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Trail Town Program


A Trail Town is a vibrant destination where people come together. It is a place where trail users can venture off a hiking, biking, equestrian or paddling trail to enjoy the amenities and unique heritage of the community, benefiting the town economically and socially.

Does your community desire to become a recognized Trail Town? Start with the community self-assessment and contact the Office of Greenways and Trails. Recognized towns receive free Trail Town signs, stickers and publicity.

Florida's Recognized Trail Towns


When you walk the streets of downtown Dunedin, you see a multitude of bike shops, bustling inns, busy cafes and humming businesses. The downtown area is also filled with joggers, bikers, in-line skaters and leisurely walkers, all perusing local businesses and enjoying coastal scenery. Much of the excitement and vitality in Dunedin comes from the Pinellas Trail, which runs through town on an abandoned CSX railroad corridor. Thanks to the Pinellas Trail, downtown Dunedin’s business occupancy rate rose from 30% to 100%. 


The city of Titusville, along Florida's East Coast, sits at the confluence of three long-distance trails: Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail, East Coast Greenway and the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop. The town's steps to becoming a Trail Town include forming a trails committee, spearheading efforts to build a bicycle/pedestrian bridge over Garden Street (State Road 406 - their busiest thoroughfare), revamping downtown streets to be more bicycle/pedestrian friendly, and opening a new visitors center in 2017 that includes a bike shop inside.

Titusville was designated as Florida's second official Trail Town in June of 2018.


This small town at the southern end of Brevard County along Florida's East Coast was designated due to its vigorous efforts to establish walking, bicycling and paddling trails through its conservation areas. The town has an active Trails and Greenways Committee that works to connect their trail system to neighboring towns, and they came together to build an impressive trail shelter, an ideal spot for a rest break or picnic or to take refuge from a storm.

Vilano Beach

Located just north of St. Augustine along Highway A1A, Vilano Beach has developed a wide range of amenities for bicyclists on the East Coast Greenway and paddlers on the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail. The town has wide paved trails on both sides of their main boulevard along with directional signage on every block.


Located at the halfway point of the Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail, Clermont's South Lake Trail provides numerous amenities for trail users such as restrooms, shade, information kiosks, way-finding signs, water fountains and showers. Plus, motels, restaurants and a pedestrian-friendly downtown can easily be reached from the trail.


Palatka is an emerging trail hub, situated along long-distance paved multi-use trails, the St. Johns River Blueway and historic Bartram Trail in Putnam County. The town's interactive St. Johns River Center provides trail information and maps, and the Palatka Bicycle Weekender draws hundreds of participants each year.


Inverness, located along the 46-mile Withlacoochee State Trail, has embraced bicycle tourism as an economic driver. With good signage, amenities, numerous events, and safe bicycle and pedestrian passage through downtown, Inverness is creating a highly visual gateway to downtown along the trail.


Deltona is a hub for several long-distance multiuse trails such as the Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail and the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop. The town has also embarked on an ambitious program to link their many parks by trail.

Everglades City

Everglades City is a gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands and an important hub for several paddling trails, including the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail. The town is also bike-friendly as evidenced by bicycle racks throughout town and at the airport. For more information please visit

Winter Garden

Downtown Winter Garden, listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, is a favorite destination for those traveling on the award-winning West Orange Trail. The trail links cyclists, joggers and pedestrians to the center of downtown, which includes a revitalized business and arts district.


With a growing network of multiuse trails and a revitalized Depot Park, downtown Gainesville is a popular destination for all trail users.


The City of DeBary uses an intentional trail-first mindset in everything it does, taking a balanced approach to building an evolving, quality lifestyle. As the only location in Florida where three major state bike trails connect just steps from the only SunRail station in Volusia County, the City offers access to a myriad of eco-tourism activities including biking, hiking, kayaking, camping, and more.  DeBary, Naturally. More than you imagined!

Trail Town Photo Gallery

Discovering a Trail Town
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January 12, 2023 - 8:40am

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