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2nd of December 2019

November 2019 E-blaze

November 2019 Seminole State Forest Ribbon Cutting On November 2nd, about 70 participants met at the Cassia Trailhead in Eustis, FL and joined us in celebrating the completion of a 5.3-mile reroute through Seminole State Forest. This new section removes 3.2 miles of paved road walk along busy SR 44 and roads in the Royal […]


5th of November 2019

October 2019 E-blaze

October 2019 Recovering the FT in Econfina Panhandle Trail Program Manager, Adam Fryska, writes: As our membership is no doubt aware, the Florida Trail in the Panhandle Region suffered a devastating blow from Hurricane Michael. With the one-year anniversary of the storm’s landfall now behind us, the volunteers of the Panhandle Chapter continue to work […]


24th of October 2019

Wild & Scenic Film Festival 2020


2nd of October 2019

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. It is our inheritance as citizens of a country called America.” – Terry Tempest Williams North Florida Trail Program Manager, Jeff Glenn, writes: This past weekend, the FTA partnered with REI in […]


17th of September 2019

Now Hiring: Central/South Trail Program Manager

Full Job Description: Central South Trail Program Manager  


August 2019 E-blaze

August 2019 New Beginnings A message from the FTA’s new Trail Program Director Trail Program Director, Kelly Wiener writes: After serving the past month as the Interim Trail Program Director following Alex Stigliano’s departure, I am pleased to announce to our membership that I have accepted the board’s offer to step into the role permanently. […]


30th of August 2019

Big Oak Celebration Hike


8th of August 2019

July 2019 E-blaze

July 2019 Crosby Island Marsh Preserve New section of the Florida Trail opens to the public Central & South Florida Trail Program Manager, Kelly Wiener, writes: On July 17, the FTA attended a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the public opening of Orange County’s Crosby Island Marsh Preserve, a 243-acre property southeast of Orlando. We were […]


24th of July 2019

7th Annual Trail Skills Training

Save the Date The 7th Annual Trail Skills Training is scheduled for the weekend of September 20-22 at Camp La-No-Che in Paisley, Florida. The FTA Regional Managers will be reaching out to Chapter Chairs within the coming weeks with more event details and requests for volunteer nominations. Trail Skills Training is a fun and educational […]


8th of July 2019

June 2019 E-blaze

June 2019 Alaqua Bridge Inaugural Ribbon Cutting Florida’s Newest and Longest Suspension Bridge On Friday, June 14, the Florida Trail Association, Eglin Air Force Base, and FT Coalition Partners celebrated the Florida Trail’s newest and longest suspension bridge with an inaugural ribbon cutting in Eglin. Planning and construction of the 70-foot Alaqua “Demon” Bridge over […]