Al Tuttle Trail (a.k.a. Boundary Canal Trail)
Description: This trail is a 10 foot wide 1.5 mile long paved trail that meanders between the cities of Palm Bay and Malabar. It is also adjacent to the Malabar Scrub Sanctuary that provides unpaved biking trails for recreational use.
The Al Tuttle Trail portion of the trail is part of a proposed 22-mile South Brevard Linear Trail, which will connect various preserve lands within the communities of Malabar, Palm Bay, Grant-Valkaria and Micco.
Parking: There are two access point for the trail. One is the Boundary Canal Trail Head located at 1938 Port Malabar Boulevard, Palm Bay, Florida. Note: Parking is very limited. The second trail head is at the Sand Hill Trail Head which is located at 1400 Marie Street, Malabar, FL 32950. The Marie street facility has better parking opportunities and facilities in general. Thank you City of Malabar!
Brevard Zoo Trail
A work in progress for over 20 years. The Brevard Zoo Linear Park will be 3.5 miles (5.6 km) long and will run from the Zoo to the north end of Turtle Mound Road. Currently a 1 mile section of a 10 feet wide boardwalk has been completed which starts at the Brevard Zoo.
Coast to Coast Trail
Florida Coast-to-Coast Trail, which will be a paved multiuse facility that runs about 250 miles across the state of Florida. It will connect the St. Petersburg on the west, through Central Florida, to the Atlantic Coast on the east at Canaveral National Seashore. Brevard County portion of the C2C, which is currently a work in progress, takes you over the Max Brewer Bridge in Titusville, through the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge to Canaveral National Seashore.
Grapefruit ATB Trail
Parking: Within the parking lot by the main trail sign. Route your GPS's to 1414 Norbert Rd NE, Palm Bay, FL 32907, take the dirt road on the east side of the drainage canal, and the parking lot will be on your right.
Managed By: Brevard Mountain Bike Association
Cameron Reserve Trail
This 100 acres preserve has several unmarked unpaved hiking and biking trails. The Yellow Connector Trail between the Malabar Scrub Sanctuaries run along the north edge of the property.
Malabar Scrub SanctuaryThere are several trails in the sanctuary:
- Red Loop 2.75 miles (4.43 km) unpaved hiking trail.
- White 1.0 mile (1.6 km) unpaved hiking trail.
- Blue .75 miles (1.21 km) paved exercise trail.
- Al Tuttle .9 miles (1.4 km) paved multi-use trail runs along the eastern edge of the sanctuary.
Malabar Scrub Sanctuary (West Trail)
(a.k.a. Brook Hollow Trails)There are several unpaved hiking trails:
- The Red Trail Loop is 1.5 miles (2.4 km) long and provides access to the east end of the Blue Trail and south end of the Turkey Creek MBT.
- The Blue Trail Loop is 2 miles (3.2 km) long.
- A .9 miles (1.4 km) Yellow Connector Trail through the Cameron Reserve to Malabar Scrub
Moccasin Island Tract TrailLocation: Viera
Description: There are three hiking trails in this Conservation Area:
- White blaze trail: 2.5 miles (4.0 km) one way to observation tower overlooking Lake Winder.
- Yellow blaze trail: 3.1 miles (5.0 km) one way to Oak Hammock Loop (Red Trail).
- Red blaze trail loop: 2 miles (3.2 km)
Caution Hunting is permitted and livestock may be present
Parking: The How To Get There section of this post gives detailed instructions on how to get on the 3.5 mile road that will take you to the Moccasin Island Tract parking pasture. Driving down the washboard road, you’re riding alongside Duda Ranch property, and you’ll notice signs that tell you not to stop on the road. Pay attention. If you stop, somebody in a Duda Company truck will probably come along and ask you to keep moving. Also, be advised that offroad vehicles (including motorcycles and all-terrain or track vehicles) are not allowed on the property.
Managed by: St. Johns River Water Management District
Wickham Park Trails
Description: This 391.04-acre regional park features a wide variety of recreational opportunities through the park’s open areas, pine woods and lakes. Wickham park has a 4 miles of dirt trail which is utilized by bikes, hikers and runners.
Managed By: Brevard County Parks and Recreation
Three Forks Marsh Trail
A 16.9 miles trail/road through the marsh. The south 2.4 miles section of the trail from T. M. Goodwin WMA (C-54 Canal) provides access to an observation Tower Caution: Hunting is permitted.