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Flooding worsens along the Florida Trail

Swift, rising waters along the Suwannee River and its tributaries as well as the Aucilla River near Tallahassee has forced the closure of a large swath of the Florida National Scenic Trail through North Florida. With more rain expected over the weekend, hikers are advised to avoid the Florida Trail between the Osceola National Forest [...]

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Dangerous flood conditions on the Florida Trail

Due to massive rainfall in southern Georgia, the Suwannee and Econfina Rivers are flooding their banks in North Florida, swamping the Florida Trail under several feet of swift-moving water. Hikers are advised to avoid the Florida Trail along the Suwannee River between Deep Creek in Osceola National Forest and St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge in [...]

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Volunteer Opportunity

Sign up today to volunteer with the Florida Trail Association on a project at the Pine Log State Forest Feb. 4-7.  Volunteers will assist with boardwalk construction and bridge repair at sites along the Florida Trail.  This project includes three phases:  repair on three existing water crossing structures, the construction of three small puncheon boardwalks [...]

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