Markham Park

4.53 out of 5
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↑ 5,100 ft
↓ 4,900 ft
elevation (ft)

Trail Description
About this trail
There's approximately 10 miles if you follow all the trails available. Conditions vary depending on which portion of the trail you're on. What you're actually riding on is the fill left from when they originally dug the lakes in the park, so conditions go from rocky in some areas to hard packed sand in the forested areas. For the majority though I'd say the trails are nicely packed sand. About the only warning I can give is that unless you enjoy swimming your bike through gigantic puddles, avoid the park after a good rainstorm. The lakes have a tendancy of overflowing into the trails when it storms.
added by stripesTrailblazer December 31, 2002
Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: I'll be there by March 20th. Is there any local rider who could help me to enjoy myself in that cool Tracks? I am from Montreal who will also be bikeless, where can I rent a bike nearby? Thx, Sam. -BigSam146

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Reviews (120)

June 16, 2015
Review: The first time you ride here you are required to watch a safety video before you receive your admission. Never had to do that before. I had a great time and there was a good mixture of smooth/gnarly, I skipped the double black stuff. These trails are well maintained and get a lot of use, I had a great time and have been impressed with FLA trails.

Similar Trail: Alafia

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May 24, 2015
Review: Great place. Very easy access. Good user fee. My only problem was that some of the interior trails and a few of the exterior were not well marked. Although that may be adequate for riders familiar with the park it is a bit dangerous. A couple of times we found ourselves with no where to go but on advanced trails where a green or blue abruptly ended. This could just be us as it was our first time there, but it seemed odd. These should not end at a black as turning around is a no no. They should loop back. Overall nice facility. One of the best in my area. Clean. Friendly bikers.

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February 15, 2015
Review: Great trail on the edge of the everglades. Flows well, very fun technical sections and the trails are maintained well.

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December 28, 2014
Review: One of the best parks in South Florida.Fast ,technical,plenty of option for all strengths .

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December 13, 2014
Review: this is one of the best trails ive ever ridden on

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November 14, 2014
Review: Went for the first time last week and it was pretty awesome! Lots of speed and cool bridges. The only trail that gave me issues was gun range, that trail was tough! I also thought it was a little too rough. Too many roots and rocks. Lastly, I wanted to do the jump section there but couldn't find it! it's either hidden from non-locals or they shut it down.There was only one decent jump in the whole park.

Similar Trail: Amelia

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August 16, 2014
Review: Volunteer operated trail. Great job by the way! The intermediate and expert trails consist of roots, rocks, climbs descents, and for me the highlight was that long twisty bridge. You will be challenged, and you will have fun. Hats off to all volunteers, I will surely return! Eric M

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July 3, 2014
Review: As everyone says, great trail system for SoFla. The trails are incredibly well maintained and within a park that can keep all kinds of people entertained (road biking, grilling, dog parks, gun range, etc).

However, if you live in North Florida and are deciding whether to drive into North GA or down to Markham, I recommend heading to the mountains, as these trails aren't too different from Santos or Alafia. Still, they are super awesome, but not very different from what Santos or Alafia have to offer, in terms of technicality and wooden features. Don't take this as a negative review, just not worth driving 5 hours south from N FL, when you could drive 5 hours north.

Similar Trail: Santos

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June 27, 2014
Review: Incredible trail system. Very well signed, easy to follow. Trail ratings (novice through double black diamond) are a true representation of trail difficulty/risk. Great mix of swooping, bermed singletrack, fast whooshing pine needle passages, and awesomely constructed bridges, ramps, and gnarly descents. Great trail!!!

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May 27, 2014
Review: Pure fun. The best spot to hit. enough obstacles for you to enjoy. This is the place to be in S. Florida

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Markham Park MTB Trail 4.53 out of 5 based on 120 ratings. 120 user reviews.
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