The Tallahassee -St. Marks Railroad Trail was Florida,s first state rail-trail .It goes 16 miles south from the main trail head at Capital Circle, NE, and follows the old railbed of the long obsolete Tallahassee-St. Marks Railroad. There is an extra 4.5 miles north of the trailhead, that the City maintains. The railroad was active for 146 years, from 1836-1983. It transported goods from plantations, farms, forests, to Apalachee Bay for shipment. It was used as troop transport during the Civil War years. Now it is used by bikers, in-line skaters, runners, hikers, and equestrian riders can use the adjacent unpaved trail. At the end of the trail, you can re-charge your energy with seafood dining, strolling around the town, and/or seeking musical entertain,ent at various venues. Local contact information: Tallahassee-St. Marks Railroad State Trail, 3900 Commonwealth Blvd., 850-245-2052