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State Road 363 - Tallahassee

Traveling north-south, State Road 363 begins in the village of St. Marks within Wakulla County. The state highway follows a rural routing northward to Wakulla Station and Woodville, two unincorporated communities. Once in Tallahassee, Florida 366 transitions into an arterial route, first following Woodville Highway, and then swapping places with Florida 61 along Adams Street into the center of the city.

Florida 363 north
A short distance north of Riverside Drive and the St. Marks commercial area is the first northbound reassurance marker of Florida 366. Florida 366 follows Port Leon Drive northward to Newport Road near the north edge of town. Newport Road and Florida 366 represent the only connections to U.S. 98 from St. Marks. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida 366 (Port Leon Drive) northbound on the approach to U.S. 98 (Coastal Highway). U.S. 98 travels west to Medart and east to Newport. Photo taken 12/31/06.
A set of flashers hang above the Florida 366 intersection with U.S. 98. Florida 366 continues northward along Woodville Highway to Wakulla Station, Woodville, and ultimately Tallahassee. U.S. 98 east travels a rural route to Perry and west to Sopchoppy and Carabelle. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida 363 south
Florida 363 overtakes Monroe Street from Florida 61 at Paul Russell Road in south Tallahassee. The state road travels by the Leon County Fairgrounds before the transition into Woodville Highway. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Junction Leon County 259 shield posted along Florida 363 (Monroe Street) southbound. Leon County 259 follows Tram Road southeast toward the new Southwood community and Walton in rural reaches of southeast Leon County. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Tram Road departs Florida 363 (Monroe Street) southbound at the Leon County Fairgrounds and Capital Park. Leon County 259 is only sparsely signed along Tram Road throughout Leon County, but does connect with Jefferson County 259 to provide a through route to Wacisssa, and Waukeenah, and U.S. 27. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida 363 turns away from the parallel Florida 61 (Adams Street / Crawfordville Road) onto Woodville Highway southeast. The state road reduces from four to two lanes beyond Tram Road. Photo taken 12/31/06.

Nearing junction U.S. 319 (Capital Circle Southeast) on Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) southbound. Woodville Highway widens briefly into a four-lane highway at Capital Circle Southeast. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Junction U.S. 319 shield posted on Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) southbound. U.S. 319 follows Capital Circle northeast from Florida 61 (Crawfordville Road) to Florida 61 (Thomasville Road). The majority of the road is comprised of a multi-lane commercial arterial. However southern reaches of Capital Circle remain with just two lanes and even include undeveloped land. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Entering the intersection with U.S. 319 (Capital Circle Southeast) on Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) south. Capital Circle Southwest leads toward Tallahassee Regional Airport as Florida 263. U.S. 319 & Florida 61 south combine along Crawfordville Road toward Crawfordville in Wakulla County. U.S. 319 north travels east to Tram Road and north to Blair Stone Road at Southwood. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Woodville Highways leaves Capital Circle and the city of Tallahassee for a brief trek through Apalachicola National Forest and the Woodville State Forest. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Like Volusia and Alachua Counties, Leon County utilizes four-digit County Road designations. Pictured here is the junction shield for Leon County 2204 posted along Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) south). Leon County 2204 (Oak Ridge Road) leads west from Woodville to Florida 61 (Wakulla Springs Road) near Eight Mile Pond. Photo taken 12/31/06.
A signalized intersection handles the movements between Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) and Leon County 2204 (Oak Ridge Road). Oak Ridge Road continues east from Woodville Highway as a residential roadway. To the west, Leon County 2204 ends at U.S. 319 (Crawfordville Road) in less than four miles. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Leon County 2192 (Natural Bridge Road) also joins with Florida 363 in Woodville. Natural Bridge Road heads east to Natural Bridge Battlefield Historic State Park in rural southeast Leon County. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Southbound Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) at Leon County 2192 (Natural Bridge Road) east. Natural Bridge Road west ends at nearby Old Woodville Road. It is unclear if Leon County 2192 officially exists anymore, as files from FDOT fail to acknowledge the roadway. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida 363 leaves unincorporated Woodville and Leon County for Wakulla County. Photos taken 12/31/06.
Less then three miles south of the county line, Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) meets Florida 267 (Bloxham Cutoff Road) at Wakulla Station. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida 267 provides a direct connection from Florida 20 in western Leon County to U.S. 98 at Newport. Interests to St. Marks Wildlife Refuge should use Florida 267 east to U.S. 98. Connections with nearby Wakulla County 365 lead drivers west to Shadeville and Crawfordville. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Continuing southward along Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) toward St. Marks and junction U.S. 98. Photos taken 12/31/06.

Nearing the crossroads with U.S. 98 on Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) south. U.S. 98 remains a rather rural road through Wakulla County, bypassing the built-up area of Crawfordville to the south. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Smaller rural communities lie along U.S. 98 in the form of Medart (split with U.S. 319 north of Panacea) to the west and Newport (merge with Florida 267) to the east. Wakulla County 365 south links U.S. 98 with the coastal communities of Shell Point, Spring Creek, and Live Oak Island. Photo taken 12/31/06.
A set of flashers halt traffic along Florida 363 (Woodville Highway) at U.S. 98. U.S. 98 travels a coastal route throughout the Big Bend and Panhandle of Florida. Eastward the rural highway leads to Perry; U.S. 98 west continues toward Sopchoppy and Apalachicola. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Florida 363 (Port Leon Drive) enters the St. Marks city limits 1.3 miles south of U.S. 98. St. Marks lies at the fork of the Wakulla and St. Marks River several miles inland from the open Gulf of Mexico. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Nearing the end of Port Leon Drive and on Florida 363 southbound. Florida 363 ends at the intersection with Riverside Drive in the small business district of St. Marks. Photo taken 12/31/06.
No end shield exists for Florida 363 at Riverside Drive. Riverside Drive east ends at a marina while westbound links with Old Fort Road and the San Marcos De Apalache Historic State Park Photo taken 12/31/06.
Scenes pertaining to Florida 363
Riverside Drive west at the transition into Old Fort Road. Forthcoming is San Marcos De Apalache HIstoric State Park and the beginning of the Tallahassee to St. Marks Railroad Trail Photo taken 12/31/06.
Old Fort Road eastbound at the turn onto Riverside Drive east in St. Marks. Riverside Drive travels a short distance to Florida 363 (Port Leon Drive) and Tallahassee Avenue before ending at a marina on the St. Marks River. Photo taken 12/31/06.
Riverside Drive east at Florida 366's northbound beginning. The state road follows Port Leon Drive northward to junction U.S. 98. Photo taken 12/31/06.

Page Updated February 23, 2008.