Thanks to North America’s third largest downtown waterfront system and 225 parks, St. Pete is your place to move. Our paddling trails, cycling trails, scores of recreation centers, and sports leagues keep people moving in the beautiful sun.
Pinellas County is home to the largest network of cycling and pedestrian trails in the Southeast.Ride or walk The Pinellas Trail, 37 miles of former railroad from downtown St. Pete all the way to the north of Pinellas County. Stop at farmers’ markets, parks and eateries along the way.
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The City of St. Petersburg and Pinellas County prioritize local recreational infrastructure, with the goal of making St. Pete one of the most pedestrian and bike friendly cities in the nation.Bicycle lanes, recreational trails, sidewalks, and routes for non-motorized vehicles connect St. Pete’s neighborhoods. St. Pete’s bike sharing program has positioned 300 rental bikes in 30 locations from the Downtown Waterfront District to the Grand Central District.
No. 1 Pet Friendly Large City in the U.S.
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Parks— St. Pete's parks systems rank No. 1 in Florida and No. 15 in the U.S.
Miles of bike lanes, sidewalks, and shared-use trails
Miles of preserved downtown waterfront- the third largest in North America
Visitors and residents enjoy some of the world's best beaches just a short drive from downtown St. Pete, including Clearwater Beach, named TripAdvisor's No. 1 Beach in the U.S. for three of the last four years.
Minutes from Beach Drive, Sunken Gardens is a 100-year old botanical paradise complete with lush with exotic plants from around the world. Explore cascading waterfalls, beautiful demonstration gardens, more than 50,000 tropical plants, and flowers. Just south from downtown’s bustle, you’ll find the nation’s largest inner city nature preserve, Boyd Hill — 6 miles of trails and experiential nature programs.