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Had the place to ourselves for a picnic on the boardwalk

This is four and a half miles off the main road along a well surfaced sand road. Make sure you... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Englishlakedistrict
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Lake District, United Kingdom
Good walk

it has two entrances. The West entrance is the one we found most picturesque. HIking is fine here... read more

Reviewed 8 March 2017
uphill69
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Pensacola, Florida
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Carrabelle, FL 32322
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Tate's Hell has over 200,000 acres of beautiful terrain. There are several entries off Route 98 and there's also a state forest office in downtown Carrabelle. We started at the East Loop of the High Bluff Coastal Hiking Trail. There's a parking lot just off...More

8  Thank NieSam
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

I needed a place to run so pulled in here and the map said 5.5 miles from the West Parking Lot. That was a perfect distance for me since I'm just amping up my trail running mileage. I was the only one there and guess...More

5  Thank Checkmate75
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Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Didn’t get to explore as much as we wanted to because it was late in the day and a storm was rolling in. In the short time we were there we did see a Florida black bear. Scary but fascinating at the same time!

2  Thank GaryD3635
Reviewed 25 May 2018

We decided to check out this area due to the history & the song written about this place. Abundance of dirt roads but easy driving even without a 4x4. We were looking for the dwarf cypress trees and finally found them. Parked the Tahoe and...More

5  Thank billandgeorgeannal
Reviewed 7 May 2018

Beautiful forest with something for everyone - if you could find it. Almost all of the street signs for the grid of dirt roads within the forest were missing. If it weren't for the kindness of strangers, we'd probably still be there ;-} However, the...More

2  Thank Peri B
Reviewed 6 February 2018

I needed a place to run so pulled in here and the map said 5.5 miles from the West Parking Lot. That was a perfect distance for me since I'm just amping up my trail running mileage. I was the only one there and guess...More

5  Thank Checkmate75
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We went to see the minature cyprus tress (really interesting!) and was able to watch some forest thinning too! It was a nice diversion from the beach view.

1  Thank horsebackbeachlover
Reviewed 16 October 2017

This is four and a half miles off the main road along a well surfaced sand road. Make sure you research the road you need to get there as all signage was absent the day we went and we strayed the wrong way at first....More

2  Thank Englishlakedistrict
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Wen't to see the dwarf cyprus boardwalk. It was a 5.5 mile drive over sandy roads, with no signage till we came to the end--then a sign to turn left. The roads had been recently used by logging trucks, so some of the roads were...More

1  Thank erniegann
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Tate's Hell State Forest is 5.5 miles from the main road (98). We wanted to see the dwarf cypress boardwalk. Well, hold on to your hats, because most of the dwarf cypresses were dead and the "boardwalk" was only perhaps 100'. I found the prospect...More

1  Thank petoq
Reviewed 8 March 2017

it has two entrances. The West entrance is the one we found most picturesque. HIking is fine here. With dogs watch out for sand burrs and ticks. Avoid the heavy sandy areas.

1  Thank uphill69
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We experienced Tate's Hell on land and by water. The trip through the woods to the Dwarf Cypress Tree Boardwalk was an adventure ... lots of dirt roads and a GPS that stayed confused but we got there. Now I know why they call it...More

2  Thank anorville
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