Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
The Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail is a popular walking, running and biking trail Spanning 38 miles, it offers spectacular views of Tampa Bay and the surrounding area, passing through all of the major cities in Pinellas County. The trail is well maintained with regular mowing, pruning, and damage repair. Several rest areas feature signage explaining the history of the area and various features along the pathway. It is part of the United States’ East Coast Greenway system.
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Caladesi Island State Park
2.64km from Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
A three-mile nature trail, a marina, picnic pavilions, bathhouses, a park concession stand, and a beach is what you will encounter in Caladesi Island State Park. The Caladesi Island beach was listed as the best beach in United States by Dr. Beach in 2008.
Caladesi Island State Park
3.74km from Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
Caladesi Island State Park, is a beach lover's dream come true. With crystal clear turquoise waters, white sugar sand beach and an array of activities available to do, this park promises to be an unforgettable experience. From kayaking through the mangrove forest to catching the ferry and exploring neighboring islands; nature observing with its abundance of water-birds and wildlife; swimming in the warm gulf to fishing off the Caladesi Pier - there’s something for everybody.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium
4.31km from Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
Dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick and injured marine animals, public education, conservation, and research. Numerous forms of marine life are permanent residents at the aquarium, all of which have serious injuries that prevent their return to the wild.
Pier 60 Park
4.92km from Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
Pier 60 Park, is a stunning destination for nature-lovers and beach-goers alike. This park sits on the white sand beaches of Clearwater Beach, surrounded by the bright blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico. Visitors can take part in activities such as snorkeling, boating, kayaking, as well as fishing off the park’s iconic 1,080 foot long pier. Additionally, there are plenty of walking trails throughout the park that guests can explore to admire the natural beauty of wetland habitats and wildlife.
5.19km from Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
The Dunedin Causeway is a beautiful bridge that connects downtown Dunedin to Honeymoon Island in Pinellas County, Florida. The two mile long causeway created as part of the construction of U.S. Highway 19 was built in 1925 and has been used ever since by both locals and visitors alike. Not only does the causeway provide an easy path for vehicles to reach the island, but it also provides a stunning view of St Joseph's Sound which sparkles any time that sunlight hits the water.
5.35km from Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail
Clearwater Beach is an excellent holiday destination known for its spectacular sunsets, sugar-white sands and crystal-clear waters. Its award-winning beaches are perfect for swimming, sunbathing, sailing or simply watching the dolphins which play in the surf. There's also plenty of shopping, seafood restaurants and entertainment to enjoy - from athletic events to Broadway shows - all located along lights-filled streets lined with boutiques, galleries and nightclubs.
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Second-smallest county in Florida by land area. Due to its small size and high population, by the early 21st century Pinellas County has been mostly built out, with very little developable land left available.