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The Coastal Trail is a crucial link in the Capital City to the Sea regional trails system in the Greater Tallahassee Area. The trail is still under development, but close to 15 miles are already open. The trail is 10-ft wide and flat, with ample shade against the Florida sunshine.
At its northeast end, the trail starts at the intersection of the Tallahassee - St. Marks Historic Railroad State Trail with US 98 and heads southwest within the woody margin of the highway. The path sits on the north side of the road, but then switches to the south side close to the Wakulla River bridge, which has a separated non-motorized lane. Beyond the bridge, the trail switches back to the north side of US 98 and continues paralleling the road. After crossing Spring Creek Highway, sections of the trail drift slightly farther away from the road and pass through woods and wetlands with a few sections of boardwalk.
The current end of this trail segment is near the junction of US 98 and US 319 in Crawfordville. The section between US 319 and Tower Road is under construction.
A complete 2.7-mile segment picks up on Tower Road and parallels the west side of US 98 to a connection with Ochlockonee Bay Trail on Surf Road in Panacea. There is a trailhead with parking and picnic tables at the intersection of Surf Road and US 98.
Parking is available at a number of locations along the trail including at Medart Park (79 Recreation Dr, Crawfordville) and by the intersection of Crawfordville Highway and US 98. Visit the TrailLink map for all options and detailed directions.
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