Cross Seminole Trail

The Cross Seminole Trail is a paved recreational trail that has been designated as one of Seminole County's Showcase Trails because of its length, beauty and accommodations for various users. The trail has also been designated as part of the Florida National Scenic Trail. Much of the trail corridor is heavily vegetated, providing a peaceful and picturesque experience for an urban trail.

photo: Scenic Cross Seminole Trail - Seminole County, Florida Type: Fitness Trail, Greenway, Nature Trail, Urban Trail
Length: 13.90 miles
Loop Trail? No
Allowed Uses: Bicycling (on pavement)
Dogs - On leash
Heritage and History
Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running
Roller/Inline Skating
Wildlife Observation
Agency:
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

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Directions

Location: In Seminole County, runs from Oviedo to Lake Mary
States: Florida
Counties: Seminole
Latitude: 28.786159   Longitude: -81.347005

Many access points between Oviedo and Lake Mary

Description

The Cross Seminole Trail is a paved recreational trail that has been designated as one of Seminole County's Showcase Trails because of its length, beauty and accommodations for various users. The trail has also been designated as part of the Florida National Scenic Trail. Much of the trail corridor is heavily vegetated, providing a peaceful and picturesque experience for an urban trail.

Cross Seminole Trail runs approximately 28 miles through the Spring Hammock Preserve, and connects to the Seminole Wekiva Trail at International Parkway in Heathrow. Spring Hammock is a well-known landmark to both residents and visitors to Seminole County because of its oasis-like appearance in the midst of a rapidly growing urban area. In honor of our wounded veterans, Cross Seminole Trail is the first in the nation to be designated as a Purple Heart Trail!

Hop on the trail in quaint downtown Oviedo where you can visit vintage shops and local dining. Pass through downtown Winter Springs to the Environmental Studies Center – home to the famous mud walk – then travel to Soldiers Creek Park to catch a ball game.

Continue past Cypress trees up to 200 feet high on either side of the trail, to Big Tree Park in Longwood home of the 3,500-year-old bald Cypress called “The Senator”. Continue through Lake Mary neighborhoods to convenient shopping, eateries and cycle rentals. Continue down Rinehart Road and take a left onto one of the largest suspension pedestrian bridges in the world.

Additional Details

Width: 127 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Concrete

Average Grade: 0%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Year Designated: 2012

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: Seminole County Cross Seminole Trail

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Public Contact:
Lori Hartsock
Program Coordinator, Greenways and Natural Lands
Seminole County Greenways and Natural Lands
3485 N. County Road 426
Geneva , FL 32732
(407)349-0959
lhartsock@seminolecountyfl.gov

 

Photos


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Scenic Cross Seminole Trail in beautiful Seminole

Scenic Cross Seminole Trail in beautiful Seminole

Cross Seminole Trail suspension pedestrian bridge.

Cross Seminole Trail suspension pedestrian bridge.

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