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Awesome Bike Ride!

We really enjoyed the Legacy Trail on our bikes, but didn't do the whole thing. We rode 12 miles... read more

Reviewed 1 November 2018
Frank C
Rotonda West, Florida
Great rail trail

The legacy trail is the old rail line from venice to Sarasota. It was used for passengers and the... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Venice, Florida
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

We really enjoyed the Legacy Trail on our bikes, but didn't do the whole thing. We rode 12 miles and plan to do a different section of the trail another day! The other bikers were very polite, there were water stops and it was wide...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Frank C
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The legacy trail is the old rail line from venice to Sarasota. It was used for passengers and the ringling circus trains It is paved and well maintained with rest stops. Major road crossings have bridges over roads for safety On any day of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank richardsV5730KZ
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Good pavement. Partially shaded. Rest shelters every couple miles or so (they've come in handy during sudden downpours). Polite cyclists, skaters and pedestrians. Bridge over Laurel Rd should be completed in latter 2018. Restrooms available are kybos.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank StLoon636
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Great place to ride and you don't have to worry about traffic. Smooth ride as the trail is all asphalt

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Michael V
Reviewed 30 July 2018

We went on a awesome bike ride here trail was good exercise. We saw lots of birds and other wildlife including a otter .The ride over the two bays were really nice and a good place to take a break .Do your body some good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michaelhopeg
Reviewed 5 July 2018

We began the Legacy Trail in Venice and went the 10.7 miles north to Sarasota. The bikeway is well paved and marked the entire way. Every so often you will find placards that describe the vegetation or the history of the location. You will also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank charliespal2
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Many great features on this trail! First, the big climb over the bridge that crosses RT. 41. Then in a mile, cross the bridge over Dona Bay where you can wave to the kayakers, then another bridge over Roberts Bay. All these bridges were built...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank anniepala
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

The Legacy Trail is a wonderful asset to Sarasota County. It goes from Sarasota to Venice an a beautiful canopied trail. Fabulous!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SarasotaAnderson
Reviewed 16 May 2018

It was a very secluded trail so not much traffic to deal with. We met some people at the end of the trail and found a pub about 2 miles away and had a beer. The Pinellas trail is a little nicer if you are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank dmroby
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We love the trail. Safe to walk or hike or bike. Be sure to mind your way and if biking stay to the right and same for walking because we've encountered some hard core bikers that don't have patients for someone walking on the "wrong...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank 677ScottS
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