In the 2014/2015 season, The Florida Trail Association had more than 468 volunteers contributing  39,796 hours to our Mission.

Join us as we build, maintain, protect, and promote the 1,300 mile Florida Trail.


Get your hands dirty

There are several different ways you can volunteer! Find a local chapter, join a Volunteer Work Party, become a camp cook, or help with administrative work. The possibilities are endless!


Become a member of our state-wide organization

Your annual membership supports the Florida Trail Association’s Mission. Get involved with your local chapter today!


Help support our Mission

Your donation goes towards the Mission of the Florida Trail Association. Be a part of a community of hikers and Florida outdoor lovers.

Florida Trail Ale Release Party

August 10th, 2016|Comments Off on Florida Trail Ale Release Party

26 Degree Brewing Company is creating a limited release beer to honor the 50th anniversary of the Florida Trail! Join us to taste this and all the other unique beers […]

Summer Safety Tip

May 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Summer Safety Tip

Summer in Florida is hot. While we do hike in the summer months, we do it smart and safe under the summer sun. Memorize these tips to stay safe: 

Hike in […]

Become a Member

May 24th, 2016|Comments Off on Become a Member

FTA’s annual Membership Drive is in full swing! Are you up for the challenge?

This year the drive will run from April 2 to June 2. The goal of this drive is […]

New FTA Staff Member

April 6th, 2016|Comments Off on New FTA Staff Member

After an extensive nation-wide search, we are proud to welcome a new staff member to our team. Please join us in welcoming Kelly Wiener to the FTA family.

Kelly will serve […]

Volunteers – Trail Program
Volunteer Hours contributed in 2014
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Different Land Management Units


Our Mission

The Florida Trail Association develops, maintains, protects, and promotes a network of hiking trails throughout the state, including the unique Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST). Together with our partners we provide opportunities for the public to hike, engage in outdoor recreation, participate in environmental education, and contribute to meaningful volunteer work.

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