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

We're raffling gear this July!

More info HERE From July 1st to 31st, 2018: Join or Rejoin the Florida Trail Association in the month of July to receive a "Thank You"

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

Upcoming Events


Big Shoals Reroute Inaugural Ribbon Cutting & Hike


Little Big Econ Cleanup on National Trails Day


FTA Annual Meeting


Hike to Support Trails – I Did A Hike 2018

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


Florida Trail Association Volunteers


Volunteer Hours contributed in 2016


Miles of Trail


Different Land Management Units