Located in Florida, the hiking in Tallahassee offers more than a half-dozen beautiful hikes and backpacking trails. The best Tallahassee hiking based on popularity are considered to be Apalachicola - Florida Trail, Munson Hills Loop, Torreya State Park, Tom Brown Park Trail, and Suwannee - Florida Trail. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Tallahassee hiking trail below.
Just south of Tallahasse, the 7.5 mile Munson Hills Loop is a challenging trek over dunes and through towering longleaf pine forest. The rolling hills have shady valleys of oak, cherry and other hardwoods. Watch out for deer, fox squirrels and the protected gopher tortoise which burrow in the sand near the trails.
Northwest of Tallahassee and Bristol, the Torreya State Park is on high bluffs overlooking the Apalachicola River and has lush biodiversity. There is a great 15 mile trail for exploring the park that starts from the Gregory House that traverses steep bluffs and ravines while encircling the park.
West of Tallahassee, the Fort Braden Tract 11 miles of hiking trails through the 17,000 acre Lake Talquin State Forest. The orange blazed trail system consists of 3 hiking loops (3-5 miles each).
Southwest of Tallahassee and Carrabelle in Franklin County, the High Bluff Coastal Hiking Trail is a 2 hour hike. The orange-blazed route passes through coastal scrub habitat on an old sand dune, and through flatwoods habitat with palmettos and longleaf pine.