Sarasota - Manatee

Trails

This page lists trails for walking, hiking, biking, skating and horseback riding in the Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida area.
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Ackerman Park Trail

This is a small park that sits on Ackerman Lake. The lake has a path around it that is great for walking or jogging. The lake is a great place for bir ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
6481 Interstate Blvd, Sarasota, Florida, 34240
Arlington Park and Aquatic Center Trail

Many individuals and groups use this park and call it their “home away from home.” The park has a 1/2-mile paved trail great for walking or jogging. ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Sarasota
2650 Waldemere St, Sarasota, Florida, 34239
Restrooms: Yes
Atwater Park Walking Path

This 25 acre community park is adjacent to Atwater Elementary School between East Price Boulevard and Atwater Drive. The park provides a five-field ba ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
4475 Skyway Avenue, North Port, FL, 34288
Restrooms: Yes
Bay Street Park Nature Trail

Bay Street park is a 19-acre neighborhood park located in the heart of Osprey. Surrounded by residential communities this park is the perfect place to ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Sarasota
300 Bay St, Osprey, Florida, 34229
Restrooms: Yes
Bayfront Park and Marina Fitness Trail

Bayfront Park is located on the marina near downtown Sarasota. The park has a great fitness trail with picturesque views. The park also boasts a playg ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
U.S. 41 & Gulfstream Ave., Sarasota, FL, 34236
Restrooms: Yes
Blind Pass Beach Mangrove Forest Trail

Blind Pass, also known as Middle Beach, offers Gulf-to-bay access, almost 3,000 feet of beach frontage, and across the road on the bay side, a beautif ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
6725 Manasota Key Road, Englewood, FL
Bradenton Riverwalk

As downtown Bradenton’s showpiece, the Riverwalk is our outdoor gathering place. Overlooking the Manatee River, the Riverwalk is a 1.5-mile park spann ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: West Bradenton
Waterfront Dr, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Buchanan Airport Community Park Trail

Buchan Airport Community Park is located in Englewood, just off State Road 776 adjacent to the Buchan Airport. The paved trail is great for walking or ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
1390 Old Englewood Road, Englewood, Florida, 34223
Restrooms: Yes
Buffalo Creek Park Multi-Purpose Trail

Buffalo Creek Park in Palmetto is part of Manatee County Parks and offers a .75 mile paved multi-purpose trail. The park also has the following ame ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Manatee
7550 69th Street East, Palmetto, FL, 34221
Restrooms: Yes
Bunker Hill Park Walking Trail

Bunker Hill Park has the following amenities: Baseball Field Bike Rack Bleachers Canoe/Kayak Launch Dock Open Play Area Pavilion Picnic Tables ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Manatee
35600 St. Rd. 62, Duette, FL, 34219
Restrooms: Yes
Butler Park Walking Trail

Butler Park is a 42 acre park that includes one lighted, regulation baseball field, two lighted Little League fields, one lighted multipurpose playing ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
6205 West Price Boulevard, North Port, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Carlton Reserve (T. Mabry Carlton Jr. Memorial Reserve) Trails

There are more than eighty miles of hiking trails on the Reserve. The twelve mile Myakka Island Wilderness Trail, connects the Carlton Reserve with My ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
1800 Mabry Carlton Parkway, Venice, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Caspersen Beach Nature Trails

Caspersen Beach is one of the most enjoyable shelling beaches in the area and an excellent spot to find prehistoric sharks’ teeth! There are nature tr ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
4100 Harbor Drive, Venice, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Celery Fields Trails

The location of the site and the large number of diverse bird species make the Celery Fields an ideal location for wildlife watching and passive recre ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
6893 Palmer Blvd., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Circus Hammock Trails

The preserve’s walking trails will lead you under a canopy of oaks, red maple, hackberry, and American elm. Visitors may see woodpeckers, box turt ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
4572 17th St., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: No
Coquina Gulfside Trail

Coquina Gulfside Park is located at the southern end of Anna Maria Island, one mile south of 5th Street N., in the City of Bradenton Beach. This multi ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Barrier Islands
2650 Gulf Drive, Bradenton Beach, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Creekwood Park Multi-Purpose Trail

