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Legacy Trail

Train Depot, Sarasota, FL
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“bike ride” (36 reviews)
“great ride” (16 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Train Depot, Sarasota, FL
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I ride this trail on most Sundays. It is safe due to know motor vehicles on the trail. It is an old train track which has been converted to a bike trail.

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This trail is practically in our back yard, so we ride it often - starting most of the time from Central Sarasota Parkway. We have ridden it as far south as you can go, and as far north as you can go. And someday, it...More

Thank EDWARDL782
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Enjoy this whether riding or walking. Lots of different places to pick up the trail giving different views ie housing, nature. Good place to spot birds.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed October 2, 2017

We always take the trail from Venice to Sarasota when we are there in December. Lots of scenic places to stop, and can catch glimpses of wilde life. Once a bobcat crossed the trail in front of us

Thank Wally B
Reviewed October 1, 2017

I wish there was more water available along the trail and wheelchair/handcycle friendly too. Some of the road crossings are a little dangerous and some people do not follow trail etiquette either. This past spring I reported a motorized biker blowing down the trail several...More

Thank Tiom D
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Rode bikes with family on end of trail in Venice. Quite different than other areas. Totally loved it with a nice breeze blowing off the waterway. Saw rare birds and lizards! There are plenty of places to stop and relax. Enjoy!

Thank Sherrell M
Reviewed July 20, 2017

One of my favorite things is to take a bike ride on the Legacy Trail and it's just a fantastic use of the old railroad line that ran through here. It's so peaceful and calm and a great way to relax, unwind and enjoy nature....More

Thank SKP41218
Reviewed July 4, 2017

The Legacy Trail is a 15-mile paved trail in Sarasota Country, Florida, that is located between Palmer Ranch and Venice. It opened in 2008 along the area's historic railroad line that was built in 1911 and once provided passenger service to Venice and most notably...More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

I live near the Legacy Trail and walk and bike it regularly. It is truly a natural treasure. You escape the busy world and enjoy nature and peace as you bike along the wooded trail to Venice. I am anxious for the extension to downtown...More

Thank SarasotaAnderson
Reviewed June 1, 2017

on the former tracks of the RailRoad, it is straight, it is an excellent way to exercise your bike, is special to see No, it's just kind of there for biking, no more no less.

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October 29, 2017|
Response from SKP41218 | Reviewed this property |
Go to sarasota legacy trail's website. They have a list of bike rentals close by.
Jillian C
August 25, 2017|
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Response from gosmart07 | Reviewed this property |
This is a dedicated bike path. The only vehicles you might see belong to Sarasota County maintenance vehicles, who check port-a-potties, trash, brush on the path, etc.