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NameFlorida Trail
Address5415 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
Brief DescriptionA 1,300-mile National Scenic Trail for hiking across Florida
TypeActivity
CategoryRecreation
DescriptionThe Florida Trail is one of only eleven National Scenic Trails in the United States. Its southern terminus is in the Big Cypress National Preserve near Miami, and its northern terminus is at Fort Pickens, in Gulf Islands National Seashore, Pensacola Beach. With more than 1,300 miles of trail to explore, hikers can sample any of more than eighty unique Florida habitats along the route on either mild and easy day hikes or long and strenous backpacking trips. Guidebooks and maps are available from the Florida Trail Association, a nonprofit volunteer organization that builds and maintains the trail. The trail has been in development since 1966 and is evolving into a protected wilderness corridor linking Florida's public lands.
Phone 1(800) 435-7352
Emailfta@floridatrail.org
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Time AllowanceFrom an hour or two to several weeks
CostNone in most places. Depends on land manager.
HoursDepends on land manager. Most of the trail is open 24 hours.
Websitewww.floridatrail.org
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Last Updated3/6/2017
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