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Address: 257 North Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
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Excellent walking / biking / jogging trail

I am old so I walk. I don't jog anymore. When I am on the road I look for places to exercise and see local sights. (don't like boring treadmill if I can avoid it). I discovered... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2015
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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188 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I am old so I walk. I don't jog anymore. When I am on the road I look for places to exercise and see local sights. (don't like boring treadmill if I can avoid it). I discovered this trail and its sister trail the Legacy while here in Venice. I walked the 3.9 mile portion on the East side of... More 

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Venice,FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Beautiful views, good way to get some exercise and enjoy the sunshine. See the wildlife, dolphin, manatee, birds

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I enjoy biking, running or rollerblading on this lovely waterway park. I see birds, trees and lovely water while I am exercising all at the same time. What a joy this place is for many people!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

On our yearly visits to Venice, we always take a day to ride bikes along the waterway. The concrete paths are wide and flat which make for an easy ride for all. We start out at a bike rental shop in north Venice that backs up to the bike path. We go under the Circus Bridge and ride all the... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Excellent recreational paved pathway running from the Venice Train Depot to the beach . Scenic pathways bracket the intracoastal with plenty of boat traffic and people-watching opportunities. Saw gopher tortoises in both of our recent visits. Do not miss this fabulous spot.

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Riverview, FL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We parked at the old train depot and headed south to the Circus bridge where we crossed the canal and continued south to Caspersen Beach. On the return, we followed the path along the west side of the waterway to the north end and returned back across the Circus Bridge and to the car. There is very little shade along... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

My wife and I are accustomed to walking 4 miles daily and were surprised to discover the Waterway Park. We visited it almost every day and got to walk as far as we wanted. What a view! There are plenty of benches to satisfy those that need to take time out and the walkway is wide enough to handle walkers,... More 

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St. Catharines, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This wide concrete pathway along both sides of the Inland Coastal Waterway is absolutely the best walking/biking facility along the Gulf coast! The scenery is terrific, the conditions are smooth and safe and it connects with other major destinations/attractions such as Shamrock Park on the south east end (and from there cyclists can follow the painted fish to Manasota Key),... More 

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Arundel, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Beautiful area with well marked trails. Very nice for walking and biking. Trail is measured. Watch for the little animal prints in concrete at the beginning of the trail.

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Nice addition to the south which connects directly to the Legacy Trail. The path is very easy to manage and you actually go under two of the bridges that connect the island to the main land. Great day of exercise after eating all that turkey! Get out and get some sunshine!

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Address: 257 North Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice

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