Alafia River State Park

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↑ 200 ft
↓ 200 ft
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Trail Description
About this trail
The skinny:

Alafia River State Park singletracks are IMBA EPIC certified. Wide range of novice to intermediate to advanced to highly advanced sections. The trailhead parking lot has bathrooms with hot water, bicycle rinsing stations, shaded pavilions, a volleyball net and a playground.

Camping and equine trails are available.

Parking fee: $4.00 for vehicle with driver only or $5.00 per car load (up to 8 people).

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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Trail Q&A
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Q: Is there a trail appropriate for a 5 year old boy? -Guest

A: I would say Sand Pine would be ok for youth

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Q: I was wondering if the easy loop would be manageable for an adult just starting out? -Verrybusy

A: Yes, the easy loops are good for beginners. There's a few tight spots and can get rather bumpy but nothing hard. Just follow the signs / map.

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Reviews (177)


May 30, 2017
kk1berger Poseur  
Review: Stuck to the green trails as I was riding with a new biker. We had a great ride! Conditions were extremely dry so the Sand Pine trail was a real challenge.

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Granny Gear

May 22, 2017
Review: I have Benin going here since 4th grade loved every minute

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Bunny Hop

May 13, 2017
Review: First timer to the trails. Double black diamond trails down to green beginner trails. It's time to drag the family out there. Enjoyed Rollercoaster, Gatorback and Moonscape. Shelly's Loop was fun as well. Narrow ledges on the advanced trails. The trailhead has restrooms, bike wash and plenty of shaded parking if you get there early. Gate opens at 8:30AM. Blue trails were a great warm up. Nail biting fun!????

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Granny Gear

May 6, 2017
Xcalrider Granny Gear  
Review: Top notch trail system near Tampa Florida. Could be mistaken for some up north trails it is that good. Has some very good downs and is flowy enough to get some great speed. Rode all blue intermediate trails and some black diamond and double black diamond. My day ended with a nasty fall on moonscape. Overall rollercoaster, magic island, bridges, twisted sister, and spitfire were awesome. Buzzards Bay and razorback we're also great rides as well. Trail loops are very easy to follow and bring back to the parking lot every time. Definitely worth the ride from Orlando! Will be back!

Similar Trail: Loyce Harpe park

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March 19, 2017
Review: Awesome park for Florida- difficult Black Diamonds and alot of nice trail work done. Great park altogether

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Granny Gear

January 1, 2017
Review: Thanks to SWAMP vokunteers for the grooming work this weekend! Rollercoaster was greatly improved. All blue, black and double black (didnt ride any green) trails were tacky vs. the dry conditions of recent months. Grip was great. Love this place. Thankful that it is so close and kept in such good shape by the SWAMP club.

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Granny Gear

December 29, 2016
Review: Great trail system, and continues to get better. Lots of excellent singletracks -thanks SWAMP Club.

Similar Trail: Balm Boyette

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Granny Gear

December 26, 2016
florida2 Granny Gear  
Review: It was a very good trail. It had a lot of obstacle courses, such an adrenaline rush! It is great!

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November 26, 2016
bikeit420 Gnarly  
Review: This an awesome epic trail. Something for everyone. The green trails are rideable by any beginner. The blues require some more skills. For an intermediate rider, the blues are challenging and off the hook. The diamonds a pretty nuts and for experts only. I rode with my son who is a beginner and he was slightly out of his league on the blues. I rode Shelly's diamond and although very short it was great. Most blues and all blacks have little room for error. There are spots on the blacks that you can even walk. I loved this place. The parking lot has all the amenities you could ever want. A bike station has a bike wash, tools, stand and pump. There are also bathrooms and ample parking. This is a trail not to be missed.

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November 6, 2016
themanro Gramcounter  
Review: Fantastic improvements on the trails! Roller coaster rides better than ever!

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Alafia River State Park MTB Trail 4.62 out of 5 based on 177 ratings. 177 user reviews.
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