Florida Trail Association (FTA)
- Rejuvenated the Gateway Communities program in nine towns along the length of the trail.
- Introduced the first ever Florida Trail Passport. Stamps can be collected at participating Gateway Community businesses as a fun way for hikers to engage and support towns they hike through.
- Removed over 19 miles of roadwalk connectors with FTA’s partners in communities across Florida. This was accomplished with reroutes and new public access agreements with private landowners.
- FTA, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the FNST Coalition, released the 2018 5-Year Strategic plan. Structured around four main goals, this comprehensive guide sets an ambitious course for the trail.
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