Florida Travel Pod

Hiking and Biking in Florida

October 26, 2021 Tonya Denmark & Christina Sawyer Season 2 Episode 40
Florida Travel Pod
Hiking and Biking in Florida
Show Notes

This week, we are going to take you on the best hiking and biking adventures in Florida.

Product and Location Mentions


  1. Florida Trail Association 
  2. Grab and Go Hikes
  3. Office of Greenways and Trails 
  4. Florida Coast to Coast Trail 
  5. St. Johns River to Sea Loop 
  6. Capital City To Sea Trail 
  7. Bureau of Land Management 
  8. Hiking Safety 
  9. Other links to check out for ideas of hikes
    1. https://www.visitflorida.com/travel-ideas/articles/outdoors-nature-10-must-do-hikes-florida/
    2. https://www.visitflorida.com/travel-ideas/articles/top-beach-hikes-in-florida/
    3. https://www.visitflorida.com/travel-ideas/articles/outdoors-nature-exploring-lake-okeechobee/
    4. https://www.railstotrails.org/trailblog/2021/march/16/florida-s-spring-to-spring-trail/


Homeschool moment of the week...

Things to consider when hiking:

  1. Heat and Sunburn - and hydration
  2. Cold - hiking in Florida can be cold during the winter months. Consider hand warmers, layers.
  3. Wear reflective clothing and orange during hunting season
  4. Bugs
  5. Alligators
  6. Hydration
  7. Don’t hike alone
  8. Poison Ivy, oak, sumac, poisonwood, stinging nettle. Stay on the trail
  9. Thunderstorms - flash and bang are less than 30 seconds, immediately take cover, not under a tree, go for a ditch.


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