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Gen. James A. Van Fleet State Trail

Polk City, FL
+1 352-394-2280
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Well maintained

We've done this trail before and as usual we see trail maintenance people doing their job. If you... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2017
Jeff K
via mobile
Well maintained paved trail

Visiting in town with bike in tow and found this nice Polk city trail. I googled trails on trail... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Kathy B
Beavercreek, Ohio
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Polk City, FL
+1 352-394-2280
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We've done this trail before and as usual we see trail maintenance people doing their job. If you complete the entire ride you cover 3 counties.

Thank Jeff K
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Visiting in town with bike in tow and found this nice Polk city trail. I googled trails on trail link and gave me good directions. The signage made the trail head easy to find. Ample parking. Trail is paved with mile marker signage. It is...More

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My brother told me to bring a bike on this visit and he would take me to a bike trail near his house. Not knowing what to expect I brought the mountain bike. Wrong one I thought when I saw it, this is road biker’s...More

Thank Ray N
Reviewed 14 March 2017

What a great place to bike. It is a thirty mile trail through the countryside. Very peaceful. No hills and very few places where you have to slow and check for traffic. At The Bridges which is twelve miles up the trail you can look...More

Thank Rgillis39
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I was down in Florida for vacation and I read the great reviews. I'm glad I went to check it out. Fantastic rail-to-trail! I started in Polk City and went up to mile marker 24.5. and turned around for a 49 mile trip. I made...More

Thank Montgomery19
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We started out from the Polk City end of the trail. Plenty of parking. The trail is pretty flat making an enjoyable ride, run or roller blading. Along the trail we came across a Bike RX station, a wooden platform off the ground for stretching,...More

Thank Joanne B
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is an exciting and interesting place to visit in Florida. We saw alligator, deer, otter, heron, cows and endangered gopher tortoise. It is an easy ride with some shade and pretty flowers in bloom. There are no lines of people! Instead of waiting in...More

Thank travelingrm
Reviewed 8 February 2017

We ride our bikes almost every weekend and love this trail. Well maintained and sometimes great wildlife viewing. Always get to see some cows :)

Thank jckal
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Took our bikes to the trailhead in Polk City and rode four miles one way, returned to the picnic shelter for our lunch and rode three miles the other way. The trail is well-maintained, rather flat, and mostly shaded. Saw a few people walking dogs...More

Thank hoosierhiker
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I love biking but since moving to Central Florida its hard to find safe places to ride. I finally made it to the trail head and put in 20+ miles today. This place is great. the trail is very well maintained, there are bathrooms every...More

Thank Keith S
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11 September 2016|
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Response from GaryandDenise2013 | Reviewed this property |
I should have added that the full, complete name of the trail is the General James A. Van Fleet State Trail. Knowing this will help you search for it online and read the information about it. Also search for just his name... More