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Very new to hiking/exploring so this is from a beginner. The park would be amazing if it were maintained better and had better markings.

Beautiful walking trail and amazing mountain bike trail! My favorite scenic spot inside of Tallahassee. Lake Piney Z and Lake Lafayette are good for paddling too if the water isn't too low. Ospreys and Limpkin can be spotted here.

on Phipps Park

29 days ago

Two good loops - east and west. They offer different experiences. West offers a lake view, east is more wooded. Both are well marked and mildly challenging.

1 month ago

What trail?

This is a good trail if you want to go out for a walk, but if you're trying to get "in nature," I would pass. Part of the trail has you basically walking through the backyards of homes in a subdivision. Otherwise, the lake at the end is gorgeous and there was cool wildlife out there.

2 months ago

Great series of connected bikes trails running from Weems Road east past the lakes, up through the heavily wooded hills and even across lakes to Billy’s Trail and Alford Greenway. Very diverse topography, and lots to see. There is truly something for everyone on this trail system! It’s one of my “go to” bike trails for a good work out and beautiful scenery. Easy to moderate.

on Fern Trail

2 months ago

Great easy wooded trail in the heart of the city. Easy to get to and fun!

on Phipps Park

2 months ago

Nice open trails with a lot to choose from. The West Loop is nice with a view of Lake Jackson. The East Loop is more in the woods. Easy to moderate trails. Good diversity.

Gorgeous trail!

walking
2 months ago

We ended up walking a little over 6 miles because we got a little lost. Definitely plan to return again.

nice wide trail! Like all trails in Florida, bring bug spray! Great trail inside Tallahassee city limits!

great trail well manta gorgeous views

We enjoyed this short trail. The steepheads are interesting and the bridges over the creek are nice. We didn’t see any remains from the Butler Mill site but the trip is worth it just to see the Indian mounds just before the trail.

hiking
6 months ago

Such a pleasant surprise! Near the park ave area, there is another little set of trail systems accessible via fern trail. Fun adventure.

This trail is a true North Florida gem! Needs a little maintenance but still a great trail. Did the outer loop (4.5 miles) which started with the Sinks Trail and connected to the Gum Swamp Trail to get the maximum distance.

My favorite trail in Tallahassee. The dog loves it too. Usually not busy, great views of the lake.

on Munson Hills Trail

7 months ago

Great moderate trail, few roots and marginal elevation rises. My wife and I love the open pine forest terrain!

Nice easy trail with just the right changes in terrain and scenery. The Tupelo Swamp was the highlight of hike.

7 months ago

Can’t believe it is right here in the middle of Tallahassee !

hiking
8 months ago

Nice trails. Plenty of options as far as routes and difficulty

hiking
8 months ago

We love taking our dog to this park and we hike here often. I would not rate any of the trails as moderate, however.

Great trail! Feels like you are way out in the woods even though you are in town.

trail running
8 months ago

Very nice Trail - few technical areas. Not much elevation changes. Great views of the lake.

Beautiful hike during the fall and winter months

trail running
10 months ago

Great trail running spot!

Nice and fast

Nice flat rail trail. Headed south and very little traffic. I'd suggest taking a partner with you as some areas are remote (hardwood trees making the trail not visible to the local traffic).

nice trail well marked

hiking
Sunday, August 27, 2017

It was alright when I went back in June. The sinks were a nice blue color and there is a small cave that was pretty neat. Just be prepared for a LOT of bugs during the summertime and the typical Florida heat.

hiking
Saturday, August 12, 2017

Trails is poorly taken care of and the three dollar fee is a dot steep for what you get. Hopefully they put the three bucks per person into equipment and manpower to remove the brush/fallen tree blocking the trail returning it into a loop.

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