The FAVORED Legacy Trail extension to North Port is the northerly paved option that parallels I75 and turns south to West Price Blvd. The other 2 options are natural surfaces, according to Natural Resources Director Nicole Rissler. Click map to enlarge
Trail conditions have improved in Deer Prairie (above) and Carlton Reserve
Photo by Jim Cranston
SCORR's "Guest Rider Program" was in session today at the Carlton Reserve. Brooke Langston, Sarasota County Natural Parks, Preserves and Trails supervisor accompanied Linda Kaeslin Christian and I on a ride that included the Red Trail, South Powerline, the Jordyn Parcel and a taste of Boldlygo.
BEST BIKING RESOURCE
BIKE VENICE FLORIDA website has a wealth of information regarding area biking and plans for the future, including the North Port Connector that would link the Carlton to Myakkahatchee Creek Preserve and other adjacent natural lands.
Also check Sarasota County calendar for scheduled rides. Use the pull down menu and choose NATURE WALKS