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
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.
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.
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.
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...
We rented bikes just up the road at "Great Bicycle Shop" (1 bike for 25 USD). The ride was nice and very easy, we saw some wildlife (birds, squirrels, snakes and angry dogs) and enjoyed a cold Cola and fried Shrimps at Riverside Café.
The only thing i missed was more roadside signs showing distances to starting/ending points, nearest rest...
I've developed a love for riding Rails-to-Trails!
So far St Marks Historic Railroad Trail has been one of the most enjoyable.
Positives: Well maintained and visually stimulating.
Negatives: Well, hmm, I can't say that I experienced any.
Suggestions: If you are a recreational bicyalist like me be preapred and bring water, extra tire tube, pump and snacks. Try to travel...