Become a Member!


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Support the Florida Trail Association and hiking in Florida by becoming a member.

Member Benefits

    • Participation in the local Apalachee chapter with frequent group hikes and other activities shared by like-minded outdoors enthusiasts
    • A subscription to the Footprint, our membership magazine packed with articles about Florida hiking and natural Florida
    • Access to hundreds of guided outdoor activities each year, from gentle day hikes to rugged backpacking trips and out-of-state travel
    • Free participation in F-Troop, our volunteer trail crew program that puts members out in the field to learn how to build bridges, boardwalks, and other structures that require teamwork
    • Free workshops in trail tools and techniques, including crosscut and chainsaw certification
    • A local chapter newsletter [The Blaze] packed with activities near your home
    • State and regional conferences teaching trail skills, nature appreciation, and wilderness ethics while encouraging camaraderie and fun
    • The official FTA window decal and FTA logo patch

Click HERE to see the FTA Membership Brochure for more information.

Not a member? Click HERE to become one now!
Annual dues are only $35 for an individual, $50 for a family.



  1. Walt Wager

    My wife (Barbara J. Gill) signed up for a family membership, so I assume I am a member. I am trying to get my profile in the system, but haven’t been successful. How do I do that?

    1. Apalachee Chapter of the FTA (Post author)

      Here is the link to be added to our newsletter.
      The FTA main office in Gainesville, FL handles memberships:


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