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Tallahassee-St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail

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Address: Tallahassee, FL
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Trail following Florida's oldest railroad line.

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Rails to Trails!

I'm not much of a biker. But even I was once dragged (sort of) on a bike to do the entire distance between Tallahassee and St. Marks. When I did that, Posey's Oyster House was... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Tallahassee, Florida
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

I'm not much of a biker. But even I was once dragged (sort of) on a bike to do the entire distance between Tallahassee and St. Marks. When I did that, Posey's Oyster House was still at St. Marks and my friends weren't afraid to use that as bait. But if you're in any shape at all, this perfectly flat... More 

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1 Thank ImagineThatGlass
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

What a great trail for biking. It's a very flat and wide paved trail. What was going to be a short ride turned into a 20 mile ride. Lots of stops along the way with benches water fountains and restrooms. Look forward to returning

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1 Thank Jim C
Americus, Georgia
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is a Rail to Trail bike route---NO cars! Bathrooms along route. Almost flat, shady. Great experience!

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2 Thank Beger1
Moultrie, GA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We rode to St Marks, had lunch, and then returned. Seemed to be a lot of shade on most of the the trail. It is flat and conducive to an easy ride, walk, etc. There are several trail heads so you can start and finish at a location convenient to you.

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2 Thank robinsoniv
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85 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

If you want a shaded and flat place for a long run, this is your place. It is paved and crosses traffic only a very few times and on very small roads. It is quiet and yet has a consistent flow of bicyclists, runners, etc.

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3 Thank Afletchf
Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This trail goes all the way to the edge of the coast at St. Marks. Beautiful biking. Terrific off road trail, Munson Hills, that is a favorite of mine. Just technical enough to have some fun without needing full on bike chops to survive it.

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2 Thank TallahasseeLassie62
The Villages, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I rode our bicycles from Tallahassee to St. Marks and the gulf, about 16 miles. It was so very lush and beautiful. There was not many other bikers nor walkers so we really felt we had it to ourselves. There is plenty of very clean restrooms and many parts you will be out in the wilderness hearing... More 

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2 Thank Denise S
Tallahassee, Florida
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We have walked on this trail many times in the Woodville area. We love it. We have allowed the children to use their scooters also. It is very popular with bikers. We see both young and old folks on the trail. It is always kept clean and safe and it is cool in the shade.

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2 Thank toma234
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Good trail for exercise. Scenery is average. Good parking and clean restrooms at the north trailhead. We may be spoiled by the superior bike trail systems in Minnesota.

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1 Thank George G
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

This very long blacktop trail stretches along the southbound side of the road leading from South Tallahassee toward Crawfordville. It's wooded along the right hand side most of the way, and sticks close to the highway on the left. I do recommend traveling in groups of three or more, as there have been a few incidents that require caution for... More 

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