Hiking The Florida Trail

The MOST popular hiking trail in Florida.

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The Florida Trail (aka Florida National Scenic Trail) extends 1300 miles from the Everglades up around through the Panhandle. It offers hikers a chance to discover Floridas natural subtropical and tropical beauty along a trail linking wild and rural areas.

Presently, there are more than 500 miles certified and another 250 miles are under development.

The southern terminus is in the Everglades National Park within the Big Cypress National Preserve. The northwestern terminus in the Panhandle is in the Gulf Islands National Seashore on Santa Rosa Island.

The Florida Trail Association maintains and develops the route.

Overall, Florida Trail is the 1st most popular hiking trail of all 43 hikes in Florida. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Florida Trail including Ocala - Florida Trail, Paisley Woods Trail, Black Prong Trails and Apex / Tidewater Trails.

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Florida Trail in Ocala NF (FL/US)

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Florida Trail in Ocala NF (FL/US)

Florida Trail Hiking Map



Local Contact(s):  The Official Guide to the Florida Trail from Florida Trail Association (800) 343-1882; Florida Visitor Information (850) 488-5607.

Recommended Book:  "Hiking Florida" from Timothy Okeefe

Best Season:  Any

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Reference Source:  click here http://www.floridatrail.org/

Article Source:   Hiking The Florida Trail https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HIKE&id=6870

Date Published:  12/24/2015

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  6870

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