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Here are 4 of the Best Bike Trails on Amelia Island

There may be no means of exploration more relaxing and charming than by bicycle. It’s one of our personal favorites! After all, Amelia Island is known as one of Flordia’s most beautiful places for biking. We’ve compiled a shortlist of the best Amelia Island bike trails for you to pedal along the coastline and take in the exquisite beauty of the maritime forest.

Be sure to snag a copy of our free Vacation Guide to help guide you in the right direction while planning your itinerary! Find more of our favorite outdoor activities, plus the best eateries and bucket list items that you won’t want to miss!

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4 of the Best Bike Trails on Amelia Island

An Amelia Island vacation is always a treat for travelers and those who arrive with a passion for cycling will find it’s a convenient place to locate bike rentals year-round. The following are a few options to consider when you’re ready to explore on two wheels.

1.  The Amelia Island Trail

Hit the best-paved bike trail on the island starting in Amelia Island State Park and cruise all the way to Peterspoint Beachfront Park. While you may not want to ride the full 6-miles, every stretch on the Amelia island Trail is nothing less than picturesque. With beautiful trees and water views lining the path, you’ll be happy you ventured out into the maritime forest.

2.  The Timucuan Trail

Whether you’re an avid biker or the type that simply enjoys a leisure cruise when the opportunity feels right, The Timucuan Trail is a shining gem that offers delivers a wonderful experience. This paved trail will lead you through Big Talbot Island State Park which overs excellent opportunities for wildlife viewing, as well as convenient beach access, and stunning marsh views. This trail connects to many other trails in the area, so we recommend mapping your route ahead of time.

3. Fort Clinch State Park Multi-Use Trail

Fort Clinch State Park, one of Amelia Island’s premier parks, features a fantastic multi-use trail for bikers and hikers alike. While this trail is more along the lines of a mountain biking trail, you’ll find it on the northern end of the island.

4. The Amelia River to Sea Trail

Our island has always been especially biker-friendly, but there’s even more to come! The Amelia River to Sea Trail (also known as the “Simmons Road Trail”) is sure to be a local favorite. This addition will add Amelia Island to a list of only 15 other Florida communities considered a Bicycle Friendly Community through the League of American Bicyclists.

couple admiring the sunset after their biking excursion on amelia island

2 of the Best Biking Companies on Amelia Island

1. Bike Amelia

The team at Bike Amelia has you covered when you can’t wait to bike your way through a scenic Amelia Island getaway! Often referred to as “the area’s most convenient bike rental service and equipment”, guests can enjoy renting high-quality beach cruisers with helmets included.

In addition to great rentals, the pros at Bike Amelia are all passionate about the work they do and the area they serve as well. Each team member happily offers advice on biking routes in the area whether you’re heading from Amelia Island State Park to Peter’s Point or extending your journey to places like Fort Clinch State Park, too. They’ll even assist with roadside assistance or bike replacement upon request, if any issues arise.

2. Amelia’s Wheels

  • Reserve Rentals by Phone(904) 277-5120
  • LocationAmelia Village Circle
  • Hours of Operation: 9:00 am until 5:00 pm (Monday through Sunday)
  • Rental Options: Two hours at a time, a full day, or multi-day, or weekly rentals.

Another great option for travelers who are taking time to enjoy the Amelia Island trails on two wheels is to head over to Amelia’s Wheels to rent quality gear for their stay. This comprehensive stop for all of your cycling needs while you’re in town and offers as a gateway to more than 7 miles of trails right on-site! The property offers up routes that take you to points of interest ranging from Drummond Point Park and Walker’s Landing to Aury Island as well. Amelia’s Wheels offers guests access to Segway tours if you’re up for expanding your exploration fun in a unique way.

If you’re not sure exactly where you want to explore, the team is ready and waiting with convenient trail maps to check out. Single-speed rental bikes are available with coaster brakes in all sizes including youth through adult selections.

woman walking down the amelia island beach wheeling her bike along

Additional Resources For Your Amelia Island Biking Adventure

Enjoy Our Historic Accommodations at The Addison on Amelia Island

Enjoy your Amelia Island stay in style when you make reservations at The Addison on Amelia. Enjoy a bed and breakfast experience that’s one of a kind and let us elevate your getaway with plenty of luxury included. Be sure to ask us about the bikes we have on-site for our guests to enjoy free of charge while you’re in town as well! Reach out today to learn more.

Room 2 at The Addison on Amelia Island

There’s no better place to stay than The Addison on Amelia Island when you book your island getaway! You can’t beat our location right in the heart of the downtown historic district of Fernandina Beach. Stay close to the best things to do on Amelia Island. Plus, we’ll even provide complimentary bikes for you to explore all these fascinating trails! Plus, after your afternoon of perusing the island, you can find respite at our charming inn for a delightful happy hour on the back porch overlooking the garden. Check our availability to find the perfect suite for you and book your stay with us today!