North / South Loops For Mountain Biking

The 52nd most popular mountain bike trail in Florida.

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South of Sarasota and southeast of Venice, the North and South Loops are each 6 mile mountain biking routes through the 8,500 acre Myakka State Forest.

To reach the mountain biking trailhead from US75, use Exit 191 (aka Exit 34). Head south on River Road for 9.5 miles. Turn left into the forest. The trailhead is down the dirt road one mile.

Overall, North / South Loops is the 52nd most popular mountain bike trail of all 58 mountain biking rides in Florida. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby North / South Loops including Myakka River State Park, Boyette County Park, Babcock/Webb Wildlife Area, Carlton Reserve, Oscar Scherer State Park and Northport Trail.

MORE INFORMATION

Local Contact(s):  MSF (941) 255-7653; Florida Visitor Information (850) 488-5607.

Recommended Book:  "Bicycling In Florida: Offroad Guide" from Tom Oswald

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service

GPS:  26.9906, -82.2937

Date Published:  12/29/2015

Date Updated:  6/24/2016

ID:  14839

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