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Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve

Address: Bristol, FL
Phone Number: 850-643-2756
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Ranked #2 of 3 Attractions in Bristol
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Dade City, Florida
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

For many central floridians getting the time to get to the mountains for hiking is a 3-4 day issue. Well I found the place for a 2 day getaway. You must visit this place. There's not another place in Florida like this. It offers trails like that in Northeast or Northwest Georgia. Serious up and downs with switchback trails that... More

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Gregory, MI
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This Preserve was the reason I drove down to the panhandle from Michigan. As an amateur Paleo-ecologist, this area interested me as an example of a non-glaciated ecosystem. The most interesting plant to me was the Pinus palustris, the Long leafed Pine.(very Pliocene!) It was 37 degrees at the trailhead when I started hiking, but the sun was shining. Prepare... More

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West Chester, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2012

Having hiked mostly on the coastal panhandle--where everything is flat--this was really a great surprise. It is definitely not flat. It has ravines that you go down into and then back up to the top. The forest is quite different as well. But the view from the bluff is fabulous--you just don't think of Florida as having real bluffs! Great... More

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