Birding on the Space Coast of Florida

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Space Coast Biking
• The Coast to Coast Connector • East Central Regional Rail Trail
• St. John's River to Sea Loop • The East Coast Greenway

Mims, Titusville, Cocoa, Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Rockledge, Melbourne, Palm Bay
Space Coast Outdoors websites are sponsored by Dixie Crossroads Seafood Restaurant in Titusville, FL
Our Sister Websites: Space Coast Birding, Space Coast Paddling, Space Coast Hiking

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If you have knowledge of the various biking opportunities in the Space Coast, and are interested in working with me to get this information online, please contact Dave Rich at spacecoastoutdoors@gmail.com
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City of Titusville, FL: Cycling/Pedestrian Trails

The Titusville Florida Welcome & Information Center
28.610709 / -80.8081263
Trail City: Titusville Florida's Downtown Welcome Center invites you to learn about our three converging biking/walking trails. Information & a bike shop!
419 South Hopkins Ave., Titusville, FL 32796 • • (321) 607-6216

Our trail network runs from the Volusia County line through Brevard County and into the City of Titusville. The trail is managed by both the City and County based on location.
Please report any problems you see on or with the trail, so we can keep the trails safe.  Enjoy your walk, run, or ride!


The trail from the Brevard - Volusia line north to Edgewater is now open.
Bikers and hikers can now ride/walk the 25 miles between Titusville and Edgewater.
NEWSPAPER ARTICLE
Seeking more information on this section of the trail. eMail


What would you like to see for bike and walking trails in Brevard?

Space Coast TPO to Kick Off Bicycle Pedestrian Master Plan

The Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (SCTPO) is currently in the process of developing the 2018 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan (BPMP). The purpose of this plan is to create a connected system of bicycling and pedestrian facilities that serve the needs of Brevard County's residents and visitors.

As part of our public outreach efforts, the SCTPO is asking residents to complete a survey to help understand the bicycle, pedestrian, and trail needs of our county. Access the survey here or click the image to the left.

Help spread the word! Please post, send, or share the survey with your network of Brevard friends, family, and colleagues.

Titusville Designated as Florida's Second Trail Town

Space Coast; Titusville, FL, June 28, 2018 

Office of Greenways and Trails logo The City of Titusville was designated as a Trail Town at the June 27, 2018 Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Office of Greenways and Trails Council meeting held in Tallahassee, Florida.  A Florida Trail Town is a community close to a long-distance non-motorized recreational trail and welcomes hikers, bicyclists, skaters and joggers with restaurants, shops and lodging. Titusville is the second Trail Town designation given in the State of Florida. 

The City of Titusville is becoming the hub of three converging multi-use trails: the Coast-to-Coast Trail a 250-mile 12 foot wide multi-purpose trail running from St. Petersburg through downtown Titusville. Eventually this trail will continue from Titusville through the Canaveral National Seashore to the beautiful natural Atlantic Ocean beaches; the St. Johns River-to-Sea Loop a 260-mile loop encompasses five counties Volusia, Putnam, St. Johns, Flagler and Brevard that when complete runs from Titusville to St. Augustine along the Atlantic Coast and St. Johns River corridor; the East Coast Greenway connecting Calais, Maine to Key West Florida that when complete, the 3,000-mile trail will become the nation's longest connecting protected biking and walking route.

"We could not be more proud and excited about being designated Florida's second Trail Town by the Department of Environmental Protection", said Mayor Walt Johnson. "The city recognizes the economic impact and importance of becoming a Trail Town. We continue to work diligently to become the premier destination and Trail Town in the State.  Our downtown merchants are excited and beginning to see the increase in their businesses by those trail users who eat, shop, and enjoy our very unique offerings". City Council and Staff recently constructed a downtown Welcome Center that houses a bicycle shop providing information, maps, bicycle sales and rentals, repairs, equipment, and regular activities to help meet the needs of trail users. Since the Welcome Center opening a year ago, the city averages over a thousand visitors a month from every state so far except for Hawaii.

 "The City of Titusville earned this designation by taking many strident steps over the years to be more pedestrian and bicycle friendly," said Doug Alderson, Assistant Bureau Chief and Trail Town Coordinator with the Florida Office of Greenways and Trails. "Trail users are indeed fortunate that Titusville sits at the crossroads of three major multi-use trails. We hope other communities will follow their example."

