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Hiking & Segways at Fort George Island

A 4.4-mile loop trail enables visitors a pleasant opportunity to understand the biologically and culturally significant sites and fuller context of Fort George. Fort George also boasts a three-mile hiking/biking trail. The trail runs through the interior of the former Fort George golf course, a process that includes returning the golf course land to its natural state and restoring the maritime forest habitat. The trail is suitable for large tired bikes.

For an eco-friendly experience you will not soon forget, sign up for a guided tour of Fort George Island on a cross terrain Segway with Ecomotion Tours. This 2-hour tour departs from the historic Ribault Club and visits the Kingsley Plantation while traveling along more than 3 miles of maritime forest, abundant with plant and animal life. No experience necessary, but advance reservations are required.

Ecomotion Tours provides helmets, orientation and training to ensure everyone has a relaxed and safe experience. No experience is necessary, but there is a minimum age requirement (13 years old) and a weight requirement (between 100-250lbs). An adult must accompany riders under the age of 18. All guided trips include instruction, interpretation, bottled water, and a snack. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED.

Two tour options are available for Fort George Island. The morning tour is nearly four miles long, travels through the island’s maritime forest, and visits Kingsley Plantation. The afternoon tour is approximately an hour long and omits the Kingsley segment. Fort George tours depart from the Ribault Club. On these tours, you will hear the storied history of the island and see up close the unique flora indigenous to this habitat.

Visit Ecomotion Tours for schedules and call 904-251-9477 to make reservations.

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Drive Time:

  • Jacksonville 45 min
  • St Augustine 1 hr 30 min
  • Savannah 2 hrs
  • Orlando 3 hrs
  • Tampa 4 hrs
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