Chain of Lakes Trail

Milton, Florida

5.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

1.4 miles

Elevation Gain

85 ft

Route Type

Loop

Description

Added by jessica oyster

Chain of Lakes Trail in Blackwater River State Park is a relatively easy 1.4-mile loop trail that takes less than a half hour to hike around. The trail starts just southeast of the Deaton Bridge at the trailhead in the parking lot. There may be birders or people fishing along the trail, but if you come early, you may be able to find some solitude. 

Blackwater River State Park is open from 8 am until sundown 365 days a year. 

Dogs
Dogs are welcome on the trail on a leash.

Parking
There is a parking lot at the trailhead with a nominal parking fee.

Day Use Area
The day-use area at the parking lot is equipped with pavilions, grills, restrooms, and access to a sandy beach. If you're looking to rent equipment to get on the water, there is a canoe/kayak/tube rental site just outside of the park. 

Contact Info
Backwater River State Park Website

850-983-5363

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Features

Chillin
Kayaking
Hiking
Bathrooms
Beach
Easy Parking
Forest
River

Chain of Lakes Trail Reviews

Great easy trail, varied scenery. One of the most scenic trails we found in the Florida panhandle.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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