In the 2014/2015 season, The Florida Trail Association had more than 2,500 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.

FTA Receives $5,000 Grant from REI

June 19th, 2015|Comments Off on FTA Receives $5,000 Grant from REI

The Florida Trail Association (FTA) is proud to announce our continued partnership with REI.  Recently, FTA received a $5,000 REI grant to fund new signage on the Ocala and Osceola […]

New Bridge on Camp Blanding

June 19th, 2015|Comments Off on New Bridge on Camp Blanding

Thanks Buff USA!

June 19th, 2015|Comments Off on Thanks Buff USA!

Fall is right around the corner, and so is the start of the Florida Trail maintenance season! To kick off the season, we are hosting our third annual Trail Skills […]

Introducing FTA’s New Blog

June 18th, 2015|Comments Off on Introducing FTA’s New Blog

Welcome to the Florida Trail Association’s new blog! Here you’ll get the latest news and updates, including trail notices, community news, new partnerships, staff updates, and chapter initiatives!

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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