In 2016, The Florida Trail Association had more than 480 volunteers contributing  38,000+ 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.

November E-Blaze Trivia

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on November E-Blaze Trivia

Q: What law established our National Scenic Trails (NST)?

A: The National Trails System Act of 1968, established our NSTs.

During the early history of the United States, trails served as […]

#OptOutside with REI

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on #OptOutside with REI

On Black Friday more than six million Americans chose to #OptOutside. We joined REI and hit the Florida Trail to explore Florida’s unique wildlands.

See our friends in action […]

Support the Florida Trail!

December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on Support the Florida Trail!

This holiday season consider donating to support the mission of the FTA.

We unite diverse stakeholders to care for the trail, so that millions can access Florida’s most scenic, natural, historic […]


December 4th, 2016|Comments Off on HAPPY HOLIDAYS

During this past Thanksgiving we were once again reminded of the generosity of our volunteers and members.

Thanks to their gifts and contributions we’ve built new tread, maintained existing […]

Florida Trail Association Volunteers
Volunteer Hours contributed in 2016
Miles of Trail
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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