Seminole Wekiva Trail

sanford, fl

Seminole Wekiva Trail

Enjoy the Scenery on the Seminole Wekiva Trail
in Altamonte Springs FL

Taking a ride along the Seminole Wekiva Trail, casual bike riders are thrilled by the 14 miles of nicely paved scenic trail that goes through some of the prettiest parts of Altamonte Springs Fl. This Seminole County treasure features the first seven miles of trail that winds through scenic wooded areas and quiet residential neighborhoods.

The next three miles of the trail goes through a busier part of town featuring shopping areas and ball fields. The last four miles takes one through wonderful scenic wooded green space and gives riders a pastoral, peaceful experience. This gives visitors and residents a perfect way to spend a day.

A Trail with An Interesting History and Back Story

The Seminole Wekiva Trail is located along Markham Woods Road in Longwood, Florida. For information, one can contact Greenways and Natural Lands at 407-665-2001 or check the website at One section of this trail was designated as a part of the Florida National Scenic Trail.

One notable thing this trail is famous for is that it sits on what once was the Orange Belt Railway. At one point, this was the longest railway in the entire country. A man named Peter Demens of Longwood was instrumental in having the railway built extending all the way to St. Petersburg. This iconic Seminole County trail is a perfect spot for those wishing to go on a scenic bike tour.

A Rustic Alternative to a Bustling Town

This pretty paved trail takes one through areas featuring niceties like picnic tables, water fountains, pavilions and meeting places, restroom facilities, and sports fields. It falls into the interesting category of rail trail due to its iconic history. Residents and visitors simply know that it is the perfect place to cool off and to enjoy the pretty scenery on a hot Altamonte Springs FL summer afternoon.

Seminole Wekiva Trail
100 E 1st St
Sanford, FL 32771
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