Orlando, FL Trails and Parks

Orlando has 20 trails in the vicinity, including 9 hiking trails and 5 for campgrounds. These trails range from 0 to 13 miles in length. The most popular trails are Wekiwa Springs Loop Trail, Turkey Lake Park Nature Trail and Tibet - Butler Hiking Trails. Trails.com member Dee T. recently completed Lake Louisa State Park.
  • Wekiwa Springs Loop Trail

    6 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Wekiwa Springs State Park is a 6,900-acre scenic wonder little changed from the days when the Timucuan Indians speared fish in the spring-fed creeks and stalked deer in the uplands. As the metropolitan ...
    •  13 miles
    •  Guide

    Wekiwa Springs State Park is a 6,900-acre scenic wonder little changed from the days when the Timucuan Indians speared fish ...

  • Seminole State Forest

    3 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Includes: Lower Wekiva Loop Trail, Seminole State Forest Trails. A 122,098-acre forest located in the all-important Wekiva River Basin, Seminole State Forest is one of the last black bear strongholds ...
    •  Varies, more than 21 miles of trail
    •  Guide

    Includes: Lower Wekiva Loop Trail, Seminole State Forest Trails. A 122,098-acre forest located in the all-important Wekiva ...

  • Rock Springs Run State Reserve

    3 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This 12-mile loop east of the confluence of Rock Springs Run with the Wekiva River owes its beginnings to the Florida Freewheelers bicycle club. And, as you might guess with a custom-designed ...
    •  12 miles
    •  Guide

    This 12-mile loop east of the confluence of Rock Springs Run with the Wekiva River owes its beginnings to the Florida Freewheelers ...

  • Turkey Lake Park Nature Trail

    2 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Turkey Lake Park is a 300-acre Orlando city park in a rural setting. The facilities include 125 picnic tables, 77 barbecue grills, 15 large pavilions, 3 playgrounds, 3 miles of bike paths, swimming, ...
    •  7 miles
    •  Guide

    Turkey Lake Park is a 300-acre Orlando city park in a rural setting. The facilities include 125 picnic tables, 77 barbecue ...

  • Cady Way Trail

    2 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This short but fun urban trail travels from a mall in Orlando north to a park in Winter Park. For much of its length, it passes an old naval training base that is now owned by the city of Orlando ...
    •  3.6 miles
    •  Guide

    This short but fun urban trail travels from a mall in Orlando north to a park in Winter Park. For much of its length, it ...

  • Split Oak Forest Trails

    2 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This 1,700-acre forest is adjacent to two very picturesque lakes—Lakes Hart and Mary Jane—and also to a very popular county park, Moss Park. It is named for a giant, 200-year old oak tree that ...
    •  Varies with trails of 4 to 7 miles
    •  Guide

    This 1,700-acre forest is adjacent to two very picturesque lakes—Lakes Hart and Mary Jane—and also to a very popular county ...

  • Orlando, Florida

    1 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Orlando is a family travel mecca. Traditionally Walt Disney World has been the reason most families have headed here, but Universal Studios’ mega-expansion makes this theme park as exciting— ...
    •  Up to a week's worth of fun.
    •  Guide

    Orlando is a family travel mecca. Traditionally Walt Disney World has been the reason most families have headed here, but ...

  • Tibet - Butler Hiking Trails

    1 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Virtually surrounded by huge theme parks and housing developments, this 440-acre county park is one of the few “real” things left on this side of Orlando. And since it doesn’t have an admission ...
    •  Take a few hours to explore the several miles of trails here
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    Virtually surrounded by huge theme parks and housing developments, this 440-acre county park is one of the few “real” things ...

  • Lake Louisa State Park

    1 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Because this park is so close to Orlando and the immense population growth taking place in the cross-Florida axis (Tampa Bay–Orlando–Cape Canaveral), its 4,500 acres seem particularly delightful. ...
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    Because this park is so close to Orlando and the immense population growth taking place in the cross-Florida axis (Tampa ...

  • Florida - Rough Guides

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Brochure images of tanning flesh and Mickey Mouse give an inaccurate and incomplete picture of Florida. Although the aptly nicknamed “Sunshine State” is indeed devoted to the tourist trade, it’s ...
    •  Guide

    Brochure images of tanning flesh and Mickey Mouse give an inaccurate and incomplete picture of Florida. Although the aptly ...

  • Orlando Area

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This chapter on the birding areas around the Orlando area includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: Wekiwa Springs State Park, Lake Apopka Restoration Area, Magnolia ...
    •  0 miles
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    This chapter on the birding areas around the Orlando area includes descriptions of the bird-watching at these various destinations: ...

  • Lake (South Portion), Orange, Seminole, and Volusia (SW Portion) Counties

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This eTrail covers 13 different fishing destinations in these Florida counties including Lake Griffin, Lake Griffin State Recreation Area, Lake Harris and Little Lake Harris, Lake Yale, Lake ...
    •  Guide

    This eTrail covers 13 different fishing destinations in these Florida counties including Lake Griffin, Lake Griffin State ...

  • Orlando Area

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    A family can stay happily busy in Orlando beyond visiting its famous theme park attractions. This is an exciting city set amid many lakes, with kid-friendly museums and parks. The area grew up ...
    •  Guide

    A family can stay happily busy in Orlando beyond visiting its famous theme park attractions. This is an exciting city set ...

  • Orlando - Winter Park

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Orlando is a rags-to-riches story that’s a press agent’s dream. Before October, 1971, Orlando was a city few had heard of, and no wonder. It was a sleepy agricultural community in the heart of ...
    •  4 miles
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    Orlando is a rags-to-riches story that’s a press agent’s dream. Before October, 1971, Orlando was a city few had heard of, ...

  • Withlacoochee State Forest

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Numerous rivers and streams flow through the forest and several are designated Outstanding Florida Waters because of their beauty. These rivers are overhung with cypress, oak, Spanish moss, Southern ...
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    Numerous rivers and streams flow through the forest and several are designated Outstanding Florida Waters because of their ...

  • Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    A 60-mile trail network attracts hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians. Popular fishing spots include two man-made lakes, the St. Johns River, and numerous creeks and ditches throughout the area. ...
    •  Guide

    A 60-mile trail network attracts hikers, bicyclists, and equestrians. Popular fishing spots include two man-made lakes, the ...

  • Wekiwa Springs State Park

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This park surrounds the springs and headwaters of the Wekiva River, and it is quite a beautiful place and feels more remote than it actually is. Florida looked much like this just prior to the ...
    •  Guide

    This park surrounds the springs and headwaters of the Wekiva River, and it is quite a beautiful place and feels more remote ...

  • Moss Park

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    Ownership and responsibilities become complicated and often difficult when bureaucrats from various agencies become involved. In this case, the FWC owns the doublelane boat ramp and an associated ...
    •  Guide

    Ownership and responsibilities become complicated and often difficult when bureaucrats from various agencies become involved. ...

  • Little Econ Greenway

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    This popular trail, which hosts as many as 50,000 people per month, has a variety of amenities, making it a great family and group destination. You can enjoy canoeing or kayaking along the ...
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This popular trail, which hosts as many as 50,000 people per month, has a variety of amenities, making it a great family ...

  • Cady Way Trail

    0 Reviews

    Orlando, FL

    The 6.5-mile Cady Way Trail runs through a pleasant, lake-dotted route that links quaint neighborhoods, shopping areas, parks, and business districts between Winter Park and Orlando. Because ...
    •  6.5 miles
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    The 6.5-mile Cady Way Trail runs through a pleasant, lake-dotted route that links quaint neighborhoods, shopping areas, parks, ...