The Big Oak Trail is one of the most scenic hikes in North Florida. Much of the hiking parallels the Suwannee and Withlacoochee Rivers, which meet here at a confluence.
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On the Disappearing Creek Loop off the Florida Trail along the Suwannee River, watch Camp Branch burble through rapids and cascade into a giant sinkhole
The Florida Trail App has won a Silver Award in the Travel App category of The North American Travel Journalists Association annual journalism travel awards.
What’s it like hanging out with a bunch of hammock hangers? Here’s a peek at the 6th Annual Hammock Hanging Convention, now called HangCon, held at Doe Lake last month.
One of the best digital tools for connecting with fellow hikers, Meetup.com provides a treasure trove of organized groups for you to join and get out on a hike this hiking season. I’m glad to see that many chapters of the Florida Trail Association have embraced Meetup, but there is also quite an array of […]
It’s not often you find yourself inside an unusual natural phenomenon. The perfect combo of fog, sun, and the St. Johns River wrapped us in a fogbow along the Sanford Riverwalk.
The 2.2 mile White Trail at Palm Bluff Conservation Area near Deltona provides a sampling of habitats found in the sweep of landscapes in this 3,321 acre preserve.
Big news for Central Florida backpackers! REI has announced that they’ll be opening their second Florida store in the spring of 2017 in Winter Park Village on 17/92.
On our visit to Yorktown, I saw the city as the French first did in 1781, when the fleet of Admiral De Grassein arrived to support General Washington’s attack on Yorktown.
Hiking barefoot in Florida isn’t new. Back in the 1880s, it was part of your job description if you delivered mail between Palm Beach and Miami. Learn more at the Hillsboro Lighthouse in Pompano Beach.