Bell Ridge Forest Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Approximately 12 miles from West Pensacola and 15 miles from Pensacola, Bell Ridge Forest is a small residentail neighborhood encompassing Bell Ridge and Forest Ridge Drives in the 32526 zip code of Escambia County. A nature trail winds to the southeast, just outside the community.
Major traffic arteries are West Nine Mile Road, also known as Route 90, to the north and Beulah Road to the west of Bell Ridge Forest. The closest restaurants and shops are situated along West 9 Mile Road. For additional shopping opportunities, the University Mall and the Cordova Mall are 12 minutes away.
Tee Lake and Wicker Lakes, about 12 miles to the south near the Perdido River, make for a tranquil getaway for water lovers and fishermen looking for trout and smelt. Or, if residents prefer to fish a little closer to home, they can do so at Fan Lake, located only six miles to the east on West Nine Mile Road.
Escambia River Wildlife Management area, about 15 miles to the east, offers 35,000 acres of preserved land with plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities. Since the preserve borders part of the Escambia River, anglers can fish for species like bass, warmouth, catfish and bluegill.
Residents have many beaches available within one half-hour radius along the Gulf of Mexico. Popular ones include Quietwater Beach in Gulf Breeze as well as Langdon Beach and Casino Beach in Pensacola. The area also has a variety of theme parks, landmarks, and museums.