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Joe Kenner Nature Trail is a 1.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Flagler Beach, Florida that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 1.4 miles Elevation Gain: 9 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

wheelchair friendly

kid friendly

stroller friendly


nature trips


bird watching



This trail is in Gamble Roger FL State Recreation Area. Short easy trail. Much of it is covered by upper canopy but sun screen is recommended in exposed areas. Some caution is advised in sections of exposed roots. This trail is well marked and maintained.

1 month ago

There's a little more out here than just the route shown but it's all easy. Some of it runs through the campground or along the road, but the part through the woods is pretty good. Quite a few people out fishing too. If you're looking to do a quick hike I don't know if it's worth the $4 or $5 admission fee, but I'd already paid for admission at Washington Oaks earlier in the day (which is worth the price) so my ticket got me in here too.

Mon Feb 18 2019

Short, easy and pleasant walk.

Sat Mar 10 2018

I liked that it was short due to being somewhat handicapped. I really enjoyed reading the informational plaques.

Sat Mar 24 2012

Easy loop trail light canopy provides limited shade but open sections are exposed. Take sun screen. Well marked and an easy trail to follow. A small section with some exposed tree roots which should be traversed with caution. A break from the beach if you are looking for one.

3 months ago

9 months ago