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View of Little Shoals from the Florida Trail


Mark your calendar now to join the North Florida Trailblazers for their 7th annual I-DID-A-HIKE on February 21, 2015. It's returning this year to the Read More

SUBZERO shovel

No Snow

Months ago I found a nice telescoping snow shovel at a local outdoor store. It was deeply discounted in their clearance section. I wonder why?Of Read More

Eaton Creek

Relearning to walk

When your life revolves around walking and driving and suddenly you can't, it's scary. This August, my knee went out, collapsing in a twist of muscles Read More

Primrose in Kenansville

Primrose and the Big O Hike

With the Florida hiking season approaching, it was time to awake Primrose from her summer sleep. With tools, stands, and floor jack in hand, I took Read More

Trefoil Trail

Trefoil Trail

The Trefoil Trail is a new trail inside of Cockroach Bay Preserve which showcases pristine Florida ecosystems. Great for birdwatchers and nature Read More

Linear Park at Brevard Zoo

Linear Park at Brevard Zoo

The 10-foot wide boardwalk forged from recycled-plastic planks winds through the wetlands and oak hammocks east of Interstate 95 on a 1.1-mile route Read More