Desoto National Memorial Park Trail

MODERATE 20 reviews

Desoto National Memorial Park Trail is a 1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Bradenton, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
1.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
13 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

fishing

hiking

nature trips

paddle sports

trail running

walking

beach

forest

views

wild flowers

wildlife

1 month ago

Great hike with the family. Easy. Along the water with great views. We saw several dolphins playing just off the shore. Will be doing again.

1 month ago

Nice view of the water.. well maintained... great place to walk dogs.. good shaded areas and plenty of places to rest. Loved it

2 months ago

great park lots of history. most the trail goes along the water with great views and partly covered great place to walk and relax lots of places to sit and take in the views lots of birds and fush. was a great the kids loved it.

3 months ago

easy hike, just way too many bugs

hiking
5 months ago

Nice breeze during the summer, lots of shade and pretty river views, great to stop and wade in the river when it gets too hot. Very dog friendly.

5 months ago

Desoto is a great hiking spot, which also has a guided history lesson. The hiking path is both shell and boardwalk and is mostly shaded with mangroves and other trees. It usually is not too crowded unless they have a special event going on. Desoto is dog-friendly and also has places to swim and fish.

hiking
9 months ago

Easy trail, so easy, as I had forgot my hiking shoes. Wore my croc's!!!! You will be on the beach in parts of the trail, kicked croc's off and got sand between the toes.

Close to visitor center use your phone to hear interactive info per display.

DOG friendly

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Beautiful place to walk your dog, lots of wonderful things to see and learn about this historical place. Beaches are pretty with clean rest areas. Picnic tables and park benches to take a break as well. Totally recommended for anyone wanting to see some of Floridas history & beauty.

walking
Thursday, May 18, 2017

Nice easy, scenic trail. Highly recommend! :-)

hiking
Saturday, February 04, 2017

Great nature walk. Nice welcome center with history museum and gift shop.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

Was fun.

hiking
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Nice. Easy.

1 month ago

hiking
5 months ago

hiking
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Monday, January 09, 2017

Saturday, November 19, 2016

walking
Saturday, November 19, 2016

hiking
Tuesday, April 05, 2016