Biking in the Florida Panhandle

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Taking your bicycle out in the Florida Panhandle this time of year is a real joy. The weather is just right for a long, leisurely bike ride. If you’re exploring the Sunshine State in your RV and have some bikes in tow, why not check out one of these bike trails as you go? From beaches to woodlands, Florida’s got a trail with your name on it.

Timpoochee Trail

Following the length of CR30A southeast of Fort Walton Beach along the Gulf of Mexico, this asphalt trail comes in at 19 miles long and winds through beach communities and several state parks. You’ll encounter beaches, sand dunes, and dune lakes. This trail is ideal if you want to simply explore and take your time on one section. Stop in at one of the local towns along the way to do some shopping and dining.

Blountstown Greenway Bike Path

This trail goes along the former path of the Marianna and Blountstown Railroad. As such, a train exhibit is located along the path where is passes through downtown Blountstown. The trail is shaded by woodlands and is a pleasant 4 mile bike along an even asphalt surface. It passes across some streets, but traffic is light and the crossings are well-marked. Though it intersects the busy Route 20, there’s an underpass that allows you to totally bypass it.

St. George Island Bike Path

Located on St. George Island, a 22-mile long barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay, the bike path is 6-miles long and covered in asphalt and concrete. The path runs between Gulf Blvd. from W. 12th Street to the entrance of St. George Island State Park, which is a great place to spend a few hours before turning back around and heading back. The trail leads path many pristine sand beaches. There’s an additional 9 miles of trail available in the park itself if you’re not done biking.

Visit RV Connections in Panama City

Exploring the Florida Panhandle? Stop by RV Connections in Panama City today to make sure that your RV is in good shape before you continue your journey. If you don’t own an RV yet, but you want to hit the road in your very own rig, let RV Connections help you find the perfect RV.

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