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Hiking Central Florida: A Guide To 30 Great Walking And Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)

By M. Timothy O'Keefe

Falcon Guides
Paperback (176 pages)

Hiking Central Florida: A Guide To 30 Great Walking And Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)
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Hiking Central Florida describes thirty of the region’s best and most varied hikes, those that offer the chance to observe unspoiled, natural Florida at its finest. With terrain ranging from wet cypress swamps to dry pinewood forests, the region offers subtly striking scenery and it harbors rich diversity.

Covering the area from Ocala to State Road 60 near Lake Wales and Yeehaw Junction—and also embracing the northern stretch of the Florida Trail in the Ocala National Forest and the Bulow Plantation/Bulow Creek hike on the Atlantic coast—this user-friendly guide takes you from short family hikes in places such as Canaveral National Seashore, to backpackers' delights. It  provides all the information you need to make the most of exploring Central Florida by foot.
 
Look inside to find:

• Hikes suited to every ability
• Directions to the trailheads
• Comprehensive trail descriptions and maps
• Mile-by-mile directional cues
• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, and best hiking seasons for every featured hike
• Area-specific tips on safety, hiking ethics, plants and animals, preserving the environment, and more

Hiking North Florida and the Panhandle: A Guide To 30 Great Walking And Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)

By M. Timothy O'Keefe

Falcon Guides
Paperback (224 pages)

Hiking North Florida and the Panhandle: A Guide To 30 Great Walking And Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)
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Hiking North Florida and the Panhandle describes 30 hikes designed to highlight some of the best natural areas throughout the region. The hikes in this book fall into four different categories: Short Family Walks ranging from 1-3 miles, Day Hikes from 3-12 miles, Overnight Hikes with easy walks to primitive campsites and Long Haulers, true backpacking experiences that require a weekend to complete.

Hiking South Florida and the Keys: A Guide To 39 Great Walking And Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)

By M. Timothy O'Keefe

Falcon Guides
Paperback (176 pages)

Hiking South Florida and the Keys: A Guide To 39 Great Walking And Hiking Adventures (Regional Hiking Series)
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Hiking South Florida and the Keys features thirty-nine of the finest trails the region has to offer, from wet cypress swamps to dry pinewood forests. Four sections—Short Family Hikes, Day and Overnight Hikes, Long Haulers, and Walking the Florida Keys—comprise this user-friendly guide. M. Timothy O’Keefe shares his top hikes in twenty-three prime areas, including Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, Jonathan Dickenson State Park, Everglades National Park, Big Cypress National Preserve, John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, and National Key Deer Refuge. Each hike includes all the information you need to make the most of exploring South Florida and the Keys on foot.
 
Look inside to find:

• Hikes suited to every ability
• Directions to the trailheads
• Comprehensive trail descriptions, maps, and elevation profiles
• Mile-by-mile directional cues
• Difficulty ratings, average hiking times, best hiking seasons, and elevation gain/loss for every featured
   hike
• Area-specific tips on safety, hiking ethics, plants and animals, preserving the environment, and more

Day Hiking Southwest Florida: A Guide to the Best Trail Adventures in Greater Naples and Fort Myers (A Florida Quincentennial Book)

By Johnny Molloy

University Press of Florida
Paperback (224 pages)

Day Hiking Southwest Florida: A Guide to the Best Trail Adventures in Greater Naples and Fort Myers (A Florida Quincentennial Book)
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“Hikers, history buffs, and birders will enjoy this veteran author’s directions and thoughtful observations. Molloy’s difficulty ratings and habitat descriptions make this an excellent read for those wanting to explore the Caloosahatchee, Sanibel, and the many trails in this unique ecosystem."—Susan Young, coauthor of 25 Kayak & Canoe Trips in East-Central Florida

 

“From Corkscrew Swamp to Collier-Seminole State Park, Molloy does a thorough job. The hikes are clearly laid out with practical information, GPS coordinates, historical facts, and even whether leashed dogs are permitted. Ideal for both experienced and novice day hikers.”—Doug Alderson, author of Encounters with Florida’s Endangered Wildlife

 

Whether you’re looking for a shady jaunt in a tropical hardwood forest, an exhilarating trek across palmetto prairies, or a detour down forgotten roads into years past, Day Hiking Southwest Florida is your guide to the perfect outdoor adventure.

