|Length||106.00 Miles / 170.59 Km||Loop Trail?||No|
|Entry Fee?||No||Parking Fee?||No|
The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (FKOHT) is being developed and managed by the FDEP, on Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) right-of-way, with Monroe County and local citizen collaboration, as a linear world-class, multi-use bicycle and pedestrian facility that will traverse the Florida Keys from Key Largo to Key West. A recreational greenway, that upon completion, will include an integrated system of educational kiosks, roadside picnic areas, scenic overlooks, fishing piers, water access points, art, bicycle and jogging paths serving both residents, and visitors to the Florida Keys. The trail links a string of transportation, promoting health opportunities and providing a mechanism for the preservation and use of the historic Flagler Railroad Bridges. The historic Flagler Railroad Bridges are monuments to the test of time and are a major part of the modern landscape of the Florida Keys. The bridges were built by Henry Flager in 1904 and completed in 1912. Of the original 42 bridges built by Flager, 23 remain and are nominated for the National Registry of Historic Structures. The trail and historic bridges access six National Wildlife Refuges, the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and border the World Heritage Site of Everglades National Park, Biscayne National Park and four underwater recreation areas. There are also twelve State Parks located along the trail. The trail will ultimately link with the Florida Keys Overseas Paddling Trail, and the S (Continued...)
Date Opens: 1/1 - Date Closes: 12/31
Open 24 Hours
Width: 0 inches.
Primary Surface: Asphalt
Secondary Surface: Asphalt
Average Grade: 2%
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: 6
Year Designated: 2004
Date Last Updated: 02/22/2013
|Florida Department of Environmental Protection||Website||View/Download
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