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Level: Easiest
Length: 14 mi (22.5 km)
Surface: Doubletrack
Configuration: Loop
Elevation: +71/ -60 ft
Total: 33 riders

Mountain Biking Lake Apopka Restoration Area

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#134 of 285 mountain bike trails in Florida
#4,185 in the world

The North Shore is pretty deserted no shade in either section, TONS of birds and aligators. The West end is nicer, has a loop and a cool narrow bridge and a coupe observation towers. Mostly hard packed maintenance roads, some grassy trails also, very flat welands.

First added by calisonic on Apr 26, 2011. Last updated Apr 28, 2020. → add an update
Before you go
  • Drinking water: unknown
  • Lift service: unknown
  • Night riding: unknown
  • Pump track: unknown
  • Restrooms: unknown
  • Fat bike grooming: unknown
  • E-bikes allowed: unknown
  • Fee required: unknown
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Getting there
From the intersection of Jones ave and SR 441 in Zellwood FLorida (near an Advance Auto Parts) go west on Jones ave. Go left (south) at dead end onto CR448A and it dead ends in the parking area for the "North Shore" part of the trail.
Go right (West) onto CR48 from CR 448A and go approximatly 3 miles and make a left (south) onto Ranch road. Make a right (east) to continue on Ranch road then your
first right onto Robbins road make a Left (east) onto Peebles drive then first right onto Carolyn lane. Parking will be on right for the West part of the trail.
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  • Floridave

    Nice flat riding conditions Limestone roads and grass roads.

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  • flatback

    Great for a family!

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  • flatback

    Rode the trail in the evening July 17th. The majority of the trail is hard packed and even what appears to be an old runway if you enter and take the 'block' route to the right. In the Clay Island Trail loop there are some areas that are very soggy trekking and thick grass. It is quite a leg workout. We only made it to the bridge on the main run and darkness was setting in so we will run that route in the next few days. A very enjoyable ride, not technical, with plenty of wildlife. I would think it could be extremely hot and exposed during the summer months.

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  • Badgerfan

    It's not technical at all but I had a blast on it. I rode over 30 miles and seen 7 bobcats, countless gators over 10 feet, and plenty of other wildlife. Nice ride to enjoy. I will definitely ride it again.

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  • calisonic

    Lots of gators, birds minimal shade, all hard packed roads.

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