Legacy Trail Bike Rental at Oscar Scherer Park
Venice Bikes and Trikes in Venice Florida. Offering Legacy Trail Bike Rental at Oscar Scherer Park
Accessing Oscar Scherer Park from US Hiway 41.
1843 Tamiami Trail South, Osprey FL.
Traffic in the Venice Florida area during ‘The Season’ (the months between November and April) can get quite congested — especially when the three draw-bridges open to let a sailboat in or out of the Intracoastal Waterway. This is one of the main reasons that we suggest starting from Oscar Scherer Park if you happen to be coming to the area from points north of Venice.
(Note: If you are in the immediate vicinity of Venice and want to start out on The Legacy Trail, or the Venice Waterway Trail, you can do both from Legacy Park. )
Oscar Scherer Park is part of the Florida State park system, and is known for its rustic walking-trails, camping, and RV-ing.
Accessing the park from The Legacy Trail
It is possible to access the park from The Legacy Trail on foot or by bike, but be aware that the State of Florida expects visitors to support the park by paying the appropriate admission., whether you come in from the trail, or from US Hiway 41.
So if you are looking for Legacy Trail Bike Rental at Oscar Scherer Park give us a call at 941-412-3821 between the daily hours of 9 AM and 3 PM. Or, use the booking form to make your reservation.
Book bikes for The Legacy Trail starting from OSCAR SCHERER PARK. Free Delivery. bikes arrive by 10:00 AM.
(Book online by 9:00 PM the night before your ride, or by calling us by 3:00 PM the night before.)
We deliver bikes to the back of the park, at the end of the main road. Upon arriving at the park pass through the admission-gate and continue down the main road. At some points the road may be gravel. Bikes are locked in the bikes racks near the circle at the end of the road.
About Oscar Scherer Park
Oscar Scherer Park is a part of the Florida State Park System. It includes RV parking, campsites, restrooms, cold-water drinking fountains, and several rustic walking-trails. A security-gate is locked from public-access at night.
Entrance to this park is at 1843 Tamiami Trail S. Osprey, FL. (MAP)
Admission to the park is $5 per car.
If you are coming to the area from Sarasota, Osprey, Siesta Key or points north looking to rent a bike to ride The Legacy Trail consider starting from Oscar Scherer Park.
A popular activity is to rent bikes and take a self-guided day-tour on the Legacy Trail. We deliver bikes to the park by 10:00 AM.
Exit the park on to the Legacy Trail and head south toward the Historic Venice Train Depot. There you can pick up the Venice Waterway Park Trail toward Shamrock Park. Park-to-park and back is about 20 miles round-trip, and a fun day by all accounts. Bring a picnic lunch, or depart slightly from the trail when you get to Venice.
Some scenic features on The Legacy Trail include crossing Donna Bay, and Roberts Bay, the US Hiway 41 Pedestrian Bridge, and views of the Intracoastal Waterway once you get to Venice.
After passing the entrance-gate and the ranger-station proceed all the way to the end of the road. Ample parking is available. We deliver to this park by 10:00 AM.
Accessing The Legacy Trail
The park property straddles a section of the local 12-mile long Legacy Trail. Easy access to the trail is at the end of the main park-road. From the park more of the trail extends south toward Venice.