Emerald Coast

Trails

This page lists trails for walking, hiking, biking, skating and horseback riding in the Okaloosa County, Walton County and Bay County, Florida area.
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Aaron Bessant Park Trails

Adjacent to Pier Park, the 70-acre Aaron Bessant Park features a Veterans Memorial, 3 trails that are great for walking (North,South, and Amphitheater ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
500 W Park Pl Ave, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Bay Memorial Walking Park Trails

Bay Memorial Walking Park is a lighted nature park of over 13 acres. The park is located south of 11th Street on Garden Club Drive between Balboa Aven ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
Garden Club Dr., Panama City, FL, 32401
Blackman Community Center Walking Trail

Blackman Community Center has 10 picnic tables and a walking trail in addition to the community center facility.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Okaloosa County
7590 Hwy 189 N, Blackman, FL, 32531
Blackwater River State Park Trails

The terrain, plant communities, and wildlife are highlighted along the park’s two nature trails. Guided walks and programs for park guests are offered ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Okaloosa County
7720 Deaton Bridge Road, Holt, FL, 32564
Cain Griffin Park Walking Track

The 6.8 acre park offers the following: Lighted 1/2 Mile Walking Track Walking/biking path 2 lighted tennis courts Lighted baseball field 2 ligh ...

Type of Trail: Bicycling/Skating, Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
Illinois Ave., Lynn Haven, FL, 32444
Camp Helen State Park Nature Trail

Camp Helen is the perfect spot for hiking. Oak Canopy Trail winds through a dense canopy of maritime hammock overlooking a salt marsh. Hiking enthusia ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Chester Pruitt Park: Exercise Track

This park has an exercise track next to the playground. 3 laps equal one mile! There is also a softball field, restroom facilities, exercise track, pi ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
15 Carson Dr SE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Coffeen Nature Preserve Trails

Over 200 acres with trails and military bunkers. The area has a rich military history and is open to the public, but you must call ahead. This is loca ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
146 Coffeen Hill Rd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Conservation Park Trails

A favorite destination for locals and tourists, the PCB Conservation Park offers opportunities for a variety of outdoor recreation. The City of Panam ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
Griffin Blvd, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Cotton Bridge Park Trails

Cotton Bridge has wooded walking trails and restrooms. Also Playground equipment and access to Blackwater River are here as well. A large sandbar prov ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Okaloosa County
6301 Hwy 4 W, Baker, FL, 32531
Restrooms: Yes
Deer Lake State Park Trails

Deer Lake State Park offers a 1.5 mile nature trail located across from the park entrance on the North side of County Road 30-A.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
6350 East Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Eden Gardens State Park Trails

Eden Gardens has approximately one mile of hiking trails that allow access to the natural areas west of the ornamental gardens. The trailhead starts a ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
181 Eden Gardens Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Eglin Air Force Base Reservation Trails

The Eglin Air Force Base Reservation, part of which is adjacent to Niceville, offers 280,000 acres for recreational use. You can hike the Florida Nati ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Okaloosa County, Destin/Niceville
107 FL-85 North, Niceville, FL, 32578
Ferry Park Fitness Trail

Ferry Park has a popular one mile fitness trail with a few bridges over a stream and several shaded areas. Other features include a little league fiel ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
240 Hughes St NE, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Florida National Scenic Trail

The Florida National Scenic Trail is a federally-designated, non-motorized, recreation trail that meanders approximately 1,300 miles across some of th ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island, Destin/Niceville, South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A), Panama City/Panama City Beach
Frank Brown Park Trails

Frank Brown Park has over 1.5 miles of greenways and trails. The park is one of Panama City Beach's primary attractions. From hosting huge live music ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
16200 Panama City Beach Pkwy, Panama City Beach, FL, 32413
Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park Trail

The Red Cedar Trail hosts the popular and impressive red cedar tree, along with many other varieties of plants, shrubs, and trees. Sand Pine Trail fol ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Destin/Niceville
4281 State Road 20, Niceville, FL, 32578
Gaskin Park Walking Trail

