Alafia River State Park

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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).

For further information visit: www.floridastateparks.org/alafiariver/default.asp and www.swampclub.org
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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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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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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Gramcounter


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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Gnarly


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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Gramcounter


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

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Trailblazer


August 18, 2016
N8XC Trailblazer  
 
Review: The trail system is composed mostly of sand with occasional soil, limestone rocks and roots. The easy loop is a leisurely ride through dense wooded area. The real fun is found at the intermediate and advanced loops. Here you'll find wooden berms, steep punchy climbs followed by fast short rutted descents, constant blind turns with washed-out hillside on one side and swamp on the other waiting to swallow you up. People of all skill levels can find something challenging at this park.

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Granny Gear

July 26, 2016
 
Review: These trails are super challenging of your technical ability and super fun. I have ridden in lots of places in the country and this is definately one that stands out thanks to the terrific trail work by the local bike organization SWAMP!

Similar Trail: Boyette

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Bunny Hop

July 16, 2016
spike07 Bunny Hop  
 
Review: The new spitfire trail is amazing rode it twice and loved it if swamp keeps this up north Creek is going to be 5 plus mile loop

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Gramcounter


June 13, 2016
Hobbes Gramcounter  
 
Review: Gatorback and Moonscape/Gravitron are definitely double black diamond as far as Florida trails go. Super fun flowing North Creek Trail, and Rollercoaster is a super pump trail.

Similar Trail: Loyce E. Harpe MTB trails

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Alafia River State Park MTB Trail 4.68 out of 5 based on 173 ratings. 173 user reviews.
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