Guidebooks

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.

Watula Press

The Florida Trail GuideThe Florida Trail Guide

More than a year in the making, 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. September 2013. $15.99    

Five Star Trails series (Menasha Ridge Press)

Five Star Trails Gainesville & OcalaFive Star Trails Gainesville & Ocala

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 OrlandoFive Star Trails Orlando

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

50 Hikes series (The Countryman Press)

50 Hikes in Central Florida50 Hikes in North Florida50 Hikes in South Florida

University Press of Florida

Exploring Florida's Botanical WondersThe Hiking Trails of Florida's National Forests, Parks & PreservesHiker's Guide to the Sunshine State