The Fred Marquis Pinellas Trail is a rail trail in Pinellas County, Florida. It stretches from Tarpon Springs in the north to St. Petersburg in the south, passing through the towns of Dunedin, Clearwater, Largo, Seminole, South Pasadena and Gulfport. It is utilized for walking, jogging, cycling and inline skating. Many trail users commute to work using the Pinellas Trail instead of using a motor vehicle. The distance of the main trail currently covers 38.2 miles (61.5 km).
The Pinellas Trail was named after Fred Marquis, a former Pinellas County Administrator who served from 1979 until 2000.
... Unlike most rail trails which transverse rural countrysides, the Pinellas Trail travels through several very urban areas ... Petersburg and Tarpon Springs, trail users are encouraged to be cautious ...
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