Creekwood Park is a large park tucked in a residential area and offers the following amenities: Benches Bike Rack Dog Park for Large Dog Park for ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: East Bradenton
7025 44th Avenue East, Bradenton, FL, 34205
Restrooms: Yes
Curry Creek Preserve Primitive Trails

This 80-acre preserve, purchased in 2002 through the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Protection Program, is named after the Curry Family, early pionee ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
1075 Albee Farm Road, Venice, FL
Restrooms: No
Deer Prairie Creek Preserve Trails

This 6,439-acre preserve, located along the wild and scenic Myakka River, was purchased between 2000 and 2004 through a partnership with the Southwest ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
7001 Forbes Trail, Venice, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Duette Preserve Trails

At over 21,000 acres, the Duette Preserve is the largest Preserve in the County system. It is located in the eastern part of the County and contains t ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: North Manatee
2649 Rawls Road, Duette, FL, 34219
Restrooms: Yes
East Bradenton Park Multi- Purpose Trail

East Bradenton Park offers a 1/4-mile multi-purpose trail with exercise stations. The park also has the following amenities: Basketball Courts (light ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: East Bradenton
1119 13th Street East, Bradenton, FL, 34208
Restrooms: Yes
Emerson Point Preserve Trails

Emerson Point has a special location at the mouth of the Manatee River where it meets Lower Tampa Bay. Explore the preserve's unique history and wande ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Manatee
5801 17th Street West, Palmetto, FL, 34221
Restrooms: Yes
Englewood Sports Complex Trails

Englewood Sports Complex is considered one of Sarasota County's premier locations. This property has over 2 miles of paved and/or grass trails. Thi ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
1300 S. River Road, Englewood, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Fruitville Park Trails

This 23-acre neighborhood park features numerous athletic and outdoor recreational opportunities such as soccer and softball fields, tennis courts, a ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
5151 Richardson Road, Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
G.T. Bray Park Multi-Purpose Trail

G.T. Bray Park is Manatee County's recreational hub and the centerpiece of an impressive Parks and Natural Resources Department. The park offers a 1.2 ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: West Bradenton
5502 33rd Avenue Drive West, Bradenton, FL, 34209
Restrooms: Yes
Gillespie Park Trail

Gillespie Park is located in one of the area's oldest neighborhood's that has been revived. The park includes a playground, basketball court, tennis c ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
Gillespie Ave. & Osprey Ave., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Greenbrook Adventure Park Trails

Experience the adventure; an inline skating track, ball fields, even a paw park and access to miles of pristine trails to jog or hike. For those quiet ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Lakewood Ranch
13400 Adventure Place, Lakewood Ranch, FL, 34202
Restrooms: Yes
Heron's Nest Nature Park Trails

This is a tranquil natural park set on 110 acres. Two lakes, Heron and Summerfield, are 12 and 27 acres. Fishing and boating are encouraged. Soft mulc ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Lakewood Ranch
Lake Heron, Lakewood Ranch, FL
Hidden Lake Park Trail

Hidden Lake Park is a nice nature park with lake, picnic tables, and walking trail.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Manatee
12th Street between 17th and 20th Avenue, Palmetto, FL, 34221
Restrooms: No
Indian Mound Park Trails

Indian Mound provides a rare opportunity to visit a significant Indian Mound site. The contoured landscape is a direct result of Indian habitation. ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
210 Winson Ave., Englewood, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Jelks Preserve Trails

This 614-acre preserve was purchased in 1999 through the 1% county sales tax and a very generous contribution from the Jelks Family Foundation, for wh ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
2300 N. River Road, Venice, FL
Restrooms: Yes
John Nolen Park Trails

John Nolen Park offers an ADA playground and picnic tables as well as trails leading to signs describing the city's rich history (A VABI project).

