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26th of November 2018

2018 South Regional Conference – December 7-9, 2018

14th of November 2018

FTA presents: Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2019

7th of November 2018

Hike to Support Trails – I Did A Hike 2019

Saturday, March 2, 2019 8am – 4pm Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park 3076 95th Dr Live Oak, FL 32060 Come hike a new Ididahike section of the Florida National Scenic Trail along the historic and beautiful Suwannee River. Last year, the Ididahike donated $5000 to the Florida Trail and this coming year, we are […]

11th of September 2018

FTA Sponsors PLAM

FTA President, Leslie Wheeler, will be representing the FTA at the upcoming PLAM Conference.  After a 10-year hiatus, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is proud to announce the return of PLAM – the Public Land Acquisition and Management Partnership Conference. This statewide conference focuses on public land acquisition and management issues in Florida and is […]

26th of July 2018

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System

  October 5-7, 2018 Wayne G. Sanborn Activity Center in Earl Brown Park DeLand, FL The FTA invites all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts to come celebrate the 50th anniversary of the National Trails System Act, October 5-7 in Deland, FL. The Florida Trail is one of eleven other designated national scenic trails that were […]

8th of June 2018

Big Shoals Reroute Inaugural Ribbon Cutting & Hike

Tuesday, June 19th, 8am – 1pm Bell Springs Trailhead, Florida Trail White Springs, FL 32096 REGISTER HERE Join us in celebrating the opening of the Big Shoals reroute! The Big Shoals reroute closes a 5-mile gap in the Florida National Scenic Trail, getting hikers off paved roads and instead, on Big Shoals State Park land […]

15th of May 2018

Little Big Econ Cleanup on National Trails Day

Saturday, June 2nd, 9am – 2pm REGISTER HERE The Florida Trail Association & REI Winter Park presents: Meet at the Barr St Trailhead in Little Big Econ State Forest to join the FTA and REI Winter Park in giving back on National Trails Day! Lunch and work gear will be provided. This trailhead gets a […]

22nd of March 2018

FTA Annual Meeting

Join us at the FTA Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 7! The Annual Meeting will be held at the Wyndham Garden Gainesville (formerly the Paramount). 2900 SW 13th St Gainesville, FL 32608 Phone: (352) 377-4000 SCHEDULE 8AM – 10AM: President’s Board Review Treasurer Report Ididahike Presentation Awards Presentation 10AM – 2PM: Chapter Council Meeting 3PM-5PM  Open House […]

12th of January 2018

Hike to Support Trails – I Did A Hike 2018

Feb. 24, Mike Roess Gold Head Branch State Park The North Florida Trailblazers Chapter of the Florida Trail Association is sponsoring, I Did A Hike,  a fund-raising hike along the Florida National Scenic Trail on February 24, 2018 near Keystone Heights.  The on-site registration fee of $20 supports the efforts of the Florida Trail Association […]

14th of December 2017

FTA presents: Wild & Scenic Film Festival

Saturday, January 20th, 5-10pm @ Swamp Head Brewery Gainesville, FL: In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the National Trails System Act and the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, the Florida Trail Association (FTA) is proud to present: the Wild & Scenic Film Festival (WSFF). For this outdoor screening, we chose a unique program of […]