16.6 miles one way
Can be accessed via Apoxee Trail, SWA Trail or by parking at 8264 Northlake Blvd. and hiking/biking along the sidewalk 0.5 mi east to the trailhead.
bikeable perimeter trail follows a levee containing sections of loose sand, dirt, and crushed concrete. The trail connects with both the Apoxee Trail and SWA Trails.
Wading birds include snowy egrets, glossy ibis, and roseate spoonbills. Alligators are common in the canal, while bobcat and deer can sometimes be sighted on the levee.
Hiking, wildlife viewing, and biking.
Dawn-Dusk if accessed from the SWA Palmetto parking lot, or 7am-6pm if accessed from the Apoxee parking lot.
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