National Forest Foundation

Your National Forests Magazine

Winter/Spring 2011

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Swamp Slogging and Scrub Busting on the Florida Trail

By Sandra Friend

The southernmost of the National Scenic Trails in America, the Florida Trail is unlike any other. Stretching north for 1,400 miles from the boundary of Everglades National Park and Big Cypress National Preserve, passing through three National Forests on its way to Pensacola Beach, it follows a patchwork of public lands, purchased easements, and private lands where agreements have been made for passage of hikers.

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