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Cross Florida's Greenways and Trails

Cross Florida Greenway - Santos Bike Trails East Stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the St. Johns River, the Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway occupies much of the land formerly known as the Cross Florida Barge Canal. This 110-mile corridor encompasses a variety of natural habitats and offers an array of trails and recreation areas where visitors can experience Florida’s premier greenway.

Cross Florida Greenway - Baseline to Marshall SwampThe Baseline to Marshall Swamp area of the Cross Florida Greenway offers two trails, providing visitors the opportunity to experience a paved urban trail, or escape to a secluded hiking trail that weaves through the cypress swamp and hardwood hammock communities of Marshall Swamp.

Cross Florida Greenway - Land Bridge TrailsThe Land Bridge Trailhead was completed in 2001, providing a brand new access point to reach the Cross Florida Greenway Land Bridge.

Cross Florida Greenway - 49th Ave. to Land BridgeThe trails in the 49th Avenue to Land Bridge region provide access to the west entrance of the Interstate 75 Land Bridge. This bridge was completed in 2000, providing a permanent trail connection across the six lane highway, and making safe passage for hikers, equestrians and bicyclists a reality.

Cross Florida Greenway - SR200 TO CR 484This segment of the Cross Florida Greenway includes a variety of natural communities such as longleaf pine sandhill, mixed hardwood and conifer forests, and wet prairies on the western end.

Cross Florida Greenway - CR 484 to 49th Ave.This region of the Cross Florida Greenway is dominated by longleaf pine sandhill and sand pine scrub natural communities. The area is also site of an historic "digging."

Cross Florida Greenway - Inglis Island TrailsThe Inglis Island Trails are located in the Cross Florida Greenway’s West Region. Inglis Island was developed as part of the construction of the Inglis Lock and Barge Canal during the 1960’s.

Manatee Springs State ParkA more casual rider will enjoy viewing the wildlife along their journey. After taking to the trails, you can refresh yourself in the spring.

Nature Coast Trail State ParkTraversing Florida's beautiful Nature Coast region, this trail provides an excellent opportunity to experience the Sunshine State "off the beaten path."

Ocala National Forest - The Florida TrailThe trail traverses a range of natural communities including extensive stands of longleaf pines, and scattered communities of sand pines, other short leaf pines, and hardwoods. The trail also skirts open prairies and ponds that are excellent for viewing wildlife.

Withlacoochee River (South) Canoe TrailThe trail twists and bends through the sandhill area as it moves northwest. Hardwood forests with an understory of cabbage palm and saw palmetto border the river.

Withlacoochee Trail State ParkAmong the recreational highlights nearby are the unpaved trails in the Croom area of the Withlacoochee State Forest, the Withlacoochee River (South) Canoe Trail, and Fort Cooper State Park.

Cross Florida's Greenways and Trails