Best forest trails in Sarasota, Florida

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Explore the most popular forest trails near Sarasota with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Map of forest trails in Sarasota, Florida
Top trails (8)
#1 - Heron's Nest Nature Park Loop
Heron's Nest Nature Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
#2 - Urfer Family Park Loop
Sarasota, Florida
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 19 m
#3 - South Lido Trail
South Lido County Park
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Length: 1.2 mi • Est. 29 m
#4 - Honore Campsite to Bee Island Crosstrail Loop
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 14.3 mi • Est. 5 h 47 m
#5 - Myakka Campground Trail
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 12.4 mi • Est. 5 h 1 m
#6 - Phillippi Estate Park Walk
Phillippi Estate Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 20 m
Half paved sidewalk, half crushed gravel. Several benches throughout, picnic tables, pavillion and bathroom at parking area. Show more
#7 - Ted Sperling Park Trail
Ted Sperling Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Trail starts off near the Lido mangrove kayak launch, proceeds back towards Lido Beach before picking up on the left. From there the trail is all crushed gravel with a few boardwalk sections that leads to a very small lookout point. Bathrooms at parking lot.Show more
#8 - Circus Hammock Loop
Sarasota, Florida
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Length: 1.6 mi • Est. 39 m
This trail takes visitors through the Circus Hammock in Sarasota, Florida. The trail is shaded with a number of benches available. Bug repellent is recommended, as are shoes that can take some mud.Show more