Best Easy Day Hikes Tallahassee  by Johnny Molloy

Best Easy Day Hikes: Tallahassee Guide Book

by Johnny Molloy (Falcon Guides)
Best Easy Day Hikes Tallahassee  by Johnny Molloy
Best Easy Day Hikes Tallahassee includes concise descriptions of the best short hikes in the area, with detailed maps of the routes. The 20 hikes in this guide are generally short, easy to follow, and guaranteed to please.

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Trails from the "Best Easy Day Hikes: Tallahassee" Guide Book
Displaying trails 20 of 20.

Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 20.

This is the longest and hilliest loop in the Bear Creek Tract of Lake Talquin State Forest. Begin by traveling the interpretive Talking Trees Trail. The Bear Creek Trail then takes you along the botan ...
Quincy, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.1
This hike explores a remote area of the Apalachicola National Forest. Bradwell Bay is known for its swamp hiking, but this Florida Trail trek stays mostly dry as it crosses a palmetto prairie before e ...
Sanborn, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.8
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This picturesque trek in St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge joins the Florida Trail as it enters “The Cathedral,” a tall palm forest where fronds form a roof over a gorgeous slice of the Big Bend. The ...
Saint Marks, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.2
This circuit hike travels hills and valleys that descend to Lake Talquin. The well-marked trail is part of three interconnected loops covering the steep south shore along the lake. The lakeside portio ...
Midway, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
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This fine loop, laid out by members of the local Florida Trail Association chapter, surveys the best of the Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park backcountry. First ramble along a stream before reaching Coon Botto ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
This loop is part of the quality trail system at Leon Sinks Geological Area. Here you can explore the Gopher Hole and Fisher Sink. The Gopher Hole is a watery cave opening cut into a hill. Fisher Cree ...
Woodville, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
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This circuit loops around Lake Overstreet, part of Alfred P. Maclay State Gardens. The trek uses doubletrack trails as it meanders over richly wooded hills rising from the water. Multiple views open ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.6
This city park, centered on Lake Esther, has a network of paths that together make for 3.5 miles of trails. This hike explores the lushly forested hilly tract, taking in most of the trails in one gran ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.9
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This loop, accessed by one of the many doubletrack trails coursing through Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park, explores the quiet side of the preserve. The singletrack rambles through hilly woods and across ope ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 3.6
You can learn a lot from a hike—especially this one. First travel a paved track through the talking trees—where hikers push buttons and the “trees” tell you about themselves. The path then circles a p ...
Quincy, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.1
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This easy loop hike, used by joggers, dog walkers, bicyclers, and hikers, makes an upland circuit on the west side of the Overstreet Tract of Alfred P. Maclay State Gardens. The wide path leaves the F ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking,Horseback Riding,Trail Running - Trail Length: 1.9
This hike makes a circuit around twin lakes. Starting at an old-time national forest recreation area, the interpretive path borders Silver Lake, where most recreation activities are centered, and then ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.3
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Mile per mile, this trail has more highlights than any other in the Apalachicola National Forest. Located in the Leon Sinks Geological Area, this hike offers trailside glimpses into the underground pl ...
Woodville, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3
This is one of the finest segments of the entire Florida Trail, which runs for 1,100-plus miles through the Sunshine State. Here the path meanders alongside a blackwater stream in a forest ranging fro ...
Crawfordville, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.4
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This hike circles a pool at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) created to enhance waterfowl habitat. Travel a section of the Florida Trail as it traces an elevated dike before picking up another ...
Saint Marks, FL - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 3.3
Enjoy a circuit that travels view-laden bluffs above Upper Lake Lafayette to reach the shores of Piney Z Lake. Walk beneath ancient live oaks to reach an archaeological site once occupied by aborigina ...
Tallahassee, FL - Hiking,Trail Running - Trail Length: 3.4
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This interpretive loop trail at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge travels along Picnic Pond and then circles Tower Pond, another popular birding locale. Marked interpretive stops along the way help ...
Saint Marks, FL - Hiking,Mountain Biking - Trail Length: 1.2
This loop hike originates at historic Wakulla Springs and Wakulla Springs Lodge, worthy destinations in their own right. Leave the lodge to explore bottomland woods and a smaller magnitude upwelling, ...
Wakulla Springs, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.7
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This hike explores one of the newer trail destinations in the Tallahassee area. Take the Nemours Trail to reach an area of habitat restoration. A side trip leads to Double Springs, a clear vent of wat ...
Wakulla Springs, FL - Hiking,Horseback Riding - Trail Length: 2.9
This loop explores a variety of ecosystems within the Fort Braden Tract of Lake Talquin State Forest. First travel dry uplands before descending along a vegetationally rich sandbottom spring branch to ...
Midway, FL - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.3
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