The sizzling Florida summer days are finally cooling down. It’s official, we have now entered Fall. That’s great news for hikers after a long, hot summer. Time to get those hiking shoes out as there are some great hiking spots within a short distance of Pensacola.
There are many trails located near Pensacola that are great for a fun family outing. Some trails such as Tarkiln Bayou, Arcadia Mills, and Sweetwater Trail are handicap accessible.
If you’ve never taken your kids on a hike, now is a great time to go hiking with those little explorers. To help you get started, we’ve put together a list of hiking areas near Pensacola.
West Pensacola / Perdido Key
- Tarkiln Bayou (View Map | View Photos)
- Big Lagoon State Park
- Bayou Marcus
- Jones Swamp Wetland
- Johnson Beach Discovery Trail
North of Pensacola (Molino/Cantonement)
East of Pensacola (Milton/Pace)