Maps and Directions

The Upper Tampa Bay trail runs vertically through north Tampa and chances are, you live close to an access point. The northern most access point is Peterson road and the southernmost point is at Montague street. Walkers can join the trail at any point and travel as far as they like. To provide more in-depth information, the trail is divided into 4 segments:

Peterson Road to Almark Trailhead

The northernmost segment of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail runs from Peterson Road Park to Almark Trailhead near Ehrlich road and is approximately 1.25 miles long. Most of this part of the trail is made up of sidewalks and runs through suburban neighborhoods. The only parking is at the Peterson Road Park and is free. More info...

Citrus Park Trailhead to Wilsky Blvd Trailhead

The most accessible section of the trail is the portion that runs from the Citrus Park trailhead near Ehrlich Road to the Wilsky Blvd trail head. This shady section of the trail is 2.5 miles long. Parking is available at both ends. At the Citrus Park Trailhead, there are: three parking lots near the intersection of Ehrlich Road and Gunn Hwy, which are free. At the Wilsky Blvd Trailhead, there is a small parking lot that charges $2 to park. More info...

Wilsky Blvd Trailhead to Channel Park Trailhead

The heart of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail is the segment that stretches from the Wilsky Blvd trailhead to the Channel Park Trailhead on Waters Avenue. It is approximately 2.25 miles long and boasts some of the most scenic views. Parking is available at the Wilsky Blvd Trailhead ($2) and at the Waters Avenue Trailhead ($2). In addition, the park can be accessed from several neighborhoods that border its edges. More info...

Channel Park Trailhead to Old Memorial Trailhead

The southernmost stretch of the Upper Tampa Bay Trail leads from the Channel Park Trailhead to its termination point at Old memorial Trailhead on Montague street, near Alonso High School. This section of the trail is 1.5 miles long and is the most exposed and sunny. Parking is available at the Channel Park Trailhead ($2) and at the Old Memorial Trailhead. More info...