Best trails in Pensacola

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Looking for a great trail near Pensacola, Florida? AllTrails has 13 great hiking trails, running trails, kid friendly trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Gulf State Park or Blackwater River State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Fort Pickens Park or Bay Bluff Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 9 easy trails in Pensacola ranging from 0.7 to 5.9 miles and from 3 to 134 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Pensacola
Top trails (13)
#1 - University of West Florida Trail
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 3.8 mi • Est. 1 h 41 m
University of West Florida Trail is a 3.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pensacola, Florida that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optioShow more
#2 - Bayou Marcus Birding Trail
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 2.9 mi • Est. 1 h 11 m
Gate open from 6 AM to 5PM daily. Show more
#3 - Bay Bluffs Boardwalk Trail
Bay Bluff Park
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Length: 0.8 mi • Est. 24 m
Almost a mile from one parking lot to the other and then back again. You can also walk on the path next to the road to make a half mile loop out of it. Lots of side trails if you like to go exploring Show more
#4 - UWF West Campus Trails Loop
University of West Florida
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Length: 11.4 mi • Est. 5 h 4 m
The UWF West Campus Trails are a series of mountain biking, hiking, and equestrian trails located on the University of West Florida's nature preserve in north Pensacola FL. While these trails are primShow more
#5 - Perdido Key
Gulf Islands National Seashore
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 1 h 49 m
Perdido Key is a 4.5 mile out and back trail located near Pensacola, Florida and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for walking and is accessible year-round.Show more
#6 - Summit Loop
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 53 m
Summit Loop is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Pensacola, Florida that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, wShow more
#7 - UWF XC Trails
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 1.9 mi • Est. 51 m
UWF XC Trails is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pensacola, Florida that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity optiShow more
#8 - Bayview Park Loop
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 19 m
Bayview Park Loop is a 0.7 mile loop trail located near Pensacola, Florida and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking and walking and is accessible year-round. Dogs are aShow more
#9 - UWF West Games Trails Loop
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 3.9 mi • Est. 1 h 39 m
UWF West Games Trails Loop is a 3.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Pensacola, Florida that features a great forest setting and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily useShow more
#10 - LEAD Trail
Pensacola, Florida
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Length: 1.7 mi • Est. 45 m
The two starting points (or ending points) are located at the WUWF Radio Station and the Center for Fine and Performing Arts. For more information visit the UWF website: https://uwf.edu/offices/recreaShow more
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