The Controversial Plan to Protect America’s Trails

Last August Outside Online Magazine published “The Controversial Plan to Protect America’s Trails.” It’s the story of how we have been fighting to close the gaps in our National Scenic Trails. Here’s the link:https://www.outsideonline.com/2400511/scenic-trails-eminent-domain-protection-drawbacks

Rest in Peace Ernie Baldini

In Memoriam Like many others I had a wonderful Florida Trail journey with Ernie and Jean Baldini.  May they rest in peace in God’s heaven. One of my favorite hikes with Ernie was along the edge of the Kissimmee flood …

Welcome Aboard Amanda!

Friends of the Florida Trail (along with Hiking Trails for America) is happy to announce a new staff member.  Amanda Sims has been hired on a part time basis.  She will be assisting with social media and website updates.  She …