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“One of our favorite rides”

Ranked #15 of 83 things to do in Tallahassee
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Owner description: Trail following Florida's oldest railroad line.
Tallahassee, Florida
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18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“One of our favorite rides”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2013

This is an easy, scenic spin from Tallahassee to St. Marks. Once we reach st. Marks, we either ride up to the lighthouse, or tool around the docks. The entire trail is smoothly paved. The overhanging canopy of trees offers shade. One quick warning to female cyclists and runners: please bring a partner. I've never experienced any problems, but have heard about some safety issues in the more secluded sections of the trail.

Visited August 2013
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Tallahassee, Florida
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39 reviews
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“Best bike trail on Tally”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2013

If you are used to flatland trails this is a must for hilly Tallahassee. This trail is nicely shaded by mature trees, perfect for a hot summer bike ride.

Visited July 2013
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“Ride in the shade without traffic”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2013

In hot days, a great place to ride your bike is the St. Mark's trail. A "Rails-to-Trails" project, it is almost exactly flat, newly paved, with a canopy of tress protecting you from the hot sun. You can go all the way to St. Marks, or turn around anytime. There are rest rooms and benches for stopping if desired.

Visited July 2013
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Tallahassee
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127 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Just perfect”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2013

This trail is absolutely wonderful. Well maintained and beautiful on a lovely spring day.

If you have a couple hours to kill and want to ride bikes, jog, walk or just enjoy the outdoors, give this place a try!!

Personally I LOVE to go mountain biking on Munson Trail. The trail head is at the park close to the intersection of Capital Circle and Woodville HWY. It is the best trail in Tallahassee, in my humble opinion!

Visited June 2013
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Tallahassee, Florida
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Excellent Trail”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 19, 2013

The Trail is mostly flat, very long, but does cross a few highways. It's been extended several times and now must be around 20 miles long. It goes thru Canopy woods and has a "coastal-area" topography, sandy and scraggly, but interesting. 2 different parking areas, though sometimes, when busy, not enough. Great for walking, bicycling, skating. No motorized vehicles allowed.

Visited March 2013
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