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1st of February 2017

Veterans Walk Off the War

4th of December 2016

November E-Blaze Trivia

Q: What law established our National Scenic Trails (NST)? A: The National Trails System Act of 1968, established our NSTs. During the early history of the United States, trails served as routes for commerce and migration. Since the early 20th century, trails have been constructed to provide access to scenic terrain. In 1921 the concept […]

#OptOutside with REI

On Black Friday more than six million Americans chose to #OptOutside. We joined REI and hit the Florida Trail to explore Florida’s unique wildlands. See our friends in action on the Florida National Scenic Trail!  

Support the Florida Trail!

This holiday season consider donating to support the mission of the FTA. We unite diverse stakeholders to care for the trail, so that millions can access Florida’s most scenic, natural, historic and cultural resources.  Alternatively, you may support our mission by joining the Association as a Individual or Family Member. Protecting the Florida Trail is […]


During this past Thanksgiving we were once again reminded of the generosity of our volunteers and members. Thanks to their gifts and contributions we’ve built new tread, maintained existing sections and made significant strides in acquiring new agreements to close road walks and gaps in the Florida Trail. In December, we’ll finish out the year […]

19th of June 2015

FTA Receives $5,000 Grant from REI

The Florida Trail Association (FTA) is proud to announce our continued partnership with REI.  Recently, FTA received a $5,000 REI grant to fund new signage on the Ocala and Osceola National Forests, and to purchase campsite infrastructure, for locations along the Suwannee River and the Palatka-Lake Butler Rail Trail.  This funding will cover the entire […]

18th of June 2015

Introducing FTA’s New Blog