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Longleaf Pine Preserve

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Central Volusia County, Port Orange, FL
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Beautiful hike, but the blue trail loop is interupted

We did the red loop from the west entrance and part of the blue trail from the other side, 11 miles... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
Antoon B
If you're looking for a nice walk in the woods, this is it

Right off SR 44 halfway between New Smyrna and DeLand is a beautiful nature preserve. Walking... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2017
Daytona Beach, Florida
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“blue trail” (2 reviews)
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Central Volusia County, Port Orange, FL
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

We did the red loop from the west entrance and part of the blue trail from the other side, 11 miles in total Beautiful wide trails, very sunny , so lots of water needed. Two problems: - the red trail start is not well indicated,...More

Thank Antoon B
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Right off SR 44 halfway between New Smyrna and DeLand is a beautiful nature preserve. Walking trails are wide and surrounded by tall pines and Florida scrub. No facilities.

Thank pattys33
Reviewed 19 January 2017

If you don't want to walk (or ride) a very long way you can use one of the two entrances and do a half at a time. A great place to hike. The north end can be a swamp and there are gators. We haven't...More

Thank watercop
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We went for the 6 mile red loop trail. It was a nice walk but we could almost always hear the highway. The trails were well marked and maintained except for the most interesting loop around the pond. There wasn't much variety in the plant...More

Thank paddler66
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice wide, grass and gravel, bike/hiking path between New Smyrna and Deland. Located right off HWY 44. I rode today with my 9 year old. Pretty much just a flat path easy enough for anyone. Not a bike trial for someone looking for down hills,...More

Thank WaltersTwoCents
Reviewed 11 April 2016

The Longleaf Pine Preserve very large tract of land the Volusia county and the city of Port Orange maintain for preservation and public enjoyment. My wife and I like to take our dog on walks on the trails out here. There are two entrances, the...More

Thank trooper l
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Longleaf Pine Preserve has been a county park for about 10 years. It has and east and west entrances that are connected by about a 10 mile trail. It's roughly a horseshoe shaped trail with the back part of the horseshoe usually wet. I usually...More

1  Thank poosu43
Reviewed 5 April 2013

A variety of scenery along this 11 mile trail. Well marked. There are several shorter options that loop back to the west end trailhead. You'll need to leave a car at both ends or add 4 miles to walk back along the road if you...More

3  Thank Trailfinder52
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Bob M
5 July 2015|
Response from Matt L |
No. The trials are designed for non-motorized vehicles and pedestrians.