With the hot temperatures and sudden thunderstorms we’ve been having of late, it’s a reminder that Florida’s hiking season is NOT summertime. Granted, you can go out into the swamps of South Florida and enjoy yourself, or hit the trail in our northerly areas early, but summer doldrums are at their peak right now, with […]
Recommended books for outdoor recreation and about Florida
I just received the cover image for the upcoming release of 50 Hikes in Central Florida, 2nd edition, and discovered it’s now a part of the Explorer’s Guide series. Be sure to watch for it in your local bookstores around Christmastime! All of the hikes have been re-walked, re-mapped, and re-written, and nearly half are […]
The Florida Trail: Florida’s National Scenic Trail is a coffee table book recounting the past, present, and future of the Florida Trail and the Florida Trail Association in their 50th year
The mountains of Borneo. The trails of northern Pakistan. The depths of the Big Cypress Swamp. Florida Trail founder Jim Kern has roamed far and wide over 50 years, a journey he shares in his new book Trail Reflections.