a shame that this great trail is closed and waiting for funds to tear it down which is less expensive than repairs.

Thank chef2235
Reviewed 21 December 2010

I didn't know the Friendship Trail was out, and I had to bike across on the Gandy to get from Tampa to St. Petersberg. Even though the shoulder is wide, it's still completely terrifying to go over the bridge with highway traffic whizzing by and...More

2  Thank Qin2
Reviewed 4 May 2009

The Title of my review is how I feel about this closure. I just found out about this yesterday 5/3/09. I live in Portland, Oregon now and somehow over the net I found a story about this closure. When I lived in Tampa I was...More

5  Thank JimHOregon
Reviewed 17 January 2009

I rode my bike and or walked over this 2.6 mile bridge, at least once a week. It's the only safe way to get across the bay as a pedestrian. 60,000 people biked, bladed, walked, wheelchaired, and fished from it every month, 2,000 a day...More

3  Thank catmanwagner
Reviewed 2 December 2008

The trail has recently closed indefinately due to structural problems and there are a lot of upset bikers. They are not sure if it will be repaired and reopened but I wouldn't bank on it. There is a small portion still open to foot traffic...More

1  Thank EclecticNature
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