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General James Van Fleet State Trail
The Van Fleet Trail is a safe and pleasant place for bicyclists, hikers, joggers, and horseback riders to enjoy. The 29 mile trail through the Green Swamp was once a railroad track that has been converted for recreational use. The trail extends from Polk City through Bay Lake to Mabel. The trail is open from sunrise to sunset daily.

Hours of Operation
The trail is open from 8 a.m. until sundown, 365 days a year.

Driving Directions
Parking is provided at the Mabel Trailhead off SR 50; Bay Lake Trailhead south side of CR 565; Green Pond Trailhead off of SR 33 & Green Pond Rd.; and Polk City Trailhead off SR 33 & CR 665.

Park Fees
There are no fees to use the Van Fleet State Trail.


General James Van Fleet State Trail
c/o Lake Louisa State Park

7305 U.S. Highway 27
Clermont, Florida 34714
Phone: 352-394-3969
Tallahassee Headquarters: 850-245-2052

Last updated: January 31, 2012

  3900 Commonwealth Boulevard    M.S. 795   Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000   850-245-2052
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