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Catch sight of some amazing wildlife while hiking the trail or paddling the river in a canoe. Birds, like Osprey and Red-Shouldered Hawks, as well as turtles and alligators may be seen while using this trail. And smaller, 4-winged friends can be found in our butterfly garden, which is also located along the trail.
Little Econ Greenway
Little Econ Greenway
Bench Bicycling Butterfly Garden Canoe/Kayak Fishing Leashed Pet Allowed Scenic Skating Trails
Hours of Operation:
Sunrise to sunset
Phone Number: (407) 254-9030
Address:
2451 Dean RD
Orlando, FL
Acreage: 8.1 miles
Location:
Points of Interest:
This paved trail extends 8.1 miles from the intersection of Alafaya Trail and Lokanotosa Trail, through Jay Blanchard Park, to Forsyth Road. The Trail features riverside recreation, picnicking, wildlife watching, and canoe trails. There is available parking/access areas at Jay Blanchard Park, Econ Soccer Complex, Arcadia Acres and on Harrel Road, just north of Colonial Drive. There is also a paved trailhead on the north side of S.R. 50, just east of Goldenrod Road. The LEG will eventually extend 10 miles linking the University of Central Florida to the Cady Way Trail, then to the Cross Seminole Trail system, through the city of Oviedo and back to Blanchard Park. A butterfly Garden is available for viewing.

Little Econ Greenway pocket map

Be Trail Smart: Follow These Guidelines

  • Trails are open from sunrise to sunset.
  • Plan your route and inform others of your destination.
  • Buddy up: travel with a friend.
  • Carry a cell phone so you can communicate and access trail maps.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Do not use head phones.
  • Helmets are required by law for all bicyclists under age 16 and are recommended for everyone.
  • Bicycles must follow all traffic laws of the State of Florida and obey all traffic controls and signals (Florida Statutes 316.2065). All users must yield at crossings and intersections.
  • Give a clear warning signal when passing.
  • Stay to the right except when passing.
  • Use the nearest yellow Emergency Response System Marker to pinpoint your location. Call 911 for emergencies. Call 311 for information and to report non-emergency issues.
  • Bicyclists, skaters and skateboarders must maintain control and yield to walkers and runners. Using skateboards, bikes and skates on any fixture other than the trail is prohibited.
  • Pets must be controlled on a leash no greater than 6 feet. Owners are required to clean up after their pets.
  • Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Notice of consent to inspection: Every person entering an Orange County Park, upon request by an enforcement officer shall exhibit the contents of any container. Compliance with such a request is a condition of entry to a Park (Orange County Code Sections 29-56 & 29-57).
  • No motorized vehicles except law enforcement, emergency responders and maintenance vehicles. Electric mobility devices are permitted by persons with mobility related disabilities.

Multi-Use Trail Guidelines

  • Bicyclists, skaters and skateboarders must be in control and yield to horseback riders, walkers and runners.
  • When meeting horseback riders, slow down and move along side of the trail.
  • When passing horses from behind, speak in a normal voice and announce your presence.
  • Horseback riders must be in control at all times.
  • Horseback riders must yield before crossing a paved trail.
  • Stay on open trails and respect private property. Leave no trace and never scare animals.

Contact Us

Orange County Parks and Recreation
4801 W. Colonial Dr.
Orlando, FL 32808

Email: parks@ocfl.net
Phone: (407) 836-6200
Parks' Events InfoLine: (407) 836-6280
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Twitter: @OrangeCoParksFL