Perdido Bayou Trail

EASY 45 reviews

Perdido Bayou Trail is a 5.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pensacola, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

5.9 miles
45 feet

dogs on leash

kid friendly



nature trips

trail running



wild flowers



Vehicles $3 Walk-in/Bikes $2

21 days ago

a little rough in the beginning churned up muddy path, but still passable. We took a slight detour and walked along the beach very peaceful.

27 days ago

I pushed my son in a job stroller. the first mile or two sucked it's boggy from machinery... the rest was excellent!

1 month ago

BEWARE: They are SUPER serious about locking the gates on time. Make sure you time your hike out well.

Also, if it’s been super rainy for a while, a lot of the trail will be impossible to get through, right in the beginning.

It is otherwise one of my favorite trails.

5 months ago

Not bad at all. It's actually pretty nice. $3 to enter. Ensure you go when it's dry. Trail is not marked good at all.

5 months ago

Starts out a nice trail but during the summer it's very humid. after raining it has many large puddles making it hard to follow the trail.

7 months ago

Did this one last year. Waited a few days after it rained but much of it was still wet with large pools of water. Some parts of the trail can get confusing because some of the trail markers are covered in brush making it difficult especially when there are two paths to take. Because of the humidity and bugs I'd suggest waiting until winter for this one.

well worth the hike for the view

9 months ago

Beautiful, easy trail. Enjoyed the solitude of a scenic lunch at the point watching osprey dive for fish.

11 months ago

The portion of the trail I went to was labeled "Tarkin Bayou Preserve. It was $3 just to park there. The longer portion of the trail wasn't maintained well (flooded in several areas, ruts). Pretty but not worth $3 in my humble opinion.

Thursday, January 12, 2017

it was very fun. saw deer tracks and raccoon tracks. very awesome. Definitely gonna do it again.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

great day hike, takes you out to a point that is beach and ocean. it does loop as long on you ver to the right going back toward the parking area. some tall grass, nothing crazy but it is a nice option versus the out & back on same trail.

mountain biking
Monday, October 24, 2016

Did some geocaching and biking. A portion of the 5.9 trail is clearly defined. The second part of the loop has not been cut in a while. Used Garmin along the trail. Some very sandy areas. Over all beautiful area with water views.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

easy hike absolutely beautiful

Saturday, October 08, 2016

The trail that takes you to the lake is okay but we tried to do one of the long hikes but ran into knee high grass for about half a mile before we turned around. They need to maintain the trails better, I'm not trying to step on snakes!

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

trail is kept up and has plenty of shade for this hot weather.

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Awesome and clean

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Wide trails, lots of bay views, perfect for dogs

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