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ROAD BIKE TRAILS

Discover the Best Florida Trails.

Snake Creek Trail

North Miami Beach, FL 33162

Neighborhood trails don’t come much nicer than the Snake Creek Trail in southeast Florida. The paved 6.5-mile route offers an easy and level riding experience along a pleasant, palm-tree-dotted canal connecting North Miami Beach and Miami Gardens. Shopping areas, restaurants, several schools, and workplaces are located just off the trail making it an important transportation corridor. Trailside amenities include small parks, picnic shelters, and fitness stations. The Snake Creek Canal itself, although primarily for flood control, is also used for fishing, kayaking, canoeing and jet skiing out to the Biscayne Bay.

Features

Distance: 6.5 miles

Paved

Uses: walking, bicycling, and inline skating; wheelchair accessible

Rickenbacker Trail

3301 Rickenbacker Causeway
Key Biscayne, FL 33149
rickenbackermarina.com
(305) 361-1900

Rickenbacker Trail begins in southern Miami and continues south along the Rickenbacker Causeway/Crandon Boulevard for nearly 9 miles, traversing the length of Key Biscayne. Along this popular route, you’ll have beautiful views of Biscayne Bay, beaches, and palm trees. Crandon Park, on the island’s north end, was once a coconut plantation and is now a park of more than 800 acres. It features a pristine beach, coastal dunes, picnic areas, and an amusement center. At the south end of the island is Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, where visitors can enjoy the outdoors snorkeling, swimming, kayaking, and hiking. Indoor pursuits include a visitor center, museum, and historical lighthouse.

Features

Distance: 8.5 miles

Paved

Uses: bike, inline skating, Fishing, wheelchair accessible, walking

Commodore Trail

Trail end points:
Coco Plum Rd to Brickell Ave
Commodore Plaza – Miami, FL 33133

The Commodore Trail is a 5-mile paved route that takes you along several roads including South Miami Ave., Bayshore Dr., Main Highway and Douglas Road. Sights along the way are Alice Wainwright Park, Museum of Science/Planetarium, Vizcaya Museum, Kennedy Park, Peacock Park, and the Barnacle Historic State Park. Its southern endpoint is just on the other end of the round-a-bout for a connection to the Old Cutler Trail trailhead, an 11-mile trail goes through some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the greater Miami area. Along the way, the trail will vary from from bike lanes to extended road, shoulders to dedicated paths, and some caution will need to be utilized. At its northern end on Brickell Avenue, riders looking for longer travel can hop right onto the Rickenbacker Trail for 8 more miles to Key Biscayne.

Features

Distance: 5 miles

Paved

Uses: bike, inline skating, wheelchair, accessible, walking

Old Cutler Trail

Trail end points:
Old Cutler Road and 224th Street (Cutler Bay)
to Old Cutler Road and Cocoplum Road

The 11-mile Old Cutler Trail goes through some of the most beautiful neighborhoods in the greater Miami area under the cover of magnificent fichus trees and banyans. Popular stops along the way include Matheson Hammock Park, Fairchild Tropical Garden, and Pinecrest Gardens. The trail is best-suited for individuals and families who enjoy a leisurely walk or ride. Although inline skating is permissible, much of the route is rippled with tree roots. The northern trailhead is located at the traffic circle at the convergence of Old Cutler Road, Sunset Road, and LeJune Road in Coral Gables. The southern trailhead is located at the junction of SW 87th Avenue and Old Cutler Road in Cutler Bay. From its southern end, you can connect to the 2.7-mile Biscayne Trail, which provides a pleasant route down to the Biscayne Bay.

Features

Distance: 11 miles

Paved

Uses: bike, inline skating, wheelchair, accessible, walking

Biscayne Trail

Trail end points:
Old Cutler Trail to Black Point Park & Marina
Homestead, FL 33032

The Biscayne Trail begins at the southern terminus of the Old Cutler Trail, an 11-mile north-south route. From there, the Biscayne Trail runs through residential areas along SW 87th Avenue, but, as it continues south, you will enjoy lush, tree-lined scenery. Along the way, it runs adjacent to Centennial Middle School and Dr. Wingham Elementary School, providing an important and safe route for children.

The trail ends at the Black Point Park & Marina, providing convenient access to the sparkling waters of the Biscayne Bay and a large pavilion for picnicking. Near its southern tip, trail-goers can also continue their journey on Miami’s Black Creek Trail.

Features

Distance: 2.7 miles

Paved & Dirt

Uses: bike, inline skating, walking

Black Creek Trail

Trail end points:
Black Point Park and Marina (Homestead)
to SW 176Street and Lindgren Road

The Black Creek Trail in southwestern Miami-Dade County runs between Black Point Park and Marina and Larry and Penny Thompson Park. Along the way, it connects to Old Cutler Trail, Biscayne Trail, and the future West Kendall District Park. At its southern end, you can look for manatees, alligators, and birds that call the Biscayne Bay home.

Features

Distance: 8.5 miles

Paved & Dirt

Uses: bike, inline skating, fishing, wheelchair accessible, walking

Biscayne-Everglades Greenway

Trail end points:
Biscayne-Everglades Greenway
Homestead, FL 33033

The Biscayne – Everglades Greenway will be one of the state’s only trails that connects two national parks (Biscayne National Park and Everglades National Park). This unique bicycle trail will include paved and off-road sections and intersect with the South Dade Trail, a component of the East Coast Greenway.

Features

Distance: 42, 22, 14 miles

Gravel & Rocks

Uses: bike, inline skating, fishing, wheelchair accessible, walking

Southern Glades Trail

Trail end points:
SW 392nd Street Homestead
to East of US Highway 1
Homestead, FL 33034

The Southern Glades Trail lies on the outskirts of the city of Homestead, on Florida’s southern tip, and along the eastern border of Everglades National Park. For 13 miles, it follows the C-111 canal through a quiet, state-owned wildlife area down to Manatee Bay. Along the way, you’re likely to spot deer, alligators, snakes, and many kinds of birds.

As the trail has a rough gravel surface, mountain bikes or hybrids are recommended. Horses are also allowed. Note that you won’t find restrooms or water along the way, so come prepared for your journey.

Features

Distance: 13 miles

Gravel & Rocks

Uses: horseback riding, mountain biking, walking