Enjoy Ocala’s Santos Mountain Biking Trails

Whether you are riding your horse or your mountain bike, be sure to check out the Santos Trail Head.

The Santos Biking Trails are 81,290 acres of pure off-road riding bliss.

Santos is the largest and best known mountain biking park in the Ocala, Florida area or, arguably for the entire state.

Santos’ official designation is Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway – that’s certainly a mouth full… The Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway was born out of the failed Cross Florida Barge Canal which was terminated in the late 60s due to environmental concerns, among others.

Santos has a reputation as one of the finest places to mountain bike in Florida – you can believe the hype. Let me first say that there is something at Santos for any level of off-road bike rider. The trails are well maintained, well marked and even though the map looks like it’s incredibly difficult to navigate, I found the trail system to be relatively easy to find my way around in its labyrinth, although a map and compass does come in handy. What impresses me most about Santos is the fact that it’s relatively easy to create an enjoyable ride for all levels of biking ability.

Check out this video to see the Santos trails in action!

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