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Best trails in Sarasota

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Looking for a great trail near Sarasota, Florida? AllTrails has 27 great hiking trails, trail running trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Little Manatee River State Park or Myakka River State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Balm Boyette Nature Preserve or Emerson Point Preserve. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 24 easy trails in Sarasota ranging from 0.6 to 29.7 miles and from 3 to 42 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Sarasota
Top trails (27)
#1 - Lake Myakka Trail
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 9 m
Myakka River State Park has multiple trails located in Sarasota, Florida The trails are good for all skill levels and their is something for everyone from walking to fishing, kayaking/canoeing, bikesShow more
#2 - William S Boylston Nature Trail
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Note: As of June 2020, the top half of the tower is closed. This trail is prone to flooding and may close when water levels are high. Please check with the park page for more information.Show more
#3 - Rothenbach Park Loop
Rothenbach Park
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Rothenbach Park Loop is a 3.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Sarasota, Florida and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips and is accessShow more
#4 - Nathan Benderson Park Loop
Sarasota, Florida
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Length: 3.7 mi • Est. 1 h 31 m
Nathan Benderson Park Loop is a 3.7 mile loop trail located near Sarasota, Florida that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips,Show more
#5 - Celery Fields Loop
Sarasota, Florida
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 24 m
Celery Fields Loop is a 0.9 mile loop trail located near Sarasota, Florida that offers scenic views. The trail is rated as moderate and is primarily used for hiking, walking, trail running, and natureShow more
#6 - Deep Hole Trail
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 4.4 mi • Est. 1 h 47 m
Note: Visitors need to obtain a permit to access this trail, which leads to the gator-filled Deep Hole area of Myakka River State Park. Permits are limited to 30 per day and are distributed at the parShow more
#7 - Myakka Hiking Trail Loop
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 29.7 mi • Est. Multi-day
Myakka Hiking Trail Loop is a 29.7 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Sarasota, Florida and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, mountain biking,Show more
#8 - Mossy Hammock, Myakka Hiking Trail Loop
Myakka River State Park
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Length: 11.6 mi • Est. 4 h 43 m
One of the oldest and largest state parks, Myakka protects one of the state´s most diverse natural areas. The Myakka River, designated as a Florida Wild and Scenic River, flows through 58 square milesShow more
#9 - Heron's Nest Nature Park Loop
Heron's Nest Nature Park
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Length: 0.9 mi • Est. 22 m
Heron's Nest Nature Park Loop is a 0.9 mile loop trail located near Sarasota, Florida that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking, Show more
#10 - Lido Key Beach Walk
South Lido County Park
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Length: 1.5 mi • Est. 36 m
Lido Key Beach Walk is a 1.5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Sarasota, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a numbShow more
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