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Withlacoochee Trail State Park

Croom Rital Road, Ridge Manor Trailhead, Ridge Manor, FL
+1 352-726-0315
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Great trail

We bike and hike here all the time. Paved path makes it easy for bicycles and hikers. Plenty of... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2017
Central Florida, Florida
via mobile
Maybe worth a second visit

For an early valentines day I took my boyfriend to explore this state park. He navigated us through... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2017
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A six-mile stretch of railroad track converted to a recreation area featuring trails for hiking, biking and horseback riding.
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Croom Rital Road, Ridge Manor Trailhead, Ridge Manor, FL
+1 352-726-0315
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We bike and hike here all the time. Paved path makes it easy for bicycles and hikers. Plenty of benches and shade to rest.

Thank BowserJournal
Reviewed 15 February 2017

For an early valentines day I took my boyfriend to explore this state park. He navigated us through the orange trail and saw an otter, black rat snake and some birds. Wildlife seemed scare but the trail was well marked and shaded. I would like...More

Thank Tamayj
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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We love walking in the mornings, it is peaceful birds chirping, deer and all the beauty nature has to offer. You will see people walking, biking,running,etc. I love the relaxing and all the beauty.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Withlacoochee Trail is railroad history and a bike rider's love. It was a railway line with whistle markers remaining. You can bike the connections for 40 to 50 miles in this state maintained park.

Thank 387indy
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is 46 miles or more depending on how much time you want to spend and which connections you want to use. While staying at the Central Motel in Inverness I walked north 2 miles and enjoyed lake views. When I walked 2 miles south...More

Thank Marilyn2849
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Do you want a place to ride a bike? This trail is perfect! There's a lot of people doing it and the trail seemed like no ending. You can ride your bike and no return! Perfect.

Thank guigolopes
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Excellent 46 mile rail-trail with lots of leftover railroad history. The original cement mileage and whistle markers remain. It's like the state just pulled up the tracks and laid down asphalt. The south end is more rustic, teeming with wildlife. The north end is in...More

1  Thank FlaHarlock
Reviewed 3 December 2015

Excellent 46 mile trail, paved that is well maintained. Great for biking, running, walking, or inline skating. Lots to see along the trail. Inverness is a great stop for lunch.

Thank swimbikerunhike
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Six friends and I met at the Ridge Manor Trail Head to ride for a couple of hours. There was a restroom and a water station, in addition to a large parking lot. Very user friendly!

1  Thank tbearclearwater
Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Easy access of Interstate 75, wanted to get some cycling in before the high heat. Was originally traveling to Inverness to stay overnight & ride entire trail. Beautiful, scenic ride. Loved the tree covered trail. Will definitely be back again!

Thank TinyBuddy2
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Where is the best place to get on the trail to bike? A friend and I will ride this month and are coming from Western North Carolina. We have to bike there and back. We would like to stay mid way and ride half one day and the other half the second day. Where is a good place to stay?
7 January 2015|
Response from Larry H |
Google Moonrise Resort in Floral City.