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
425 Palmetto Court, Venice, FL
Restrooms: No
John Ringling Causeway Bridge

The John Ringling Causeway Bridge which spans across Sarasota Bay and connects Downtown Sarasota to Bird Key, St. Armands Circle, and Lido Key, offers ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
John Ringling Causeway, Sarasota, FL, 34236
Restrooms: Yes
Ken Thompson Park Trails

Ken Thompson Park is a waterfront park providing many recreational opportunities, including boardwalks through mangroves and tidal marsh restoration a ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Barrier Islands
1700 Ken Thompson Parkway, Lido Key, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Laurel Park Trails

Laurel Park / Sandra Sims Terry Community Center is a multi-purpose facility that offers a variety of recreational programs, events and amenities for ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Sarasota
509 Collins Road, Laurel, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Legacy Trail

The Legacy Trail is the regional backbone of a recreational and nature based trail system connecting communities across Sarasota County and stretching ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Sarasota
Multiple Locations, Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lemon Bay Park and Environmental Center Trails

Lemon Bay Park is a 210-acre nature-based park located in Englewood with 1.7 miles of shoreline on the beautiful Lemon Bay Aquatic Preserve. Enjoy ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
570 Bay Park Blvd., Englewood, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lime Lake Park Trails

This beautiful three-acre neighborhood park is located at the end of Lime Avenue in Sarasota. Exercise by walking the wide concrete trail that cir ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
2020 N. Lime Ave., Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Lincoln Park Multi-Purpose Trail

Lincoln Park offers a 1/2-mile multi-purpose trail as well as the following amenities: Basketball Courts (lighted) Benches Bleachers Football Fiel ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Manatee
501 17th Street East, Palmetto, FL, 34221
Restrooms: Yes
Locklear Park Trails

Locklear Park, is a neighborhood park northeast of Tuttle Avenue, that is shaded with oak trees and surrounded by two lakes. The park is within walkin ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
821 Lockwood Ridge Road, Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Manasota Beach Walking Trail

Manasota Beach is located at the west end of Manasota Beach Road, between the Gulf and the Intracoastal Waterway. This is an ideal site to spend leisu ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
8570 Manasota Key Road, Manasota Key, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Manasota Scrub Preserve Trails

This 154+ acre preserve was purchased through the county’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands Protection Program. Florida Communities Trust, a state prog ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
2695 Bridge St, Englewood, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Maxine Barritt Park Trails

This parks offers beautiful sunset views of the gulf. A reservable, large pavilion, is often used for special events, weddings and private parties. ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Venice/Nokomis
1800 Harbor Drive South, Venice, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Moody Branch Preserve Trails

Moody Branch, a 960 acre site, was purchased by Manatee County in 2004 in a cooperative effort with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commiss ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: North Manatee
13805 Taylor Grade Rd, Duette, FL, 34219
Restrooms: No
Myakka Community Park Multi-Purpose Trail

Myakka Community Park offers a 1/2-mile multi-purpose trail and has the following amenities: Benches Bleachers Community Center Historic Building ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Myakka
10060 Wauchula Road, Myakka City, FL, 34251
Restrooms: Yes
Myakka River State Park- Nature Trail and Canopy Walkway

One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state's most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wi ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Myakka
13208 State Road 72 (Clark Road), Sarasota, FL, 34241
Restrooms: Yes
Myakka State Forest Trails

Myakka State Forest offers trails for bicycling, hiking, and equestrian use. Bicycling is allowed on all trails and roads. Florida law requires bic ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
2000 South River Road, Englewood, FL, 34223
Restrooms: Yes
Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park Trails

Myakkahatchee Creek Environmental Park is a natural area park where visitors can enjoy an Old Florida nature experience. Winding rustic paths, footbri ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding, Walking
Area: North Port/Englewood
6968 Reistertown Road, North Port, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Nathan Benderson Park Trail

Nathan Benderson Park is a unique recreational venue which provides the public access to several lakes for non-motorized boating, fishing, bird-watchi ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Sarasota
5851 Nathan Benderson Circle, Sarasota, FL
Restrooms: Yes
Neal Preserve Trails

Neal Preserve’s 120 acres include both coastal habitats, such as mangrove forests and salt terns, as well as pockets of oak hammock uplands. Acquired ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: West Bradenton
12301 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL, 34209
Restrooms: No