Gaskin has playground equipment (with some shade!) along with grills, picnic tables, restrooms, and a walking trail.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Walton County
104 County Highway 181 East, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32433
Gene Hurley Park Trails

Gene Hurley park has over 1.5 miles of nature trails for walking, running, riding bicycles, or horse back riding. Other features: Three large so ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding
Area: North Walton County
965 Gene Hurley Rd., DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32435
Restrooms: Yes
Glen Argyle Park Walking Trails

Argyle Park is a 4-acre park with paved walkways to accommodate exercising through walking or jogging. Amenities include 1/5 mile concrete walkway, wo ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Destin/Niceville
Glenview Ave, Valparaiso, FL, 32580
Grayton Beach State Park Trails

The park has a one-mile nature trail located at the beach parking area. This trail takes park visitors through the dune ecosystem, along the salt mars ...

Type of Trail: Bicycling/Skating
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
357 Main Park Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

The panhandle section of the GFBWT has several trail sites. Click on the link to see the numerous locations. The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Tr ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Okaloosa County, Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island, North Walton County, South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A), Panama City/Panama City Beach
Multiple Locations
H.G. Harder’s Recreation Complex Trails

In addition to a playground, Harder's has five softball & two baseball fields, nine soccer/football fields, model boat pond, model plane airstrip, cro ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
8110 John Pitts Rd, Panama City, FL, 32404
Restrooms: Yes
Harbeson Field Trails

In addition to walking trails, this park has football fields, picnic tables, restrooms, tennis courts, and play equipment.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Walton County
285 North 10th Street, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32433
Restrooms: Yes
Henderson Beach State Park Trails

The nature trail provides visitors a rare glimpse of the coastal dune ecosystem and abundant wildlife and is pet friendly. A playground is the first s ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Destin/Niceville
17000 Emerald Coast Parkway, Destin, FL, 32541
Restrooms: Yes
Joe Moody Park Trail

This popular shaded park has a boardwalk and a walking track. The Joe Moody clubhouse can be rented and the playground is open to the public. Other fe ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
2300 East 9th Court, Panama City, FL, 32401
Restrooms: Yes
Kell-Aire Park North/South Nature Trail

This is a 3.013 acre low impact park which includes a nature walk, benches, swings, and bicycle rack. This park provides the neighborhood a peaceful o ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Destin/Niceville
874 Kell-Aire Drive, Destin, FL, 32541
Restrooms: no
Lakewood Park: Florida's Highest Point

Highest natural point in the state of Florida. This park features a scenic view and a granite marker at the highest point. Other features: Pavil ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Walton County
2759 North County Highway 285, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32433
Lynn Haven Sports Complex: Walking and Biking Track

The 60 acre Sports Complex has a 1 mile walking/biking track. Additional features: Community Center 7 Lighted Ball Fields 2 Football / Soccer Field ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
2201 Recreation Dr., Panama City, FL, 32405
Mattie Kelly Park and Nature Walk

This is a 10.13 acre bayou access park. Amenities include a pier, beach area and picnic area. A majority of the land is considered wetlands and cannot ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Destin/Niceville
825 Beach Drive, Destin, FL, 32541
McCall-Everitt Park Trail

McCall-Everitt has a playground, boat ramp with dock, restrooms, picnic area, nature trails, and observation platform.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
County Road 2321, Panama City, FL, 32404
Restrooms: Yes
Morgan Sports Center Walking Paths

The Morgan Sports Center, a $3.7 million facility, has walking paths, 1/2 basketball court, baseball fields, benches, bleachers, concession stand, par ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Destin/Niceville
4200 Indian Bayou Trail, Destin, FL, 32541
Restrooms: Yes
Mossy Head Park Walking Trails

This park has playground equipment, splash pad, grills, pavilions, picnic tables, and walking trails.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Walton County
13200 U.S. Highway 90 West, DeFuniak Springs, FL, 32433
Restrooms: Yes
Oak Tree Nature Park

