It’s not just an urban thing: Florida has hundreds of outstanding nature trails and parks with facilities that work well for families with young children. There are nature centers, wetlands parks, and lots of short interpretive trails at our Florida State Parks. For the youngest ones, finding a playground to enjoy after a hike is always a plus. Dig through our recommendations!
Our Hiking Books
We’ve been writing Florida hiking books since 2001. These are our newest, published over the past five years. Both the 50 Hikes series and the Five Star Trails series provide lists of the best trails in each region for families.
Our Favorite Family-Friendly Trails
The map at the top of the page shows all locations suitable for families. These particular parks and trails are our favorite places in Florida to send families with young children.