Heron Bayou Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
A small area comprised of homes along Wild Heron Way and Upper Heron Way, the Heron Bayou neighborhood is located on Pensacola’s southwest side. The community is bordered by Highway 98 to the north, Dog Track Road to the east, and undeveloped land to the south and west. Residents will enjoy the safety and seclusion of this neighborhood, while they are within minutes of several amenities.
A 12-mile trip along Highway 98 will bring residents to the heart of Pensacola, which is home to an array of shops, cafes, and eateries. Those intrigued by the historical aspects of the city can visit the T.T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum, which houses several traveling and permanent exhibits that showcase the unique heritage of western Florida. The Pensacola Museum of Art displays the works of national and international artists, and also hosts a series of classes and workshops.
Children will benefit from the community’s proximity to Blue Angels Elementary School, which is a two-mile trip along Dog Track Road. Jim C. Bailey Middle School is fewer than five miles from home, and older students can travel six miles to attend Escambia High School. An assortment of colleges and universities are nearby, including Pensacola State College, Pensacola Christian College, Troy University and the University of West Florida.
Outdoor enthusiasts will benefit from easy access to a wealth of opportunities at a variety of nearby recreational hot spots, including Tarklin Bayou State Preserve, which straddles the shoreline of Tarklin Bayou and Perdido Bay. Located within six miles of Heron Bayou, the park boasts an abundance of wildlife and is a prime spot for hiking along the one and three-tenths mile trail which runs through an assortment of ecosystems, and ends at an overlook of the scenic shoreline of the Tarklin Bayou.