Welcome to Tallahassee, your destination for epic outdoor excitement. Here, you can explore over 700 miles of nature trails, paddle one of our many lakes, rivers and estuaries, and snap pics of rare wildlife at one of our incredible local parks. Our rolling hills provide the perfect setting to explore the wonders of Mother Nature. All you have to do is step outside.
Take Flight On Our Epic Mountain Bike Trails.
Tallahassee is a true mountain biker’s paradise. Navigate hundreds of miles of trails fit for riders of all skill levels, including exhilarating single-track and challenging technical rides, many of which are just minutes from downtown. Looking for a scenic day cruise with plenty of opportunities to snap pics of local wildlife? Our J.R. Alford Greenway and Apalachee Regional Park trails do not disappoint. If a handlebar-gripping, white-knuckle ride is more your speed, our Cadillac and Magnolia bike trails certainly rise to the occasion.
Paddle Through Miles Of Pristine Waterways
From the rolling Wacissa River to our peaceful Lake Piney Z, Tallahassee boasts an impressive collection of scenic waterways to explore via canoe, paddleboard and kayak. A true paddler’s playground, there’s always someplace new to explore. For those that are new to the exciting world of water sports, Florida’s Capital City offers several professional outfitters and guides for you to choose from. All are eager to help you navigate every inch of our majestic lakes, rivers and springs.
Spot Flocks & Flocks Of Incredible Birds.
Tallahassee sits in one of the most biologically diverse regions of the United States, making it a perfect destination to spot a staggering number of birds. Bald Eagles, Great Egrets, Rosette Spoonbills and Purple Gallinules are just the start of the incredible avian species birding enthusiasts can hope to see at our state and local parks. Lake Alberta, a small park located just minutes from downtown Tallahassee, accounts for over 200 species alone. And our expansive St. Mark’s National Wildlife Refuge is a seasonal home for many exotic winged guests, including the Vermillion Flycatcher and the American Flamingo!
Run, Walk & Hike Our Epic Parks & Trails
With over 700 miles of breathtaking trails and an extensive collection of local parks to explore, it’s no wonder Florida’s Capital City has earned the nickname Trailahassee. Whether it’s hiking, biking, horseback riding, walking, jogging, or simply savoring a peaceful stroll, you can set your pace or test your limits as you see fit. A few parks and trail systems we recommend for outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and activity levels are Tom Brown Park, the J.R. Alford Greenway, and the exciting lake loop at Piney Z Plantation.
Map Out Your Next Outdoor Adventure Online
Now that you’ve gotten a taste of the excitement that awaits you in Tallahassee’s great outdoors, it’s time for you to get outside – and we’ve made it easy for you to do just that! Just visit Trailahassee.com to map out your next adventure. We can’t wait for you to take advantage of our incredible neck of the woods.