Along the sweep of the Atlantic coastline, many miles are protected by public parks and beaches. Palm Beach County has an extensive natural lands program and featured a wild swath of often-watery outdoors, the Ocean-to-Lake Greenway. While the Florida Keys aren’t known for their hiking or beaches, it’s a paddler’s prime destination, and home to the scenic Florida Keys Overseas Heritage Trail for cyclists.
It’s blueberry season in Florida! April is the month when it’s time to visit a commercial grower and start picking. We did just that at our local berry farm, Ever After Farms.
Florida is a prime destination for migratory birds. Here is identification information for some of the bird species you’ll see in Florida almost any time of year.
If you’ve seen the prominent Trans-Florida Central Railroad Trail over Interstate 95 at Fellsmere, you’ve probably wondered about it. Here’s what we found when we stopped for a ride.
What does a hiker need to spend a week, or a month, or three months on the trail? Here are trail-tested suggestions for backpacking in Florida for trips of a week or more
As Florida black bears become active in late winter and spring, the chances of a bear encounter go up significantly if you leave food unsecured outdoors – whether in your campsite or at home.
Got kids? If any of them are in fourth grade, they can get a free pass to ALL Federal public lands good for the whole family through the end of August. Here’s how.
How to order a copy of The Florida Trail: Florida’s National Scenic Trail, our limited edition full-color coffee table book that tells the comprehensive story of the first 50 years of routing, building, maintaining, and enjoying our statewide National Scenic Trail.
Traverse the Intracoastal Waterway on a paddleboarding adventure for a cause: broken into a series of day paddles, Something I Will Never Forget, an organized paddleboard journey, spans from St. Augustine to Palm Beach.
In spring, alligators become more active as the days warm up. It’s also mating season, so alligators are on the move. Expect to see them anywhere and everywhere along Florida’s trails.
Bear bagging is the art of hanging your food properly out of reach of bears. If you’re a Florida backpacker and haven’t learned how, here’s a short course. Securing your food from bears is required in the Ocala, Osceola, and Apalachicola National Forests.
With more than 1,400 miles of hiking statewide, the Florida Trail provides a gateway to grand landscapes for botanical beauty. Here are our top suggestions for fascinating botanical destinations along the Florida Trail.