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AIS Trail Park

Description: A hidden off the main path park with a .7 mile unpaved nature trail with a boardwalk and overlook of Turkey Creek.  
Parking:  No offical parking lot.  Dirt parking area located at 2804 Hickory Ave NE, Palm Bay, FL 32905  
Managed: City of Palm Bay

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Al Tuttle Trail (a.k.a. Boundary Canal Trail)

Location: Malabar

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!

Managed: Space Coast Environmentally Endangered Lands, Town of Malabar Trails and Greenways Committee, Grant-Valkaria Trails and Greenways Committee

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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.

Managed By: Brevard County Parks and Recreation

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.

Fox Lake Sanctuary

Fox Lake Sanctuary is a 2,568 acres nature Sanctuary managed by the Brevard County Environmentally Endangered Lands Program. The Sanctuary is located west of Fox Lake Park in Titusville.

Fox Lake Sanctuary is home to a variety of habitats including: wet prairie, mesic flatwoods and oak-saw palmetto scrub.

The trailhead is located near the Fox Lake Park boat ramp. Visitors can enjoy 7 miles of hiking, mountain biking, equestrian trails and scenic lake overviews. A 4 mile marked paddling trail extending from Fox Lake to South Lake is also available.

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Grapefruit ATB Trail

Location: Palm Bay
Description: 2.5 miles of singletrack surrounding an advanced dirt jump track filled with hips, transfers, and doubles. After completing the beginner entrance trail the rider is taken on a one way loop with many options to ride drops, tabletops, gap jumps, step-ups, berms, and various jump lines. The rider has the option to session areas including sub-loops and can pass all advanced sections in favor of flowy singletrack with quick changing elevation. Trails are well marked, helmets are required, and caution is recommended.

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.

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Malabar Scrub Sanctuary

There 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.

    Managed By: Brevard County Parks and Recreationl

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
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Moccasin Island Tract Trail

Location: 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

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Wickham Park Trails

Location: Melbourne

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

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Tosohatchee State Reserve

The Tosohatchee Wildlife Management Area is a rural area of 30,000 acres located off of Colonial drive. The area includes a 11.3 mile section of the Florida Trail and a 22 miles of multi-use trails that are shared by mountain bikers, horseback riders and hikers.

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.