About The Florida Trail Association

The Florida Trail Association (FTA) develops, maintains, protects and promotes a network of hiking trails throughout the state, including the unique Florida National Scenic Trail (commonly known as the Florida Trail). 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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Latest news

September 2019 E-blaze

September 2019 National Public Lands Day “Our public lands - whether a national park or monument, wildlife refuge, forest or prairie - make each one of us land-rich.

Now Hiring: Central/South Trail Program Manager

Full Job Description: Central South Trail Program Manager  

Upcoming Events

04
Oct

Big Oak Celebration Hike

02
Nov

Seminole State Forest Ribbon Cutting

20
Sep

7th Annual Trail Skills Training

14
Jun

Alaqua Bridge Ribbon Cutting

Volunteering With
The Florida Trail Association

The only thing we love more than trails is volunteers! Volunteers are the heart and soul of the Florida Trail Association. Every year, hundreds of people from Florida and across the nation and even the world contribute thousands of hours to building and maintaining the Florida Trail! Our volunteers make generous contributions of their time and resources to help preserve the trail for the enjoyment of future generations.

Learn More About Volunteering Portal for Current Volunteers

480

Florida Trail Association Volunteers

38000

Volunteer Hours contributed in 2018

1300

Miles of Trail

28

Different Land Management Units