Johnny Molloy, outdoorsman extraordinaire, shares forty of his favorite “frontcountry” hikes through city, county, and state parks and their surrounding wildlands. Destinations include Caracara Prairie Preserve, home to several endangered species including the Florida black bear and crested caracara; Ding Darling National Wildlife Refuge, a subtropical island oasis for migratory birds; and Wild Turkey Strand Preserve, site of a World War II airfield training base. With a variety of trail lengths and difficulty levels, this guidebook offers many possibilities for all outdoor explorers, from the tourist to the longtime Florida hiker seeking new scenery.

Best of all, the concise format provides everything necessary to get started. For each hike Molloy provides a detailed map, driving directions with GPS coordinates, photographs, and notes about trail junctions, stream crossings, trailside features, and more. Day Hiking Southwest Florida opens up the natural world for you to explore in this vibrant slice of the Sunshine State.

 

 

The Hiking Trails of Florida's National Forests, Parks, and Preserves

By Johnny Molloy

Brand: University Press of Florida
Paperback (240 pages)

The Hiking Trails of Florida s National Forests, Parks, and Preserves
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For Florida hikers, vacationers, outdoor enthusiasts, and wildlife watchers who want to plan and execute their own adventures, this second edition of the popular guidebook will be indispensable. Molloy and Friend explore the trails of Florida to provide readers with an easy-to-use, accurate, and thorough guide to hiking in more than 2 million acres of federally owned wilderness. These areas contain some of the Sunshine State's most spectacular scenery--from pristine beaches and emerald oceans to towering pine forests and sparkling spring-fed lakes.
Illustrated with photographs by the authors, this guide describes every marked and maintained trail in Florida's national forests, parks, and preserves. Each description contains a profile of the path, detailing and rating its condition, length, and difficulty and describing the highlights and hazards of the trail. Profiles also give trailhead directions, trail connections, and hiking season information, followed by a running narrative describing what hikers can expect to see and experience on the trails. This updated edition covers large and small changes in the trails since 2000, most notably the new western corridor of the Florida Trail through Ocala National Forest and the storm-driven changes to the same trail at Gulf Island National Seashore and in Everglades National Park. Also included is a new section on Canaveral National Seashore.
The book also features vignettes of natural and human history along the trails. Many of the areas border sinkholes and other geologic formations, wind through fascinating ecosystems such as the Everglades, and pass by historic sites such as old roadways, mail routes, battlefields, and military forts, and Molloy and Friend highlight these throughout the book in fascinating anecdotes. They also provide information on what to wear and bring on hiking expeditions to maximize safety and comfort along the great hiking trails of Florida’s protected lands.


Hiking the Florida Trail: 1,100 Miles, 78 Days, Two Pairs of Boots, and One Heck of an Adventure (Wild Florida)

By Johnny Molloy

Johnny Molloy
Paperback (208 pages)

Hiking the Florida Trail: 1,100 Miles, 78 Days, Two Pairs of Boots, and One Heck of an Adventure (Wild Florida)
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The Florida Trail stretches the length and breadth of the Sunshine State, from Gulf Islands National Seashore in the panhandle to Big Cypress National Preserve less than an hour from suburban Miami. In 2006, veteran hiker and outdoorsman Johnny Molloy hiked the length of the trail in one three-month stretch.
 
This engaging story of his journey, the first narrative account of a Florida Trail thru-hike, is peppered with outrageous and charming characters. Molloy’s peanut butter thermometer and his "Five Foot Radius Theory of Camping" for tired hikers will make experienced backpackers smile knowingly. Novice hikers will find his insider tips priceless.
 
Beginning at the southern end of the trail, less than an hour from suburban Miami, he was challenged by some of the roughest terrain he would face before making his way around Lake Okeechobee, the second largest freshwater lake in the continental United States. Traveling north and west traversing sand pine scrub forests, he made his way up the Suwannee River, around the Big Bend into the cathedral of palms in St. Marks Refuge, through the Apalachicola National Forest, and along white sand beaches to the Alabama state line.
 
Many may never hike the entire course of the Florida Trail, but its convenient trailheads make it easily accessible to any resident or tourist. So, start the adventure; plan your own short hike, thru-hike, or simply join Molloy without leaving the comfort of your armchair.

A Bark In The Park-Florida Panhandle: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog

By Doug Gelbert

Cruden Bay Books
Released: 2010-11-19
Kindle Edition (43 pages)

A Bark In The Park-Florida Panhandle: The 20 Best Places To Hike With Your Dog
 
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The Florida Panhandle is a great place to hike with your dog. Within a short drive your dog can explore lush forests, trot down sandy trails, or hike for miles and never lose sight of the water. This book describes the 20 best outings you can find with your best trail pal. While walking the dog, you'll get generous helpings of history, botany, geology, and more.


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