These guides to hiking Florida are guidebooks we’ve authored or co-authored since 2001 to introduce you to thousands of miles of Florida’s hiking trails. Only those currently in print are listed.
The Florida Trail Guide is the only comprehensive resource for planning hikes on the 1,400-mile Florida Trail, our National Scenic Trail in Florida. It is a logistical guide, highlighting hiker services along the route while presenting crucial map and along-the-trail data on resources like campsites, water sources, and trailheads for day hiking and backpacking. Second edition, October 2015. 348 pages. $18.95
Five Star Trails series (Menasha Ridge Press)
Concentrating on hiking trails found within an hour of either community, Five Star Trails Gainesville & Ocala shows off both urban woodlands and wilderness trails in a diverse mix of habitats throughout a four-county region. With 38 hikes, many appearing in print for the first time, the book includes a mix of easy walks and longer day hikes. November 2013. $15.95
Five Star Trails Orlando provides the most comprehensive coverage of hiking in the Orlando metro area. Containing 37 hikes, most appearing in print for the first time, the book includes a mix of easy walks for families, strenuous day hikes, and everything in-between. October 2012. $15.95