Looking for the best Fort Walton Beach bike trails? Bike enthusiasts, you have come to the right area! Besides the countless outdoor activities available in our beautiful coastal town, you’ve found the perfect climate to enjoy your two-wheeled adventures. So, hop on your chariot and venture down any of these trails to revel in the sunshine, balmy weather, and fantastic views:
As one of the most popular Fort Walton Beach bike trails, this path runs the length of CR 30A, just Southeast of FWB and along the emerald coastline of the Gulf of Mexico. You’ll find yourself enjoying local beach communities, riding near several state parks in our areas, and finding several beach access points, in addition to amazing views of our white sands. This trail is approximately nineteen miles in length, all on easy-to-ride asphalt.
Along your route, you’ll have many opportunities to replenish your water bottle, or stop by a quick bite to eat at several of our local favorite eateries such as: The Local Catch Bar & Grill, Basmati’s, La Loba’s Bakery, Blue Mountain Beach Creamery, and the Hurricane Oyster Bar.
About 9 miles into this bike trail, you’ll be entering Seaside. This gorgeous beach neighborhood played a starring role in the movie, “The Truman Show”. Once you roll into Central Square, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to stop for a quick snack from one of the food trucks on Airstream Row. This area is a huge hit for locals and tourists alike, so be sure to spend some time there, and don’t forget your camera!
$2 entry per person. This State Park offers one of the most beautiful Fort Walton Beach bike trails along a paved trail which leads to Campbell Lake or to a beach access point. The trails wind through coastal forests featuring mature growth and three dune lakes. The park offers bathrooms, a camp store, and drink fountains throughout the park to allow for breaks from your ride. Bicycles, including tandems, are available for rent, if needed.
Enjoy a scenic tour down a secluded trail, offering a short but challenging adventure. You’ll ride through some winding woods, sandy patches, and low pine tree canopy covered areas. There aren’t any extreme inclines and usually offers solitude from the hustle and bustle of more populated areas. This area usually makes for a leisurely, relaxing ride with amazing scenery. Be warned that it can reach extreme temperatures during the Summer, so aim for early morning or late evening rides in the Summer months.
Located 9 miles South of Freeport on US Hwy 98, you’ll find this amazing state park. This area offers off-road cycling for the more strenuous bicyclist. With the option of 3.5, 5, or 10-mile loops, you’re sure to find a challenging trail. You even have the option of camping at a primitive campsite about four miles into your bike ride.
This state park offers a 1.5-mile nature trail located directly across from the park entrance on Co. Rd. 30A in Santa Rosa Beach. As you cruise down this nature trail, you’ll be able to enjoy Southern Magnolias and Scrub Oaks along this coastal dune environment. You may even be able to spot pitcher plants throughout this area. Boardwalks will offer easy beach access where you can stop for a break or even a quick swim.
As you can see, our area offers a wide array of opportunities to enjoy bike riding. For more information, you can visit Florida State Parks and Trails or Fort Walton Beach Trails and Maps. Before venturing out on your two-wheeled adventure, don’t forget sunscreen, sunglasses, bottled water, and your camera. Be sure to remember that Florida Law requires all riders to wear a helmet. Happy Trails!
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