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Fun!

Either running or biking the trial is perfect to get that little extra exercise. Can’t wait for my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lissi T
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Love it!

I love this trail. I can walk, run or ride bike. Beautiful views! Beautiful trail!!! About 36 miles... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Natalya B
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At 46 miles in length, the Withlacoochee State Trail is presently one of the the longest paved rail-trails in Florida. With a generally flat terrain and many access points, the trail is an ideal venue for all skill and fitness levels of cycling...more
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Inverness, FL
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Many reviews extol the virtues of the South leg of the trail, but I found it fairly monotonous after a few miles, and there are few places to stop for refreshment. The town of Floral City, a few miles south of Inverness has only one...More

5  Thank Joel F
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I am in the tourist industry in Florida. I am a biker and love the outdoors. This trail is deserving of five star rating. However someone needs to do some serious work to mark the trail heads.The county Tourism boards will pay for the signs...More

4  Thank relationships
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All reviews floral city state trail bike ride nice bike the north end dog walkers inverness area rented bikes railroad bed great place to ride long distance great parking rainbow river public restrooms stopped for lunch canopy of trees nice scenery
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Either running or biking the trial is perfect to get that little extra exercise. Can’t wait for my pup to be older to go for runs together

Thank Lissi T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love this trail. I can walk, run or ride bike. Beautiful views! Beautiful trail!!! About 36 miles long.

Thank Natalya B
Reviewed 28 August 2018

This trail runs all the way from Dunnellon to Brooksville, and multiple places in-between. There are numerous spots to enter the trail, so you can travel a mile or two, or many, many more. There are numerous places to sit and rest, or just to...More

Thank frogsqueezerfive
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We enjoyed walking the trail in the Inverness area. Lots of old Oak trees with moss hanging from them and lake views.

Thank Stefan H
Dianne D, Manager at Withlacoochee State Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

So happy you enjoy the trail.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Perfect for any age and Many types of pedal bikes!! There is So much shade and lots of wildlife to see. The trail is 46miles lo g and paved all the way.There are no repair stations on the trail but a couple of Nike shops...More

1  Thank Rita S
Dianne D, Manager at Withlacoochee State Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

We are so happy that you enjoyed your visit and we hope that you will come again soon.

Reviewed 20 June 2018

Managed by the State and maintained by volunteers, the WST is Florida’s longest paved cycling trail. A large, vibrant cycling communiy has emerged due to the excellent trail, and many have relocated to Inverness permanently for the sole reason that they wan to cycle the...More

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Dianne D, Manager at Withlacoochee State Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Thank You for the nice review. The trail is one of the longest trails and we do have wonderful volunteers that help us to take care of the Trail.

Reviewed 19 June 2018

Fun trail but bring a stick incase you meet up with a snake. We enjoyed walking and the view. there is so much to see and we took lots of pictures.. just had so very much fun.

Thank Carol K
Dianne D, Manager at Withlacoochee State Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

We are happy that you enjoyed your visit and we hope you will come again.

Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

A great long trail where it is up to you how far you choose to venture forth. There is no fees to use this trail and many places to park your car along the way. Both near the Inverness caboose and in Floral City bikes...More

Thank NeilDJurman
Dianne D, Manager at Withlacoochee State Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Thank You for the kind words. We are happy that you enjoy the Trail.

Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I love this trail! I’m a young looking female with my dog and feel very safe! We walk and bike this trail ALOT! It is very well patrolled and maintained! The officers and safety patrol always stop to give the dogs treats and water! Nice...More

Thank Sallye232
Dianne D, Manager at Withlacoochee State Trail, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

We are happy that you enjoy the Trail and that you feel safe while on it. We hope you continue to use the Trail for many years to come.

Reviewed 7 April 2018

In both Inverness and Floral City, there are good options for rest stops, food, and a bicycle shop. A lot of the trail is kind of boring but there are some nice interesting stretches as well with water views and a little of the town...More

1  Thank Marcia B
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Betsey K
4 July 2018|
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Response from Sherri9360 | Reviewed this property |
They won't list grassy areas to ride on. Tillis hill is all sandy for footing.
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Paula T
9 June 2018|
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Response from CoalOhio | Reviewed this property |
Hello: I talked with Diane Otten at 352-302-0051 about your inquiry. She is a Park Services Specialist for the Withlachoochee State Trail. She did know about this scenic spot you inquired about but said it is private... More
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rdcady
12 March 2018|
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Response from CoalOhio | Reviewed this property |
I would not know - I am not familiar with that trailhead.
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