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.

Public Comment: Kissimmee River FNST Relocation

November 12th, 2015|Comments Off on Public Comment: Kissimmee River FNST Relocation

**Message from the US Forest Service**
The US Forest Service has prepared a Proposed Action for the Kissimmee River FNST Relocation Project, which is now available for review and comment on […]

2015/2016 Data Books

November 12th, 2015|Comments Off on 2015/2016 Data Books

The 2015/2016 Data Book (Eighth Edition) is now available at the Florida Trail Association store. Special thanks to Don Mock for producing this reference guide and volunteering his time! This […]

Volunteer Opportunities

November 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Volunteer Opportunities

The Florida Trail Association invites you to join our growing tribe!

Our organization’s network of volunteers constitute a service-based community with a strong sense of identity, loyalty, and accomplishment.

This […]

Thanks National Forest Foundation!

November 4th, 2015|Comments Off on Thanks National Forest Foundation!

We are proud to announce our partnership with the National Forest Foundation (NFF)! They are helping to fund meals at our Statewide Volunteer Work Parties, and because of their generosity, […]

Florida Trail Association Volunteers
Volunteer Hours contributed in 2014
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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