A Photographic Journey along the Florida National Scenic Trail
For most of a decade, Sandra and John have delighted audiences around Florida and the eastern United States with their slideshows of the natural beauty of the Florida Trail.
With Sandra completing her end-to-end section hike of the trail in 2019, it was time to put those images into print. Across 196 full-color pages, we bring you a walk along the length of the Florida Trail.
Despite Florida’s lack of mountains, our state has an incredible amount of habitat diversity, which you’ll find reflected as you hike the trail.
Photos span from the southern terminus at Big Cypress to the northern terminus at Gulf Islands National Seashore. We include the spur trails – Ocean to Lake Hiking Trail and Blackwater – as well as both sides of Lake Okeechobee and Central Florida, more than 1,500 miles in all.
Florida Trail Association founder Jim Kern provides a foreword, and each section of the trail includes a short introduction. In the back of the book, you’ll find captions grouped under each section with locations noted.
This is a small format hardcover coffee table book, 7×5″, ideal for sharing the beauty of the Florida Trail with friends and family.
Each copy is shrink-wrapped for protection. All pre-ordered copies will be signed, but we will not otherwise plan to sign these books unless specifically requested.
If you want your copy inscribed to you or to someone else as a gift, please note that specific inscription in the Paypal checkout.
All shipping is to United States addresses only via the U.S. Postal Service. As we are not yet settled on the shipping method (Priority Mail vs. book rate), we are discounting pre-orders $1.50 off the cover price of $24.95.
Here’s a look inside the book to give you a feel for the format. Click on the images to enlarge.
Will It Be Sold In Stores?
Eventually, yes. But for now, you’ll only find it here on our website. We plan to offer this book wholesale to outfitters and bookstores in 2021.
Place an Order
All shipping is to United States addresses only. As we are not yet settled on the shipping method (Priority Mail vs. book rate), we are discounting all pre-orders $1.50 off the cover price of $24.95.
If you order multiple copies to the same address, we will use the least expensive Priority Mail box or bubble envelope that they’ll fit in and refund the postage difference to you at time of shipping.
If you live outside the United States, contact us with your address so we can speak to the postal service to determine what the shipping cost will be. For many countries, shipping exceeds the cover price of our books.
When you check out, Paypal will add $7.75 shipping & handing to your order as well as 7% Florida sales tax. If you would like your copy signed and/or inscribed a particular way, especially for a gift, please indicate that in the box provided by Paypal during checkout, or contact us with the details.
Pay by Check
If you prefer to pay by check, the PRE-ORDER cost including shipping and tax is $32.84.
Please make out your check to “Florida Hikes” and send to: Florida Hikes, PO Box 93, Mims FL 32754. Your check will be cashed before your book is shipped.