New “Old State Road 4″
The Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail (FKOHT) is coming to Cudjoe Key. The “Old State Road 4″ road bed, which was all overgrown and ripped up, is now graded and is obviously being prepped for paving.
It now runs way past Blimp Road, all the way to where it will cross the highway around the Sheriff’s Substation. This is part of the Summerland Key to Sugarloaf Key trail section. All of it is under construction.
This makes the bike trip to the end of Blimp Road a very pleasant trip. No more branches in the face. Shortly, the section to the Bowes Channel Bridge should be done too. It is a little too torn up to navigate right now. Then the trip to the KOA Campground Bar and Mangrove Mama’s will be equally nice. Who knows, maybe Sugarloaf Lodge and the Bat Tower will be on the Biking from Cudjoe short list.
I have no idea when it will be completed, but it shouldn’t be too long. I can’t find an updated schedule on the internet.
For more information about the Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail go to: http://fkoht.net/.