Mosquitoes make summer hiking a challenge in Florida. Here’s why they’re a problem and what you can do to fight back.
Insects in Florida
Biting insects in Florida
Florida has four species of venomous spiders, including the red widow spider, which is only found in our state.
Since they crawl on your skin and attach themselves to you to feed, ticks and chiggers are especially creepy. Unlike mosquitoes, you can’t just swat them away. Here’s the difference between them.