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      Explore some of the best mountain biking throughout Florida, the southeastern U.S. and even internationally.

      Santos includes 90+ miles of single-track diverse bike trails for beginners as well as expert-level trails that will challenge even the most elite riders.

      Developed and maintained through a partnership with the volunteer-based Ocala Mountain Bike Association, Santos is perennially rated as one of the best mountain bike facilities in existence. Numerous wooden “features” and the Vortex Free ride area located in a former lime rock quarry provide extreme terrain in the flat lands of Florida.
      Primary Trail Type: Cross-Country
      eBikes Allowed: Yes
      Land Status: State Park
      Land Manager: Marjorie Harris Carr Cross Florida Greenway State Park
      Santos Trailhead Parking google parking directions
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      Region Details
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      Region Status
      Caution as of Apr 15, 2024
      Local Trail Association

      Stats

      Avg Trail Rating
      Trails (view details)
      26
      Trails Mountain Bike
      25
      Trails E-Bike
      22
      Trails Hike
      17
      Trails Trail Running
      17
      Trails Dirtbike/Moto
      1
      Total Distance
      18 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      3 miles
      Total Descent
      564 ft
      Total Vertical
      66 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      105 ft
      Reports
      1,506
      Photos
      1,010
      Ridden Counter
      34,244

      Photos of Santos Mountain Bike

      trail: John Brown
      2 |
      Apr 6, 2024 @ 3:20am
      Apr 6, 2024
      trail: Pine Tree
      8 |
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 1:23pm
      Feb 25, 2024
      trail: Pine Tree
      6 |
      Feb 25, 2024 @ 1:15pm
      Feb 25, 2024
      4 |
      Feb 12, 2024 @ 7:34am
      Feb 12, 2024
      3 |
      Feb 12, 2024 @ 7:25am
      Feb 12, 2024
      3 |
      Feb 12, 2024 @ 7:23am
      Feb 12, 2024
      3 |
      Feb 9, 2024 @ 2:56pm
      Feb 9, 2024
      trail: Pine Tree
      6 |
      Jan 30, 2024 @ 1:59pm
      Jan 30, 2024

      Videos of Santos Mountain Bike

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      trail: John Brown
      | Apr 8, 2024
      play stupid games win stupid prizes
      trail: John Brown
      | Mar 8, 2024
      Nipped tree resulting in fall of hill
      trail: John Brown
      235 | Feb 21, 2022
      Santos - Again
      trail: Dr. Ruth
      187 | Jan 11, 2021
      Santos 2023

      5:15 | 27 | Mar 6, 2024
      youtuber Are these the Toughest Trails in Florida? ...
      trail: Anthill
      9:51 | 476 | Feb 14, 2022 , Ocala
      Magic Mountain Wipeout @ Santos MTB Park
      1:41 | 534 | Sep 5, 2009
      John Brown Trail @ Santos MTB Park
      trail: John Brown
      6:21 | 669 | Jun 19, 2009

      Recent Trail Reports

      statustraildateconditioninfouser
      Baseline Trail
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 6:43am
      Jul 27, 2022
      DryStill maturing. Softer grass in many placesReeseter
      41st Court Connector
      Jul 27, 2022 @ 6:43am
      Jul 27, 2022
      DrySome plant overgrowth in one small sectionReeseter

      Activity Feed

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      MicahScottwishlisttrailactivity #51420439
      Apr 19, 2024 @ 8:32pm
      2 days
      MicahScottwishlisttrailactivity #51420438
      Apr 19, 2024 @ 8:32pm
      2 days
      campsogowishlistrouteactivity #51412974
      Apr 19, 2024 @ 5:10pm
      2 days
      Benp00Cbncommenttrailactivity #51189849 and 1 more
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 6:46pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      Benp00Cbnriddentrailactivity #51189776
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 6:44pm
      Apr 14, 2024

      Recent Comments

      usernametypetitlecommentdate
      Benp00CbntrailJohn BrownMaybe not a quite as demanding on the tech...
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 6:50pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      Benp00CbntrailMiller MileI like this trail despite it being hardly...
      Apr 14, 2024 @ 6:46pm
      Apr 14, 2024
      rfulton82trailBryar PatchMy favorite little trail. So much fun packed...
      Nov 4, 2023 @ 5:14am
      Nov 4, 2023
      rfulton82trailBunnyGreat flowing trail.
      Nov 4, 2023 @ 5:13am
      Nov 4, 2023
      coculltrailSpeedwayShould be a green
      Oct 4, 2023 @ 6:39pm
      Oct 4, 2023

      Nearby Areas

      namedistance
      Vortex 5 2 3 10.8 km
      Spider Kingdom 8 2 12.4 km
      Landbridge 44.9 km
      Christmas Section 1 26.5 km
      Nayl's 1 28.7 km

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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike2514 miles535 ft3 miles59 ft
      #162#741,0091,506912,959
      E-Bike2213 miles522 ft3 miles59 ft
      #62#201,4942406
      Hike1713 miles259 ft2 miles66 ft
      #252#1421,47552
      Trail Running1713 miles259 ft2 miles66 ft
      #252#14011,47558
      Dirtbike/Moto13,743 ft3 ft433 ft10 ft
      1834
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