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Gayle's Trails at Frank Brown Park trailhead

Gayle’s Trails

A network of linear paved trails radiating from a central trailhead at Frank Brown Park in Panama City Beach, Gayle's Trails provide cyclists the Read More

Lafayette Trailhead closure notice

Florida Trail Nokuse Closure

Visiting the Nokuse section of the Florida Trail this week, we were a little surprised to discover it closed. We'd checked the Notices to Hikers on Read More

The Mountain House meals we received to test

A Mountain House brunch

Not since the 60s - when it was touted as "the food astronauts eat!" have I been a fan of freeze-dried foods. When I first got into backpacking in the Read More

Primrose tucked into a space at Kissimmee Prairie Preserve State Park

Nine more nights in Primrose

With our first Primrose trip of 2014 behind us, we are starting to see how snowbird RVers live here in Florida. After leaving the Big Cypress Seminole Read More