Mountain Bike Florida  by Steve Jones

Mountain Bike! Florida Guide Book

by Steve Jones (Menasha Ridge Press)
Mountain Bike Florida  by Steve Jones
From hardpack and slickrock to sand and pavement, there are lots of mountain bike rides in the vast state of Florida to explore. Each Florida mountain biking trail profile includes a ride map, mile-by-mile descriptions, trailhead driving directions, hazard and difficulty ratings and much more.

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Trails from the "Mountain Bike! Florida" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 80.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 80.

This 11-mile loop of singletrack, beginning at the entrance to Alexander Springs Recreation Area, comprises the northern half of what is officially known as Paisley Woods Bicycle Trail, with the other ...
Silver Springs, FL - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 11
This short four mile out-and-back on doubletrack service roads makes for a good day trip to the river for some swimming, fishing, or just hanging out and watching the river roll by. You can ride to t ...
Live Oak, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 4
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North of Alligator Alley, near the Okaloacoochee Slough, a network of off-road vehicle trails in Big Cypress National Preserve offers swamp cyclists another primitive destination. A 14-mile out-and-ba ...
Naples, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14
Bordered by the asphalt of a major highway and subdivision roads, this former limestone quarry has taken shape as one of Florida's more popular off-road destinations. A combination of single-and doubl ...
Ocala, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
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Big Cypress Swamp, all million and a half acres of it, has nearly half of that set aside in the multi-use Big Cypress National Preserve. The 52 out-and-back ride of open, wide, flat service road won ...
Ochopee, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 52
Saying it's sandy in Florida is like saying it's cold in Alaska. If a native tells you to watch out, then prepare for the extreme. The Cookie Trail stands for perhaps Girl Scouting's most significant ...
Pensacola, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
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The typical 18-mile loop that SBA members have put together repres4ents some of the best riding anywhere in the state. Located on the opposite shore of Little Shoals, over 4,000 acres in the conserva ...
White Springs, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
Although no designated off-road singletrack for biking exists in Blackwater River State Forest, a 14-mile loop on sandy, red clay doubletrack service roads explores the rolling terrain between Coldwat ...
Milton, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 14
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The SouthWest Association of Mountain Bike Pedalers has done it again. Approximately 35 miles of single- and doubletrack make a series of loops in an old phosphate mine south of Tampa. For the begi ...
Tampa, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 35
The southernmost point of the continental United States -- Key West -- has everything, including a network of out-and-back singletrack on either side of Key West International Airport. Surprisingly, ...
Key West, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1
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Parts of this property will be seasonally wet and / or flooded. This is a good area to come and study various native Florida landscapes, because an interpretive ride (with brochure) shows different ec ...
Saint Cloud, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 15
After the initial drop into and climb out of the swale behind Camp Branch, enjoy the autumn tint on the leaves of sweet gums. Goldenrod shot out spikes of flowers, and an electric yellow and black bu ...
Live Oak, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 5
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Granted, Cary State Forest will never host a national off-road mountain bike competition. What with its flat, wide doubletrack, it lacks much of the challenge found at racing venues. But the 18 miles ...
Bryceville, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 18
The eight-mile loop on flat and grassy doubletrack, which reaches Chacala Pond in the northern section of the preserve, twists its way through a mature hardwood forest in some parts; in others, thicke ...
Micanopy, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 8
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Almost as if by accident, the Chattahoochee State Park claims a square mile along the western banks of the great Chattahoochee River. Its small size has not kept this former Civilian Conservation Camp ...
Gordon, AL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
The ten miles of singletrack looping through Chickasaw County's recreation park may be in Alabama, but it ranks as the most technically demanding and scenic bike trail system anywhere along the northe ...
Mobile, AL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
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A ten-mile loop of singletrack through the Ocala National Forest leads the biker into a remote and reclaimed central Florida bear habitat. A mix of live oaks and longleaf pines grows over the typical ...
Altoona, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
This ten-mile loop of wide singletrack through Alabama's Conecuh National Forest provides an easy day trip under most conditions. The trail was opened to mountain biking only recently. Despite having ...
Andalusia, AL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 10
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Technically, this six-mile out-and-back originates out of the Chacala Trail in Paynes Prairie, and many will ride this doubletrack in conjunction with the shorter Chacala Trail. But for most beginning ...
Micanopy, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 6
Jack Taylor at Awesome Cycles (Inverness, FL) estimates there are over 140 miles of singletrack loop both north and south of Croom Road in the Withlacoochee State Forest east of Brooksville. Accord ...
Brooksville, FL - Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 55
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