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 Legacy Trail

The Legacy Trail is a trail system connecting communities
across Sarasota County and stretching into neighboring Charlotte County.
The Legacy Trail offers rest stops, trailheads and free parking, users will find rest station areas approximately every mile.

 Trailhead Locations

The Legacy Trail offers several areas to stop, rest, learn about its history or just enjoy the natural beauty surrounding the trail. The rest stops include seven trailheads which offer access points with free parking.
The trailheads are located at:


 Trail Hours and Rules


Open year round from 6 a.m. - dusk.

The Legacy Trail, parking areas, and accesses are Dog friendly.


 Legacy Trail Documents

The Legacy Trail and Venetian Waterway Park Map Guide.pdfThe Legacy Trail and Venetian Waterway Park Map Guide
Policy for Trail Use.PDFPolicy for Trail Use
Legacy Trail Feasibility Report.pdfLegacy Trail Feasibility Report
History of the Legacy Trail.pdfHistory of the Legacy Trail
Etiquette on the Trails.pdfEtiquette on the Trails

 The Secret’s Out!

​The secret’s out – Legacy Trail was named as a finalist in the Sarasota Herald Tribune’s Reader’s Choice awards for the Best Kept Local Secret.

 The Legacy Trail

It Starts in Parks

 Legacy Trail Slide Show

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