Gainesville

Trails

This page lists trails for walking, hiking, biking, skating and horseback riding in the Gainesville, Florida area.
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29th Road Nature Park

Situated in the upper Hogtown Creek basin, 29th Road Park features nature trails through upland mixe ...

1502 NW 29th Road, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Alachua County Bike Trails

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy remains dedicated to the creation of a nationwide network of trails. Fur ...

Albert "Ray" Massey Park (Westside Park)

This is one of the most popular playgrounds in Gainesville. There are three main playground structur ...

1001 NW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Alfred A. Ring Park

More than a mile of trails wind through 21 acres of upland mixed and slope forests, tracing the cour ...

1801 NW 23rd Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Barr Hammock Preserve

The 5,719-acre Barr Hammock Preserve is located just west of Micanopy, Florida in southern Alachua C ...

14920 SE 11th Drive, Micanopy, Florida, 32667
Bivens Arm Nature Park

Welcoming boardwalks and overlooks, hiking trails, a playground and other upgraded amenities now awa ...

3650 S. Main Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Bouleware Springs Nature Park and Historic Waterworks

The 19th-century waterworks building, located at Boulware Springs, once provided the water supply fo ...

3300 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Clear Lake Nature Park

Bordering the extensive wetlands of Sugarfoot Prairie, Clear Lake Nature Park is quietly nestled bet ...

5480 SW 1st Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Cofrin Nature Park

The playground equipment features great climbing areas and monkey bars. Cofrin Nature Park features ...

4810 NW 8th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32606
Cynthia Moore Chestnut Park and Clark Butler Nature Preserve

Playground, recreational facilities and nature preserve. The multi-purpose field can host soccer ...

2315 SE 35th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Devil’s Millhopper Geological State Park

In the midst of North Florida's sandy terrain and pine forests, a bowl-shaped cavity 120 feet deep l ...

4732 Millhopper Road, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Duval Nature Park

Newly opened to the public. Tucked away in East Gainesville's Duval neighborhood, this park features ...

520 NE 21st Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Gainesville-Hawthorne Trail State Park

Gainesville-Hawthorne State Trail stretches 16 miles from the city of Gainesville's Boulware Springs ...

3400 SE 15th St, Gainesville, Florida, 32641
Green Acres Park

Green Acres provides a mix of recreational opportunities. It is a small, quiet, shady park with a ne ...

Playground Features
643 SW 40th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Gum Root Park

Gum Root Park features trails through a variety of natural communities, including blackwater stream, ...

7300 NE 27th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Hogtown Creek Greenway

The Hogtown Creek Greenway encompasses 13 individual conservation areas, totaling over 700 acres of ...

3315 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Hogtown Creek Headwaters

From former pinelands and majestic upland mixed forest to shady fern-covered wetlands where water sl ...

1500 NW 45th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605
J.N. (Preacher) Copeland Park

AMENITIES: Baseball Field(s) Hiking Trails Playground Restrooms Pond Overlook

Playground Features
13851 NW 126th Terr, Alachua, FL, 32615
John Mahon Nature Park

Located just off of Newberry Road, John Mahon Nature Park features a loop trail through the forest. ...

4300 Block W Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Kanapaha Veteran's Memorial Park

This playground is very popular and offers activities for everyone. The park is often packed with ki ...

7400 SW 41st Place, Gainesville, FL, 32608
Kulaqua Retreat and Conference Center

*Open for Groups by reservation. Kulaqua’s unique and diversified property includes a wide variety o ...

23400 NW 212th Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
Lake Alto Park and Preserve

Lake Alto Park currently offers a boat launch, play area and picnic area and connects to hiking trai ...

17800 NE 134th Place, Waldo, FL, 32694
Loblolly Woods Nature Park

Trails and boardwalks provide shady routes for walking, biking, or jogging on this portion of the Ho ...

3315 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Lochloosa Park

Lochloosa Park has nearly 450 feet of undeveloped shoreline, with a boardwalk and gazebo for wildlif ...

16204 SE 207th Lane, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve

Amid the vast uplands between Orange Lake, Lake Lochloosa, and Paynes Prairie southeast of Gainesvil ...

