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Longleaf Greenway Trail

Easy/Intermediate

Trail

7.5 mile 12.1 kilometer point to point
Singletrack
Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 74' 23 m
Descent: -66' -20 m
High: 48' 15 m
Low: 13' 4 m

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Avg Grade: 0% (0°)
Max Grade: 5% (3°)

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A mostly flat singletrack through the pines, with some sand and many switchbacks and roots.

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Electric Mountain Bikes Unknown

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Between County Road 283 and the 395, the trail is closed, based on posted signs.

Description

This trail officially begins near Sea Pond Road, but the most common entrance point is the Blue Mountain Beach parking lot, where parking is available. From the Blue Mountain Beach parking lot, take the paved bike bath north along Florida Hwy 83 for about 1/8 mile to the trail sign indicating the trail entrance of the Point Washington Forest. From the trailhead, descend slightly to a wooden bridge over Red Fish Lake then after short incline the trail begins snaking through the pines.

You'll cross a few fire break roads but the trail is well marked with signs clearly visible attached to trees. There are a few wet marsh areas with bridges. The trail is well maintained by local riders.

You can continue on the trail for another 2.2 miles after crossing Highway 283 and 1.3 miles after crossing Highway 395. For its duration, the trail is fairly consistent, with some sandy areas, roots and switchbacks. You'll find that you need to cross highways several times over the course of this trail. At each crossing, there is a paved bike path that will allow for safe travel and also bail-out points that will return you to town.

There are several trailheads but most begin at the Satinwood road parking lot off 30-A. There is a $2.00 per person use fee. Maps are available at Big Daddy's Bike Shop in Blue Mountain Beach.

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Family Friendly, ADA Accessible, Need to Know, Dogs Allowed, Features, Electic Mountain Bikes Allowed

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May 26, 2020
Lee Amlicke
Mud holes at the usual place on the doubletrack section and at the rooty bridge. Otherwise good conditions. Sand, roots, and turns. Good times 14mi — 1h 56m
May 12, 2020
Mark Critchett
10.6mi — 1h 30m
Mar 20, 2020
Brad Smith
Jan 14, 2020
Mark Critchett
1h 40m
Mar 12, 2019
Brandon Shull
west side of trail is passable, no water today. note there is a new route that bypasses standing water approaching old blue mtn road from west.
Mar 11, 2019
Brandon Shull
unpassable today due to standing water
Jan 26, 2019
Arno Gaarthuis
Parts where flooded and to deep to pass
Oct 17, 2018
Rob Sleadd

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  3.1 from 14 votes

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#223

in Florida

#14,363

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Heading into the woods.
Mar 7, 2016 near Seaside, FL
Was surprised at how nice the bridges were.
Nov 24, 2017 near Seaside, FL
Trail was much more enjoyable than I expected.  Rode it on a crappy beach cruiser that came with our rental.  Had a blast.
Nov 24, 2017 near Seaside, FL
Flooded trail, and the bypass also. We drove back to the fire road and headed to the 30A
Jan 27, 2019 near Seaside, FL
The Longleaf Greenway Trail rolls into the trees.
Feb 23, 2016 near Seaside, FL
Keep an eye out for this marker on your way to the 395 Loops. You'll have to cross the road from the Longleaf Greenway Trail.
Feb 24, 2016 near Seaside, FL

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