St. George Island - St. George Island is a 22 mile long barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and Apalachicola Bay. Biking is available on the 6-mile paved bike path. An additional 9 miles of biking at St. George Island State Park includes 5 miles in a sensitive environmental area (permit needed). There is no shade here, bring sunscreen, hat and water. (Map link and photos below.)
Map link... St. George Island
Location: Franklin County
End Points: West 12th Street to St. George Island State Park; parking at St. George Island Lighthouse
Mileage: 6 miles
Surface: Asphalt, concrete
Nearby points of interest: Apalachicola, St. George Island Lighthouse
The 6-mile paved trail runs along Gulf Blvd. from W. 12th Street to the entrance to St. George Island State Park. The trail provides easy access to the island's famous beaches.
This State park has parking, restrooms, playground, beaches, two boat/kayak launches, fishing, hiking, camping... and some spectacular sand dune "mountains."
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