Trail Running in Orlando, FL
About Orlando Trail Running
Hal Scott Preserve is 9,300 acres of land near Avalon Park in Orlando. With nearly 17 miles of trails you will have plenty of distance to enjoy your run in an area that many people do not know about.
The Chuluota Wilderness offers pristine woods only a few minutes outside of Orlando. You’ll find a quiet area that isn’t as busy as some of the other local spots, but it definitely worth a visit. The majority of the run will take you through sand pine and oak scrub.
Lake Louisa State Park is located in Clermont, FL. With 23 miles of trails over hills and around several lakes it makes for an enjoyable and challenging location for trail running. While it is true that Florida does not have many locations with much elevation gain, this is one place that does. While no one will mistake it for North Carolina, the hills throughout the park are a welcome addition to an already great series of trails.
Lake Louisa State Park is located in Clermont, FL. With 23 miles of trails over hills and around several lakes it makes for an enjoyable and challenging location for trail running.
Hal Scott Preserve is 9,300 acres of land near Avalon Park in Orlando Florida. With nearly 17 miles of trails you will have plenty of distance to enjoy your run in an area that many people do not know about.
The Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area is a rural area of 30,000 acres located off of Colonial drive. The area includes a 11.3 mile section of the Florida Trail and 22 miles of other trails.
The Chuluota Wilderness area offers 2 loops, the East Loop (2.7 miles) and West Loop (2.6 miles) as well as a short section of the Florida Trail.
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