To recognize Florida's Trail Towns, DEP's Office of Greenways and Trails encourages interested communities to conduct self-assessments to gauge their strengths and weaknesses in relation to nearby trails and users. Trail Town candidates are then considered for approval by the legislatively established Florida Greenways and Trails Council. Designated Trail Towns will be featured on the Office of Greenways and Trails website and given metal signs that can be placed at trailheads and town gateways.

Trail Town Presentation: https://youtu.be/v3d4yu1mkUE
We're Blazing Trails in Titusville: https://youtu.be/6M2KWgg_E0U
City of Titusville press release website

WHAT IS A FLORIDA TRAIL TOWN?


Ride the Trails in Titusville Florida - flyer

Biking, hiking or horseback - Trail Courtesy Tips. SCTPO Offers Etiquette Tips for All Trail Users

Bike Safe Titusville!

A Public Service Announcement about bike safety.
City of Titusville and Titusville Police Department present
a Public Service Announcement about bike safety, to inform
our bicycling public about the "rules of the road" as they
pertain to the city's bike and pedestrian trails.

Titusville's Blazing Trails
Community Cycle Fun Day Recap

Trail section opening community fun day
On Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, hundreds of bicyclists from across the state and local area gathered to ride the trails and have a community fun day.
Subscribe to the Florida Greenways and Trails Connections Newsletter.


ARCHIVED OLDER INFORMATION & PROGRAMS


For now, I'm starting to update this page with information about the bike / walk trail activities centering on my hometown, Titusville, FL


The Coast-to-Coast Connector
East Central Regional Rail Trail
St Johns River-to-Sea Loop Alliance
East Coast Greenway

Titusville Florida Welcome Center & Bike Shop
Titusville: Launch Your Adventure (maps)
Florida's Space Coast Office of Tourism
Space Coast Area Biking

Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization - Trails
TPO Bicycle/Pedestrian/Trails Advisory Committee Agendas & Projects
TPO Bicycle, Pedestrian, and Trails Advisory Committee Meetings
Space Coast TPO Newsletter ArchivesSign-up


The Greater Titusville Renaissance We now have several bike trails opening in North Brevard. GTR would like to help enhance the trails by planting shade trees and Florida native plants along the trails. If you are interested in participating in this community effort, please email us at info@greatertitusville.com or call Cathy at 321-607-6512.


North Brevard Bike/Walk Trails - 10/2017





ARCHIVES

We're Blazing Trails - Community Cycle Fun Day
February 23-24, 2018

CLICK HERE to go to the City of Titusville webpage with details of the trail.

Click the thumbnails below to watch video highlights from our Community Cycle Fun Day on YouTube.
Feb. 23 Ribbon Cutting Ceremony (25 min.)
The ribbon cutting at the opening of a large section of trail in Titusville, FL.
Feb. 24 Community Cycle Fun Day Recap (1.06 min.)
The Community of Titusville, FL. and friends initiate the new trail section
Two-Day Event Recap (1.06 min.)
Recap of the new trail section opening.
                  

COMMUNITY CYCLE FUN DAY
SATURDAY FEB. 24, 2018 — STARTS 9AM

Join us in Titusville for a day of family-friendly fun.
Come out and blaze trails with Celebrity Ride Leaders.
It all starts in Downtown Titusville at the beautiful new
Welcome Center (with plenty of parking nearby).
Stick around for the After Party at Sand Point Park.

We're Blazing Trails. Exciting fun day for bicyclers in Titusville
Click to Enlarge, Print & Share

GO To Titusville.org/blazingtrails for the BLAZING TRAILS CYCLE ROUTE MAP
and to REGISTER for one of the rides.
(GET A FREE T-SHIRT WITH RIDE REGISTRATION.)

WE'RE BLAZING TRAILS
The Dedication of Converging Trails
Friday, February 23, 2018 at 10:00am

Dedication of Converging Trails February 23, 2018

Friday's events will be invitation only.
Plan for food and fun as we dedicate the Florida East Central Regional Rail Trail, our multi-use trail in northern Brevard County, a place where three Major trail networks converge.


Open House for the Proposed Space Coast Trail

Thursday, December 7, 2017
Anytime between 5:00pm - 7:00pm
City of Titusville City Hall

Stop by anytime between 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. to learn more about the proposed Space Coast Trail and to submit comments on the proposal. Staff from the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), National Park Service (NPS), National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) will be available during the meeting to discuss the project.

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the construction of a multi-use trail from Parrish Park at the entrance to the Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge to Parking Area No. 1 within the Canaveral National Seashore and following Kennedy Parkway from Beach Road (CR 402) to US 1.

Proposed trails and meeting location
Invitation Brochure with Details • • Background and Proposal Details









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