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The Florida National Scenic Trail, better known as the Florida Trail, is a federally-designated, non-motorized recreation trail that meanders approximately 1,300 miles across some of the most beautiful, unique landscapes in the entire country.

 

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Features

FNST Mapping Tools - UPDATE

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UPDATE -- The USDA Forest Service is excited to make available an ArcGIS Online map for the Florida National Scenic Trail. This beta version of the map is not designed for navigational purposes. It is intended for planning and management of the Florida Trail and is being updated regularly to reflect the most recent GIS data, including land management boundaries and designated trailheads, parking areas, and campsites. For hiking maps please visit the website of the Florida Trail Association.


Florida Trail Featured in How To Do Florida

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The Florida Trail in Ocala National Forest was featured in a recent "How To Do Florida" episode. Check out the episode and get a chance to see the beauty of the Florida Trail first hand!

Spotlights

Florida Trail 101

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Take a tour of the Florida National Scenic Trail! This interactive presentation takes users on a visual tour of trail history, management, and recreation experiences.

Junior Explorer Program

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Become a certified Junior Explorer! Kids and parents can join Speedy the Gopher Tortoise for a curriculum-based, educational adventure on the Florida Trail.

 




The Florida Trail in the News!

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The FNST has been gaining attention in the news! Here are two articles highlighting the trail in Florida, including one on a thru-hiker and another about a favorite Florida Trail spot!

Adventure on the Florida Trail!

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In search of your next Florida adventure? Check out these combination paddle and hike trip suggestions that explore the most beautiful wild lands along the Florida Trail!


Highlights

  • Office of Greenways and Trails OffSite Link

    The Office of Greenways and Trails is holding public workshops to acquire input on their draft 2018-22 Florida Greenways and Trails System (FGTS) Plan and the Opportunity and Priority Maps. For more information, visit their website here.

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