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30th of April 2018

April 2018 E-blaze

April 2018 Volunteers from the Tropical Trekkers Chapter celebrate the opening of Micco Bluff Micco Bluff Ribbon Cutting & Inaugural Hike Removing Roadwalk Central/South Florida Trail Program Manager, Kelly Wiener, writes: On March 31st 2018, the FTA celebrated the opening of a new section of the Florida Trail along the Kissimmee River with a ribbon […]


5th of April 2018

Micco Bluff Road Reroute

Personalize your own picture slideshow On March 31st 2018, the FTA celebrated the opening of a new section of the Florida Trail along the Kissimmee River with a ribbon cutting and inaugural hike. This reroute has eliminated 8 miles of road walk on Micco Bluff Road. The new section of trail is 11.9 miles in […]


1st of March 2018

City of Lake Butler Joins the Gateway Communities Program

North Florida Trail Program Manager, Jeff Glenn, writes: The small city of Lake Butler is quickly becoming one of the most looked-forward-to stops along the trail.  The hospitality shown to Florida Trail users is well known up and down the trail and the overnight lodging provided at the historic train depot is a one-of-a-kind experience […]


5th of February 2018

The FTA Office is Moving!

     During the week of February 5, we will be moving to 1050 NW 2nd Street, Suite A, Gainesville, FL 32601. Our Administrative Director, Janet Akerson, and Membership & Retail Coordinator, Diane Strong, will not be answering phones, filling orders or answering emails from now through the 11th. Our other FTA staff members including […]


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 […]


8th of August 2017

2017 South Regional Conference

  Register to Attend the South Regional Conference Today!  Download the Following Form and Follow the Instructions SRC Registration Form 2017 Reserve a Dorm Room Today!  Please Download the Following Registration Form and Follow the Instructions Dorm Room Registration Form Get a Sneak Peak at the Conference in the Following Schedule SRC Weekend Schedule 2017 […]


2nd of February 2017

IDIDAHIKE 2017

This year’s IDIDAHIKE will be hosted along the scenic Suwannee River, near White Springs, FL.  The total length of this hike is 8.5 miles, with take out points at the 3 and 5-mile marks for those who don’t want to hike the whole distance.  Hikers will register at the Nature and Heritage Tourism Center in […]


1st of February 2017

Update from the Forest Service Office


Eight Year-Old Cubby Hikes the Florida Trail