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Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway

Basics
Location:
This Byway is located in the Florida panhandle.
Length:
31.5 miles (50 km)
Time:
1.5 hours
Fees:
Fees apply for campsites and day use areas.

Description

Heading into the Deep South, the Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway runs into wildflowers and wetlands, cypress bogs and longleaf pine forests.

And those who enjoy roughing it will be happy to know that there are primitive (and modern) campsites available throughout the area.

History buffs enjoy Ft. Gadsden with its artifacts of the days when the Seminole Indians lost this land to the U.S. government. Photographers enjoy the artistry of the landscape in places such as the Apalachicola River and the colorful wildflowers that dance in the open savannahs.

Naturalists thrill to the many exotic fauna and flora of the region, including some hungry carnivorous plants. Swimming and hiking are available at the Apalachicola National Forest.

The Apalachee Savannahs Scenic Byway follows Routes 12, 379 and 65 in a north-south direction.

Points of Interest

Points of Interest Along The Way

Apalachicola National Forest (FL)

The Apalachicola National Forest offers water-based recreation along the Ochlockonee and Apalachicola Rivers, and swimming in the numerous lakes, as well as hiking, nature-watching and more.

Details

Location:
This Byway is located in the Florida panhandle.
Length:
31.5 miles (50 km)
Time:
1.5 hours
Main Roads:
Co Rd 379 and FL-65 S
Fees:
Fees apply for campsites and day use areas.

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