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Address: 5533 Alabama Street, Milton, FL 32572
Phone Number: 850-983-5338
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A Good Way To Spend Quality Time Outdoors

One of the best thing about Blackwater is the bike trail. Whether you peddle slow or fast, the paved trail will be a great way to get some exercise and see the countryside.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2013
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Pensacola, Florida
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Milton, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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 

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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 

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florida
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8 reviews 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.

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Oxford, MS
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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

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Destin, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

This paved trail is a nice place to stretch your legs. We walked 8 miles starting at the equestrian parking area (to avoid the town traffic crossings). Snapped a few pics of pitcher plants, birds, and many rabbits along the way.

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Pensacola, Florida
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15 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

One of the best thing about Blackwater is the bike trail. Whether you peddle slow or fast, the paved trail will be a great way to get some exercise and see the countryside.

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Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

We always park at the "Welcome station" near the public library. If you go towards town you end up in downtown Milton near the river and the buildings and river are lovely. If you don't want to stop a lot head the other direction for miles of a nice country ride! If you are into geocaching bring your GPS because... More 

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Mary Esther, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

This is a paved Rails to Trails path used by hikers, skaters, and bikers. It starts in town and stretches out into country to Whiting Field.

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Pensacola, Florida
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

great trail to bike or walk the only real drawback is that you have to cross traffic , which is very dangerous if you are riding with children .

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