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We parked at the Polk City trailhead and rode north about 22 miles. It was really a wonderful biking experience. The trail surface is very smooth, and the trail is tree-lined and beautiful. There are restrooms about every 10 miles. Be sure to take food...More
We got on at Mabel station. Parking tip there are two entrances off of Sr 50. Use the more western entrance. The other one has pot holes the size of a Volkswagen Beetle. We rode 20 miles total. Yes it is straight but also very...More
Flat, safe, cannot get lost but you are in middle of the Green Swamp and all the wildlife that contains, especially Alligators.
Really peaceful and beautiful.
But very hot so take water, sun screen, hats etc
great Park Ranger and volunteers keep this trail beautiful and clean. I've ridden the whole thing, and have loved every minute of it. Lots of wildlife in the morning and dusk. I've seen deer, turkey, hawks, otters, alligators, bunny's and more.
We walked for 3 miles from the start of the trail and then made our way back. There is a block of toilets not far from the start but then we didn’t see any others. It’s a long flat, straight trail with not much to...More
We spent 10 days in Orlando on vacation and wanted to bike every day so we made a special trip out to this this trail on October 6th. We started in Auburndale as that was the start of the trail on the south end. Unfortunately,...More
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I should have added that the full, complete name of the trail is the General James A. Van Fleet State Trail. Knowing this will help you search for it online and read the information about it. Also search for just his name... More
I should have added that the full, complete name of the trail is the General James A. Van Fleet State Trail. Knowing this will help you search for it online and read the information about it. Also search for just his name. He was a real person and has an interesting history.