A 1,200 acre park with about 15 miles of trails. It’s a good combination of biking trails for gentler running, and 6 miles of hiking trails, with a more rugged surface. It’s not super-technical trail running. There’s nice variety here, and a good opportunity to get some shade, and see some lovely Florida foliage and wildlife while running. The park is a popular kayaking and birding spot, and features the only lake suitable for swimming in Sarasota County…so take a dip after your run and enjoy the small beach!
The 11-mile Legacy Trail, a paved bike trail from Venice to Sarasota, runs through the park and forms part of the park’s bike trail network.Legacy Trail Info
- 15 miles of trails. Several loop options
- Parking in park
- Many parking spots along the way
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