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Naval Live Oaks Loop

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Length


6.8 Miles 10.9 Kilometers


90' 27 m

Ascent

-89' -27 m

Descent

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Avg Grade (0°)

3%

Max Grade (2°)

32' 10 m

High

7' 2 m

Low

Shared By Chad Dailey

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Beach, woods, beautiful views

Chad Dailey

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Swimming · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Overview

This route covers bay and sound-side views. All the best of what this area has to offer.

Description

Trails are mostly not marked with signs, so a map is helpful to keep you going in the right direction. There are some short out-and-back spurs to bay and sound views. There is one section of very loose sand for maybe a mile. This loop combines the trails with the least amount of beach sand hiking.

This loop is often combined with an extra jaunt over the Bob Sikes Bridge over to Pensacola Beach to add the beautiful Gulf of Mexico waters and sugar like sand beaches.

Flora & Fauna

Dolphins!

History & Background

This area was set aside by President Andrew Johnson as a preserve for oak trees to be used for ship building. This part of Gulf Islands National Seashore is called Naval Live Oaks.

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May 19, 2018
Ben Barcomb
6.8mi
Jan 13, 2018
Tyler Quigley
Super fun hike if you check out the shoreline along the way! 7mi
Jun 21, 2017
Kaleb Kleiss Hoeft
Pretty hike along the sound side of the trail crossing Route 98 to the other side of the area is a little risky with the traffic. 4mi — 2h 45m
Mar 20, 2017
Chris Dizz
Nov 24, 2016
Hugh Ivany

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  4.4 from 5 votes

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