5 bike trails within 50 miles of Harmony

Posted by Town of Harmony on Jan 16, 2017 10:15:11 AM


One of the most popular amenities in Harmony is our beautifully untouched hiking/biking trails. Our residents have over 12.5 miles of land to explore while connecting with nature and getting in a pretty good workout, too! If you haven’t been to Harmony to see these trails, take our word for it – they're one of Harmony’s greatest treasures. We aren’t the only bike trail in the area that our residents love, though. We’ve put together a guide of 5 of the best bike trails within 50 miles of Harmony...

Shingle Creek Trail

33 miles from Harmony and about a 40-minute drive

The closest of the trails, the Shingle Creek Trail, is located seven miles southwest of Downtown Orlando and is one section of a larger regional trail that extends south from Orlando to Downtown Kissimmee. The trail starts at Eagle Nest Park, and has a two-mile loop around Lake Fran, offering scenic views of the lake. The southern portion of the trail is suburban in nature and provides a direct connection to International Drive.

Cady Way Trail

38 miles from Harmony and about a 40-minute drive

Cady Way Trail is located four miles northeast of Downtown Orlando. The trail is 12 feet wide, with two trail spurs that connect Lake Baldwin and Lake Susannah. The trail runs near various restaurants and retail shops, like the Fashion Square Mall and Downtown Baldwin Park.

Orlando Urban Trail
41 miles from Harmony and about a 53-minute drive

This trail is one of the most urban and scenic in Orlando due to its location near downtown. The Orlando Urban Trail passes around six lakes with two bridges, with picturesque views of the city’s environmental treasures. On this trail, it’s easy to stop and grab a drink or a quick bite around various neighborhoods in Orlando.

West Orange Trail
45 miles from Harmony and about a 50-minute drive

The West Orange Trail is a 36-mile, multi-purpose recreational greenway that consists of a 14-foot wide walkway surface enjoyed by walkers, joggers, hikers, bikers, and skaters. This trail takes you through various parts of West Orlando including the Historic Downtown Winter Garden.  

Little Big Econ State Forest Park

48 miles from Harmony and about an hour drive

The Little Big Econ State Forest has 12.1 miles of bicycle trails. The trails go through a variety of ecosystems such as pine flatwoods, sandhill, and scenic oak-palm hammocks along the Econlockhatchee River. Parts of this trail are easy, but it is known for its more challenging ride further west. This trail is perfect if you’re up to challenge yourself!

Ready to hit the trail? Let us know if you try out any of the bike trails near St. Cloud and Harmony – we’d love to hear about it! To check out Harmony's trails in person, schedule a home tour of our master-planned community below!

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Harmony encompasses 11,000 acres, of which 70% will remain lakes, conservation areas and green space. The community was carefully planned so residents can walk, jog or ride a bicycle to the beautiful lakes, the championship golf course, the schools, parks and Town Square Marketplace. We hope you will choose to live in Harmony.

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