Near the intersection of State Road 20 and County Road 325, Hawthorne, FL, 32640
Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve

The Micanopy Native American Heritage Preserve is a 16-acre site dedicated to the native peoples of ...

406 SE Tuscawilla Road, Micanopy, FL, 32667
Mill Creek Nature Preserve

Mill Creek Preserve is located five miles north of the city of Alachua (CR 241 and CR 236) and is 1, ...

14505 NW County Rd 236, Alachua, FL, 32615
Morningside Nature Center

Gainesville’s premier nature park, Morningside Nature Center, is one of the last remaining examples ...

3540 E. University Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Newnans Lake State Forest

Newnans Lake State Forest is located east of Gainesville on the western shore of Newnans Lake in Ala ...

1404 NE 55th Blvd, Gainesville, FL, 32641
O'Leno State Park

One of Florida's first state parks, O'Leno State Park was first developed by the Civilian Conservati ...

410 SE O'Leno Park Road, High Springs, FL, 32643
Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park

Far from the Far West, herds of wild horses and bison roam the prairie in this surprisingly diverse ...

100 Savannah Blvd., Micanopy., FL, 32667
Poe Springs Park

The spring basin is accessible either from the Santa Fe River, or from a boardwalk 1,000 feet from t ...

28800 NW 182nd Avenue, High Springs, FL, 32643
Possum Creek Park

Possum Creek Park features mowed recreation fields suitable for ballgames, flying kites, frisbee and ...

4009 NW 53rd Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Prairie Creek Preserve

Prairie Creek drains Newnans Lake, one of the largest lakes in north Florida, towards Paynes Prairie ...

7204 SE CR 234, Gainesville, FL, 32641
Reserve Park

This park has features for everyone! An original sculpture and service flags line the 8th Avenue ent ...

700 NE 11th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32601
River Rise State Preserve Park

The Santa Fe River goes underground in O'Leno State Park and reemerges 3 miles away in River Rise Pr ...

373 Southwest US Highway 27, Fort White, FL, 32643
Rotary Park at Jonesville

Rotary Park at Jonesville is the area's premier sports and family park, offering numerous opportunit ...

14100 NW 32nd Avenue, Jonesville, FL, 32669
Ruth B. Kirby Gilchrist Blue Springs State Park

The park contains a collection of natural springs, including a large second-magnitude spring that pr ...

7450 NE 60th Street, High Springs, FL, 32643
San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

Outstanding birding opportunities, the area's best off-road biking, stunning scenery and a rich hist ...

13201 San Felasco Parkway, Alachua, FL, 32615
San Felasco Park

At Gainesville's northwestern edge lies this beautiful forested oasis. Listen to the songs of birds ...

6400 NW 43rd Way, Gainesville, FL, 32653
Seminary Tot Lot

Amenities include a paved trail, picnic table, grills, playground, and dogs are allowed with leash.

Playground Features
1007 NW 5th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32601
Smokey Bear Park

Amenities include a small parking area, restrooms, picnic tables, grills, playground equipment inclu ...

2500 NE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32609
Split Rock Conservation Area

A new pedestrian/bicycle entrance to Split Rock Conservation Area is open for public use. The entran ...

SW 20th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32607
Springtree Park

Springtree Park features a small playground, picnic pavilion, fitness equipment, as well as nature t ...

2700 NW 39th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32605
Sweetwater Preserve

The 125 acre Sweetwater Preserve is located in southeast Gainesville adjacent to Paynes Prairie Pres ...

309 SE 16th Avenue, Gainesville, FL, 32641
TB McPherson Center

Amenities: parking, restrooms, basketball courts w/ light, diamond fields for baseball/softball, ten ...

1717 SE 15th Street, Gainesville, FL, 32641
UF NATL Nature Trails

The University of Florida's Natural Area Teaching Laboratory (NATL) is dedicated to teaching student ...

3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL, 32611
Watermelon Pond Wildlife and Environmental Area

Wildlife viewing is good year-round along trails that wind through scenic sandhills, home to gopher ...

10700 SW 250th Street, Newberry, FL, 32669