Tarkiln Bayou (click here for photos) is a paved & raised boardwalk trail. To the bayou and back is approximately 1 mile.
The trail is Located in Escambia County about 1.5 miles south of the intersection of U.S. 98 and State Road 293.
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My wife, son and I hiked Tarkiln Bayou last weekend. There is a 7 mile loop trail that goes to the bay. It is a great way to get away. I bet this area would make for some fun trail running.