The Best Cycling in Florida

Looking for the best cycling in Florida? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Florida. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

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Top cycling spots in and near Florida

  • Miami, Florida

    Bike through Shark Valley

    4.7
    15 mi
    The Shark Valley loop allows you to experience a peaceful bike ride and close encounters with wildlife found in the Everglades. This paved trail takes about 2-3 hours to complete and includes an observation tower with quite a view.Fill up or purchase water bottles at the Visitor Center for your a...
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  • Jacksonville, Florida

    Beach Day at Blackrock Beach on Big Talbot Island

    5.0
    0.5 mi
    Venturing along the industrialized highway leading to Big Talbot Island will have one wondering how there could be any hope for a natural experience on the outskirts of Jacksonville. However, just 14 miles from the busy interstate, Big Talbot Island has plenty of hiking and biking trails, fishin...
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  • Clermont, Florida

    Hike the Lake Louisa State Park Trail

    4.0
    6.2 mi / 150 ft gain
    This trail is accessible to hikers, cyclists, equestrians and dogs. It takes you through open Florida landscape enlivened by wildflowers and also takes you past Dixie and Bear Lakes on the way to the much larger Lake Louisa. The trail is out-and-back, so you can go the whole way or choose do just...
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  • Christmas, Florida

    Hike the Orlando Wetlands Loop

    4.0
    4 mi
    Start in the parking area off of Wheeler road in Orlando Wetlands State Park. Follow the signs for the Orlando Wetlands Loop. Stay on the lookout for birds, reptiles, insects, and other interesting creatures as you hike through the species-rich wetlands. Trail is open year round. Note: Dogs are n...
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  • Miami, Florida

    Hike through Shark Valley

    15 mi
    I would like to preface this adventure by saying that if you prefer to bike Shark Valley, please reference Rob Witt's adventure "Bike through Shark Valley".  Biking is certainly the best way to see the whole trail, and not spend the entire day doing it.  Hiking (really walking) this trail is a sl...
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  • Okeechobee, Florida

    Camp at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

    5.0
    Sweeping views of open sky and vast palmetto prairies greet  visitors as they drive along the park drive. Here is one of the last remaining tracts of dry palmetto prairie, an ecosystem unique to Florida. This landscape is home to many rare species of wildlife, including the most endangered bird i...
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  • Oakland, Florida

    Run or Bike the West Orange Trail

    4.5
    12.7 mi / 213 ft gain
    Park at the Killarney Station where you can find the West Orange Trail trailhead. Enjoy as much of the 12.7 miles of paved trail as you like. Walk, run, or cycle this well-maintained trail with frequent restrooms and water stations. The West Orange trail is a great way to get some fresh air and e...
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  • Saint Augustine Beach, Florida

    Bike the Beaches of Saint Augustine

    5 mi / 50 ft gain
    Park at one of the many beach parking lots to the north of downtown St Augustine. A great place to start is the parking lot at the corner of 1st Lane and the A1A.Head toward the edge of the water, where the beach is compact and flat. Especially when the tide is out, there is plenty of packed sand...
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  • Orlando, Florida

    Stroll around the Lake Underhill Park Loop

    3.0
    1.3 mi / 5 ft gain
    Park in the lot and head out either direction for an easy loop around the lake. You'll be sharing the path with runners, cyclists, dogs (on leash), and other hikers, so be aware of your surroundings and remember to stay right. You may see boaters out on the lake which can add intrigue to your hik...
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  • Edgewood, Florida

    Run the Cypress Grove Park Loop

    1 mi
    Park in the Cypress Grove Park parking area, hop onto the trail and go either direction. Enjoy the stunning views of the estate, the lake, and the towering trees.
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  • Belleair, Florida

    Bike the Clearwater Causeways

    15.44 mi / 325 ft gain
    We started near the Bellair Golf Course and went south. When you go along the golf course, watch for pikas, coyotes, and fox.  It is a good idea to head South first, so that the winds propel you forward in the second half of your ride. We went down Indian Rocks Road and rode by the ocean - the ne...
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  • Miami, Florida

    Mountain Bike or Kayak at the Virginia Key North Point Trails

    5.0
    8.2 mi / 36.5 ft gain
    Virginia Key North Point Trails offers 8.2 of mountain bike trails ranging from novice to advanced and expert. There is a variety of cool features and bridges to ride on, overlooking the beach and Downtown Miami. The trails are constantly maintained as there are volunteers every weekend. Virginia...
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  • Jacksonville, Florida

    Explore Durbin Preserve

    5 mi / 10 ft gain
    Just off of I-95 lies this beautiful network of trails through one of North Florida's more varied landscapes. The parking lot is easy to find just follow the gravel path off of Bartram Park Blvd. Parking and trail access is always free and is open year round unless there is a control burn. At the...
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  • Fernandina Beach, Florida

    Explore Fort Clinch

    This fort was one of the last large brick forts finished in the 1800s. The fort was first established in 1847 and was almost complete when the Confederate army took control of the fort in 1860 but by 1862 it was back under Union control. The fort was then finished but left mostly empty. It was no...
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