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5 EXCITING BICYCLE TRAILS in PALM BEACH COUNTY

Posted by Lorea Thomson on Thursday, March 17th, 2016 at 6:09pm.

  

Palm Beach County is home to plenty of cycling paths that crisscross lush settings of South Florida. The following five bike trails are exciting trails to discover. On almost any given weekend, hundreds of serious bicyclists don helmets and fancy racing attire before hopping on their bikes and taking off at speeds that can average 20 to 25 mph on the back roads.

1.     Riverbend Park, Jupiter is a 665 acre has a couple compacted shell-rock trails that intertwine through historic landmarks and pristine Florida lands. If you get bored of biking, there are 7 miles of equestrian trails or 5 miles of waterways.  Bikes, canoes, and kayaks can be rented at the on-site Canoe Outfitters of Florida depot.

 2.     Lake Trail, Palm Beach, is a tranquil paved bike path running six miles along the Intracoastal Waterway behind the magnificent homes on the island.  Park on the street near the Flagler Museum, Whitehall Way or nearby on Royal Poinciana Way, or Sunset Avenue and join the trail, heading north along the picturesque water’s edge.

 3.    Everglades Natural Area, Northern Palm Beach County is the perfect habitation to communicate with wildlife while exploring the natural Floridian landscape.  Everglades National contains 165,000 acres of natural parklands and three versatile trails. The trails, referred to as, Historic Jupiter-Indiantown, Bluegill, and Pântano  are open to the public.

 4.     Dyer Park, West Palm Beach offers the bike enthusiast nearly 5 miles of traditional bike paths, Dyer Park also has 7 miles of adventurous mountain bike trails. The longest trail is 4.7 miles however the 2.4-mile-long Hill trail is the most challenging, with substantial climbs and descents that are hard to find here in Palm Beach County.

 5.     The Historic Jungle Trail, Vero Beach is cozied up on the barrier islands just north of town. The trail was a sandy path for citrus farmers in the ’20 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The pathway ranges from Wabasso to the Pelican Island National Wildlife Refuge.  You will ride through coastline wetlands, cycle past remarkable homes, and of miles of natural South Florida vegetation and palms.

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