A ramble along the newly opened Hinson Trail, a loop trail system on the southern edge of Marianna along the Chipola River Greenway – scenic, rugged, unusual, and historic.
Announcements and descriptions of trails new to us
Tonight marks the first public meeting regards a paved bike path to be added to the recreational mix on the Cross Florida Greenway between Pruitt Trailhead and Santos Trailhead.
After watching the progress on the ECRRT at Osteen over the past year, John takes a ride to the east to see how far the new paved bike path goes
About a decade ago, I was in Blountstown for the grand opening of the brand-new Blountstown Greenway, a project that, it seemed, the whole town rallied around. They showed up in droves for the grand opening to celebrate the first-ever public pathway in Calhoun County, one of Florida’s more rural spots about an hour west […]
While working on research for project in process, I was delighted to see that Camp Helen State Park – of the notable sea monster of Lake Powell – has added a nature trail on the north side of US 98. Fully accessible, this 0.8 mile loop provides an easy stroll with rest benches along the […]
More trails in the works for Tampa Bay, thanks to Southwest Florida Water Management District. Their newly minted management plan for Chito Branch Reserve – another reservior for thirsty Tampa Bay – in southeastern Hillsborough County includes networks of hiking, biking, and equestrian trails … and they need volunteers to make it happen. Meanwhile, you’re […]
The newest section of the Florida Trail, the Choctawhatchee River Section opened on December 14. More than a decade in the making, this footpath eliminates a long roadwalk between the river and Seven Runs trailhead, adding two new campsites for backpackers along the 8.3 mile route.
Now that the management plan for South Florida Water Management District’s Conner Preserve has been approved, opening the preserve to trail-based recreation is the first order of business. A trail system will be completed by fall. This Pasco County preserve is about 5 miles north of Land O’ Lakes off SR 52, east of US […]
Immersing in Starvation Slough might mean wet feet at first, but the beauty you find the deeper in you hike is well worth getting across that first stream!
On a ride to discover how close the bike path in Edgewater is to completion, John discovers this connector to the state-spanning C2C is almost ready for riders