Oak Tree Nature Park is a 25-acre tract of undeveloped property showcasing the area's native plant communities and providing interpretive hiking trail ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
707 Hollywood Blvd., Mary Esther, FL, 32569
Padgett Park Walking Trail

Padgett has a paved walking trail that loops around the soccer field and meets up with the South Walton High stadium. The inclusive playground has ne ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
810 JD Miller Road, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Parker Environmental Exploratorium Park Trails

Parker Environmental Exploratorium Park is an ecology park nestled among hickory, magnolia and oak hammocks on the shores of Martin Lake. Visitors can ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
4700 Lake Dr., Parker, FL, 32404
Parker Sports Complex Trails

Exercising enthusiasts will enjoy the walking trail that winds around the complex. Parker Sports Complex has a large playground in addition to its man ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
4799 US-98 BUS, Panama City, FL, 32404
Pine Log State Forest Trails

Pine Log has trails for bikers, hikers, and for horseback riding. Over 13 miles of hiking trails have been developed on Pine Log State Forest. These t ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding
Area: North Walton County
State Road 79, Ebro, FL, 32437
Pine Ridge Equestrian Trail

The Pine Ridge Equestrian Trail was established by the Northwest Florida Water Management District, volunteers of the Southern Trail Riders Associatio ...

Type of Trail: Horseback Riding
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
Greenhead Rd., Chipley, FL, 32428
Pitt Springs Trails

The 10-acre recreation area is in a natural setting of native forest that includes trails and access to other springs. The District recently completed ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
6315 FL-20, Youngstown, FL, 32466
Point Washington State Forest Trails

The Eastern Lake Trail System was the first trail established on the forest. This trail system consists of three double-track loop trails. The hiker o ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: South Walton County (Miramar/Sandestin/Freeport/Point Washington/Santa Rosa Beach/30A)
US-98, Santa Rosa Beach, FL, 32459
Preston Hood Athletic Complex: Walking Trail

This lighted paved walking trail is a great place to push a stroller, take a walk, jog, etc. The trail runs around the ball fields. Drinking fountains ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
132 Jet Drive NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Ross Marler Park Trails

Russ Marler has a paved walking trail with interpretive sign language. Other features: A mini-explorer Tot Lot playground with a completely fenced, ru ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
1275 Santa Rosa Blvd., Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32548
Shoal Sanctuary Nature Preserve and Sculpture Trails

The 50 acre private nature preserve and sculpture trails welcomes guests for retreat, civic-minded growth, and repose with nature. Guided Tours availa ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: North Walton County
Simmons Park Walking Track

Simmons has a lighted walking track along with baseball/softball fields, swings, picnic tables, pavilion, and parking area. (Southport)

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
3023 Kingswood Rd., Panama City, FL, 32405
Spring Avenue Walking Track

Spring Ave. has 1/2 mile shaded paved walking track, handicap accessible, and parking area.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
1620 Spring Ave, Panama City, FL
St. Andrews State Park Trails

There are two trails in the park to choose from: Heron Pond, and Gator Lake trails. The Heron Pond Trail takes you on a hike through the flatwood pine ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
4607 State Park Lane, Panama City Beach, FL, 32408
Stillwell Park Walking Trail

This park has a children’s playground, basketball court, a paved walking trail and open area for playing.

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
710 Essex Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547
Sunset Park Walking Trail

This is a small neighborhood park featuring a playground with specially designed handicapped accessible play equipment, a picnic area, and a walking t ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Fort Walton/Okaloosa Island
627 Lang Road, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32547
Sweetbay Wetlands Preserve Trails

Sweetbay Wetlands is a lighted nature park. Nestled in a natural setting, it features a boardwalk and nature trail. Numerous native trees creates a sh ...

Type of Trail: Walking
Area: Panama City/Panama City Beach
19th St. and Michigan Ave., Panama City, FL, 32405