Bike Trails Near Venice Florida

Two Trails. Three Bike-Rental Delivery Points

The Legacy Trail

There are two main bike trails near Venice Florida: 

The Legacy Trail begins on the mainland-side of the Intracoastal Waterway in Venice Florida at Legacy Park and runs toward Sarasota. It is approximately 12 miles in length. 

The Legacy Trail is a well-maintained paved asphalt trail about ten feet wide. Currently it crosses three roads at street-level: Colonia Lane, Central Sarasota Parkway, and Palmer Ranch Parkway.

The Legacy Trail is one of two bikes trails near Venice Florida

Ride The Legacy Trail starting at LEGACY PARK

395 East Venice Avenue Venice Florida. Bikes arrive at the park starting at 9:00 AM. 

Ride The Legacy Trail starting at OSCAR SCHERER PARK

1843 S Tamiami Trl, Osprey, US 34229-9663. Bikes arrive at the park starting at 10:00 AM. 

Reservations required: Book online by 8:00 PM the day before, or call us at 941-412-3821 by 6:00 PM the day before your ride. Same-Day Service may be available for times later than 9:00 AM. Call the bike shop number to inquire.

Venice Waterway Trail

Perhaps the best known bike trail near Venice Florida is one located in the immediate vicinity of Venice island. The Venice Waterway Trail runs along both sides of the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW) and was constructed through the efforts of local funding, and the City of Venice.

The mainland section starts at Shamrock Park and runs about 4 miles north to the Historic Venice Train Depot, and Legacy Park. For self-guided day-tours on our rental bikes the most popular trail access point on the Venice Trail is Shamrock park.  

The mainland section starts at Caspersen Park and runs a little over 5 miles north toward downtown Venice.

Restrooms, cold-water drinking fountains, tennis courts, a playground, and a nature-museum are available. Also plenty of parking.

At the north end of the mainland-side of the Venice Trail is the Historic Venice Train Depot, and Legacy Park, where you can pickup The Legacy Trail and head north toward Sarasota.

Ride the Venetian Waterway Park starting at Shamrock Park

3900 Shamrock Drive Venice Florida. Bikes arrive at the park by 9:30 AM. 

Reservations required: Book online by 8:00 PM the day before, or call us at 941-412-3821 by 6:00 PM the day before your ride. Same-Day Service may be available for times later than 9:00 AM. Call the bike shop number to inquire.