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Address: 5533 Alabama Street, Milton, FL 32572
Phone Number: 850-983-5338
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Beautiful Scenic Trail

Nice walking or biking trail. I am from the area and have walked this trail many times. It is very peaceful and serene. It does cross over a few streets and goes past a few... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Milton, Florida
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Milton, Florida
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14 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice walking or biking trail. I am from the area and have walked this trail many times. It is very peaceful and serene. It does cross over a few streets and goes past a few houses and the town library. I've never been inside the welcome center so I can't say what it offers. Overall a very nice walk through... More 

Thank GaryRosa89
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

I like this trail for recreational bicycling. Easy access. Nice parking areas. Trail has a little bit of an incline, but not hard at all. Restrooms and stopping points along the way. Very good surface. Not a great deal to see, but trail is usually shady except mid-day (11-2), making it a welcome place to ride in Florida's hot summers.... More 

Thank Chloe T
Milton, Florida
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Wonderful short rail trail! Most people begin near the Truly Spokin bike shop at the trailhead and pedal north. The trail extends about 8 miles to Whiting Field (Navy). Highway crossing and street crossing can occasionally have traffic. Near the north end of the trail, one can exit onto Whiting Field Circle to explore county roads for lots of great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

Very clean trail. I have hiked & biked this trail for many years. During spring i even had a photo shoot of our 2 yr old daughter near one of the beautiful cottages on the trail. (Asked permission from couple who lives there) My older boys 10&8 Love biking the whole trail. We even stopped near munson hwy area to... More 

Thank scoutmom405
Pensacola, Florida
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211 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

My husband and I took our daughter on this trail and we enjoyed it. There is plenty of shade. It's paved, and nice for joy riding. There are plenty of picnic areas, bathrooms, and even a small park. It's not the most scenic of trails, and I didn't like the part of the ride that crossed streets. Overall, very nice.

Thank Katie R
Milton, Florida
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54 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

This is a Rails to Trails project that has proven to be a wonderful and well used trail. You will find joggers, bikers, people strolling and enjoying nature or walking their dogs, bird watchers and elderly people on scooters. The trail is a paved, easy trail that makes a nice bike ride with some slight hills as well as long... More 

Thank Bonnie K
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

LOVE LOVE LOVE this trail! approx 10 miles, you can get a good 20 mile run if you start at old Tar Plant rd & Canal Street in Milton, Florida and go all the way to Whiting Field Gate. There are benches to stop & rest along the way, a water fountain & picnic tables. Fairly flat, but away from... More 

Thank Donnadesignedittoday
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Nice quiet path that we walk everyday, just about. Birds singing, a restroom along the way, occasionally pass bike people. A very nice path.

Thank rascalnorth
Oxford, MS
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We started at the Visitor's Center near the Santa Rosa County Library, which is the address listed: 5533 Alabama Street. This is about mile marker 2. If you are in the parking lot of the Visitor's Center and walk to the left, you will walk past some houses into a more rural area. The path is paved with lots of... More 

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Not very inte resting, really just went around the back of the main way, behind whataburger and other commercial areas. boring

1 Thank Sealcheri

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