Naples SW FL Bike Paths Bike Rentals Biking Trails
Naples is going and growing green – that means more bike paths and more bicycle friendly streets, routes and trails for residents and visitors. The City of Naples, Florida is a bicycle friendly city! There are more than 30 miles of bicycle pathways in Naples alone. Naples is expanding the number of bicycle lanes in the city and the Naples Pathway Coalition is working to expand cycle and pedestrian links. Bicycle rental and repair shops are available throughout the city. To feature your Naples SW FL business, contact us.
Take a Naples SW Florida Biking Vacation – you’ll find miles of biking trails here. The long Gulf of Mexico seacoast. The picturesque ocean waves and sandy beaches. All of this and more makes Naples a glorious place for a bike ride. Whether you choose to take it slow and soak in the scenery or peddle hard and push yourself to the limit the ideal trail is waiting for you to discover it.
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Naples Florida Bike Path Brochure
The Naples Pathways Coalition publishes a free Naples FL bike map. The map is available at Naples City Hall, the Chamber of Commerce, or you may download it here. This map includes Naples Florida bike paths and designated bike lanes, as well as roads with Share the Road designations for cyclists. You’ll also find popular tourist attraction locations marked throughout the city.
Florida Bike Laws
Florida’s bicycle laws are similar to most other states. For your own safety we suggest you learn and obey all bicycling laws. Nationally, only about 30 percent of bicycle injuries treated in emergency rooms involve collisions with motor vehicles and fewer than one in 700 bicycle injuries is fatal. In 70 percent of police-reported bicycle-motor vehicle crashes, the cyclists involved had violated traffic rules. Download this brochure and know the rules. (Provided by the City of Naples.)
Remember though, even if you’re obeying the rules, you need to watch for vehicles. There are many visiting drivers and elderly drivers here in Florida. Being right doesn’t make up for being dead.
Wilderness Bike Rides
If you are looking for a “back to nature” bicycling adventure, consider a bike ride at nearby Collier Seminole State Park. The trails are quite flat and always scenic. The park entrance is about a 45 minute drive from downtown Naples.
Collier-Seminole State Park Trails
Collier-Seminole State Park
239-394-3397; 8:00-Sunset, 7 days a week
Slightly east of Naples, the park’s bicycle trails run through a pine forest that bordered by a beautiful hardwood hammock. Off-road bicycle trail has a sandy base, and overlaps the historic Marco Road. The area is abundant with wildlife, including alligators, osprey and bobcats.
Length: 3.5 miles (off-road)
Naples SW FL Bike Clubs
Naples Velo Bicycle Club
Bonita Bay Bicycle Club
27161 Enclave Dr
Bonita Bay, FL 34134