Florida State Parks joined the Florida Trail Association’s effort to certify all portions of the 1,400-mile Florida Trail route as National Scenic Trail by signing a certification agreement (setting standards for trail construction, maintenance, and access) on June 4, 2005 as part of our National Trails Day celebration. The agreement now brings the Florida Trail in nine Florida State Parks into the National Trails System.
The Florida Trail in Florida State Parks includes linear portions of the 1,400-mile Florida Trail in:
Florida Trail System in Florida State Parks
In the 1970s and 1980s, Florida Trail Association volunteers were instrumental in building significant hiking trails in many of our Florida State Parks. To this day, local Florida Trail chapters work with their nearby state parks to build and maintain trails. The following state park hiking trails are officially part of the Florida Trail System.