We are a local chapter of the Florida Trail Association, based in and around Leon County and the Big Bend region, where you’ll find some of the finest hiking in all of Florida. We have monthly programs on hiking and other outdoor topics, build and maintain the Florida National Scenic Trail and other hiking trails, lead hikes, paddles, biking and other activities. Join us on a spectacular adventure!
Chapter Meetings and Programs:
LOCATION: Unitarian Universalist Church, 2810 N Meridian Rd, Tallahassee, FL
Gear Sale Setup: 5:15 PM
Gear Sale: 5:45 PM
Social: 6:30 PM (Bring side dishes or desserts to share!)
Program: 7:00 PM
TOPIC: Gear Sale + Wandering the Wild Coast of Wales
Gear Sale: Bring your unwanted gear (hiking, camping, kayaking, biking and other active gear) to sell!
Be prepared to set up your gear for display and have it tagged with your asking price and name. We will have color dots to indicate whether proceeds are for personal use or to be donated to the Chapter.
A Chapter representative will be collecting proceeds for FTA donations. All personal sale proceeds must be collected by the individual selling the item(s). More information can be found here: https://www.meetup.com/apalachee-florida-trail-hiking/events/296863965/
Program: Discover the stunning scenery of the Pembrokeshire Coastal National Footpath in Wales. In November, Liz Sparks will tell the story of her Summer hiking adventures along this wild and scenic trail atop the cliffs of the most breathtaking coastal scenery in Britain.
Liz Sparks is a retired trailblazer and recreation planner for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and the Florida Office of Greenways & Trails. A long-standing member of FTA, Liz has shared a range of travel experiences and tips for making them affordable. She coordinated our Chapter’s monthly Tuesday night programs for many years. She even found time to maintain trail along the Aucilla River. https://www.meetup.com/apalachee-florida-trail-hiking/events/296897661/
Updated COVID-19 Operating Procedures – https://floridatrail.org/covid-19/