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Great Couple Hours of Biking

We started in Sarasota and turned around in Venice, after doing a little of the Waterside Park... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
janetcY7008UW
Nice trail but need some water along the way

It is great that this trail exists. The trail runs from Sarasota to Venice. It is paved asphalt... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AmosC_13
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We started in Sarasota and turned around in Venice, after doing a little of the Waterside Park trail there. On a Saturday afternoon it was not too crowded. The wind made it a good workout on the flat, straight rails-to-trails paved path. Loved the 10'...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is great that this trail exists. The trail runs from Sarasota to Venice. It is paved asphalt and is plenty wide. It starts in Palmer Ranch. You can park at the Culverhouse Park which has parking. It runs for about 12 miles. You could...More

Thank AmosC_13
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Love the fact they are expanding, Great for running, walking or biking in a safe and beautiful surrounding.

Thank Karen S
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We enjoy biking and went 11 miles on the Legacy Trail starting in Sarasota. It is paved with asphalt, and the widest trail we've been on. People were friendly and we liked the shade! There were several places to stop and rest, but I had...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Usually get out here every weekend rain or shine. Many pull offs with tools for minor repairs and there are places where you can refill your water bottle. You see people of all abilities with all kinds of bicycles on this trail.

Thank rooddo
Reviewed September 3, 2018

A great trail for walking, biking, skating, or whatever. Very well taken care of. Safe and beautiful. Will soon be extended, with the voter's approval, to downtown Sarasota. This will be a fantastic way to get downtown without the traffic and noise. Can't wait!

1  Thank DaisyBoomBoom
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We had so much fun bike riding down the trail! Most of the trail was shaded which was great considering how hot it was. There are plenty of places to stop and sit as well as some bathroom and water break areas.

1  Thank Laura J
Reviewed July 29, 2018

safe, lovely views. you'll love it. I ride this all the time, one of my fav routes. Do it, enjoy it.

Thank Hugh9
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Started in Venice. With in 1 mile saw a black guy and a white thug in there 20’s wheeling a 3rd bike. Looked sketchy! Then saw a dirty homeless man with backpack walking. Then saw a homeless dirty man with backpack riding a bike. Sorry,...More

6  Thank GBielefe
Reviewed May 11, 2018

We rented bikes and loved the ride. It is peaceful and straight and flat for the most part. There are a few tiny hills and one bigger one over 41. You cross a few small roads, but each time the drivers stopped and let us...More

1  Thank 859DonnaG859
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