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Legacy Trail

Train Depot, Sarasota, FL
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Train Depot, Sarasota, FL
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy the trail especially from Laurel Rd South. Great views along the intercoastal and many parks and areas along the trail to stop and watch the boats go by. A great way to visit Venice. If you want to just put your head...More

1  Thank Tom J
Reviewed 18 March 2017

My husband and I should have brought our bikes. The trail itself is beautifully maintained and well-marked, so I can see why people love it, but it was just a boring walk for the few miles we did.

1  Thank ann c
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Bring the family, friends, or ride solo, you will not be disappointed. The trail offers rest stops, water, and recently installed bicycle stations for repairing/maintaining your bicycle. If you want to ride safely, this is the place. Very protective street crossings, wide, clean trail, well...More

1  Thank logicalposition
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This paved trail is used by both walkers and bicyclists and we found week days less crowded than weekends. It's easy to move at your own pace and enjoy the scenery. It's helpful that each tenth of a mile is painted on the pavement for...More

Thank Ann622
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I've been riding this for years and can't believe I've never reviewed it. This paved trail covers about 10 miles on an old railroad line. Sarasota County has invested a lot of money in this, and it is well maintained. I always take people here...More

Thank GeneK1660
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This paved trail is great for walking or biking. Accessible from a park with a fee or free parking lots along the trail. It follows an old railroad bed with signs along the way to tell you about the history

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Legacy Trail is quite a long trail that encompasses parts of arado ta and Venice, to the south. Many parts of it are old railroad tracks that have been converted into this trail. At certain spots you have rest areas with benches and a...More

Thank wildrio
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The Legacy Trail is a popular multi-use trail with parking, rest and restroom facilities - even a few water stops! Well maintained, the Trail is the bicycling hub of Sarasota County, providing a safe spot for mile of recreational use. Efforts are underway to extend...More

1  Thank gosmart07
Reviewed 28 February 2017

Enjoyed every moment of the trail ride. Active with other riders but not too crowded. Wonderful wildlife including birds and gopher tortoises, maybe a gator.

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 27 February 2017

I used to live in this part of Sarasota years ago but haven't been back for awhile. I was searching for a running route close to my hotel and found out about the Legacy Trail. It's great! Easy designated parking spot, clean wide paved trail,...More

Thank nicolettes858
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Rudi G
16 March 2017|
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Response from Andrea S | Property representative |
Hi, the entire trail is 10.6 miles, so I am assuming you are looking to do about 10 miles round trip. The trip from Laurel Park to Venice Train Depot is the nicest section because it goes over water at Dona and Roberts... More
16 February 2017|
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Response from Andrea S | Property representative |
Hi, there is parking at the Historic Venice Train Depot. Have fun!!!
11 January 2017|
Response from Andrea S | Property representative |
Hi,The Friends of The Legacy Trail has a link to several bike shops that rent bikes on our webpage. The menu on the left has a tab for trail info, and then bicycle rentals. Have fun!!