Warrior Hikes Guest Blog from Daniel Caballero

We are welcoming guest bloggers and are pleased to be associated with Daniel Caballero (FT Class of 2016-Warrior Hike) of Warrior Expeditions.   By: Daniel Caballero As a veteran who served as a Combat Infantryman in the U.S. Army, sometimes …

Warrior Hikes – 11.9.16

While Sean Gobin was under fire in Afghanistan, he imagined himself taking a long hike to transition from a war zone to a settled life back home. Once back in the States he followed through, bought some hiking equipment and …

An Update from Jim Kern

Lots happening, all of it good. On September 20, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a resolution at his cabinet meeting, praising the Florida Trail Association for 50 years of constructing and maintaining the Florida Trail. We have been working most …

Florida’s National Hiking Trail is at Crossroads

Carving out the Florida National Scenic Trail began in 1966, and now the hiking path from the Everglades to the western Panhandle visits springs, manatees, wetlands, alligators, white beach, turquoise ocean and bird life not seen in more famous wilderness …

Travels on the Florida Trail in the Panhandle

Let me tell you about a beautiful part of Florida most Floridians have never heard of and fewer still have seen. I’m talking about the rivers and streams that flow south out of Georgia and Alabama across the Florida panhandle …

A Meeting With Adam Putnam

About a year ago a cattle rancher in Central Florida informed me that Commissioner of Agriculture, Adam Putnam, intended to run for governor in the next cycle. I have also heard people say the same thing in Tallahassee. In the …