Withlacoochee State Trail Bicycle Ride7/20/2014South Section from Croom Road to South End. This is the first of four rides that will give the participant the opportunity to see and ride the entire 46 mile length of this fabulous rail-to-trail park.Enjoy riding through the Withlacoochee State Forest, and enjoying nature with the gopher tortoises and blue birds. On this ride we will ride south from Ridge Manor 6 miles to the terminus, then north past our cars to Croom Road, and back again to our cars. Rest stops will be available as needed, with bathrooms at the Ridge Manor trailhead. Approximate distance: 22 miles, and we will be riding for about 3 hours. Pace: 10 to 12 mph (easy to moderate). Difficulty: Easy to moderate. Leader: Ben Berauer at 352-610-6704, email@example.com (Suncoast).