Bike rides bring additional traffic to Lake Apopka Loop Trail

MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 14, 2016 -- Visitors to the St. Johns River Water Management District's Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional bicycle traffic on western segments of the non-motorized loop trail on select dates.

MAITLAND, Fla., Nov. 14, 2016 — Visitors to the St. Johns River Water Management District’s Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional bicycle traffic on western segments of the non-motorized loop trail on select dates.

WHAT: Horrible Hundred Ride 2016
WHEN: Nov. 20 beginning at 8 a.m.
WHERE: Lake Apopka Loop Trail (multiple trail segments)

WHAT: Apopkalypse 100k Gravel Ride 2016 (formerly Claymont 100k)
WHEN: Nov. 27 beginning at 7:30 a.m.
WHERE: Lake Apopka Loop Trail (multiple trail segments)

Most additional traffic is expected to impact trails on the western side of the Lake Apopka North Shore. The Lake Apopka Loop Trail covers more than 20 miles and provides hiking and biking opportunities across the property. For more information about recreation on district land, visit www.sjrwmd.com/recreation.