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  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great group of folks. Will be joining The Florida Trail Association for sure. 

    Mary H on Mar 27, 2017.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Yet another great hike. Thanks Tom for a beautiful day in the real Florida. 

    Blanche N. on Feb 26, 2017.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great group of folks!! 

    John E. on Feb 5, 2017.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Met a lot of very friendly and nice people. 

    Erwin on Jan 8, 2017.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Looks like a good group. 

    David W. M. on Jan 2, 2017.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Eugene Bouley is the best hike guide. 

    Jerry P. on Jan 1, 2017.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great 

    debra on Nov 13, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Another well organized maintenance hike! 

    Bill A. on Nov 12, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This is the first walk/hike I have done with the Central Florida and Highlanders chapter because most hikes are too far from The Villages. I will keep my eyes open for future hikes on the west side of Orlando. 

    Rich A on Oct 2, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I look forward to spending more time with the members. 

    Florence on Sep 13, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     + + + + + Love this group. 

    Sue2 on Aug 7, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great....would love to attend another hiking event 

    Kim S. on Jul 10, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Awesome 

    laura on Jun 13, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Every activity I have been involved with has been well organized, and the members are friendly and helpful. 

    Ron B on May 29, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great organization; glad to participate! 

    Connie B. on May 19, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Met Eve, Michelle and her friend. Eve shared a lot of wetland info as well as pointing out wildlife, including eagles. 

    Pam on Apr 29, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This is the first event I attend and it was a wonderful experience. It exceeded my expectations. Can't wait to do it again! 

    Laura C on Apr 23, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Friendly great organizer Thanks Diane 

    Michael on Apr 10, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     What a great group of people. Everybody has been very friendly, especially the Highlanders. I look forward to many more hikes in the near future. 

    jack s. on Mar 30, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Looking forward to my next hike. 

    rebecca on Feb 10, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Fun group - good people 

    Janet on Jan 7, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Terrific people 

    Ruth L. on Jan 1, 2016.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     After I got home, I joined the FTA. 

    LeeAnn R. on Dec 2, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Excellent 

    chiruma on Nov 22, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Very welcoming and engaging. Fun time! 

    Michelle on Nov 5, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Rodney was very helpful explaining the Florida Trail Association's trail maintenance and that I could take part in this program at my age. 

    Robin K. on Sep 4, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I belong to 3 groups of FTA hikers and kayakers and I must say all the groups have such wonderful people...I'm just so grateful to FTA for bringing us all together to enjoy our beautiful state. 

    Marian B. on Jun 27, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Always a great organization 

    steve n. on Jun 26, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This is my first meetup with the group, they are very organized and very welcoming. 

    Cathy W. on Jun 7, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     It is a great organization. Lots to do and learn. 

    Kelly B. on May 7, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great group of folks! 

    Jean R on Apr 18, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Outstanding 

    Dave S. on Apr 15, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great 

    Tracy B. on Mar 30, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Just getting started, so many opportunities to join in with others and learn about Florida 

    Teresa on Mar 4, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great organization with excellent leadership 

    Bill B. on Feb 12, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This is a very friendly and fun hiking group. Very organized. 

    Joyce on Feb 9, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I find this group to be a very active and caring community--very happy I joined 

    joan q. on Feb 5, 2015.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Judy does a great job leading hikes. Really enjoyed this one - weather fabulous, location perfect, and the people were very friendly. Thank you Judy for leading this one!! 

    Jaci M. on Dec 14, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Beautiful evening with a full moon! Great group of people. I am looking forward to the next meetup -this was my first meetup. 

    Cindy Q on Dec 8, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Good gp of people, nice weather. 

    Nancy on Nov 23, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great people, having fun while getting healthy exercise and learning something, What's not to like! 

    Janet W. on Nov 10, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     A good group 

    OlJim on Nov 10, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great, enjoyed the event : ) 

    kath on Sep 21, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The trail needed the clean up 

    richard T. on Sep 17, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great. 

    Larry G. on Sep 15, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This was my first FTA meetup. I am totally excited to have found this group of great people.. 

    Melba on Sep 5, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Awesome time! 

    katy on Sep 5, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     great as always 

    John B on Aug 11, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I enjoy being a part of this group. There are lots of different activities. 

    Sid M. on Jul 29, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Enjoyed!! Thanks for organizing the get together Ed. 

    Becky M. on Jul 12, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Good people, good food, fun events. 

    Douglas K. on Jun 8, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     It was my first time and I think is great 

    Diogo C. on May 1, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Love this group! really nice people. 

    Paul S. on Apr 27, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Wonderful representation of association by Rodney. 

    Belinda on Apr 19, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great!! Planning to do more with this Chapter. 

    Ron on Apr 6, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Awesome! 

    Sue W. on Mar 21, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Looking forward to future hikes! 

    Terri S. on Mar 13, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great 

    Skip S. on Feb 15, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Very good. Great group of people. 

    Wade W. on Feb 14, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     A very friendly & welcoming group. 

    greg p. on Feb 5, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Beyond my expectations. Super group to have been lucky enough to find and join. 

    Jenny T on Jan 25, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Fun group 

    Gilda on Jan 8, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great! 

    Janine on Jan 4, 2014.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The FTA is a composed of people from all walks of life, all levels of interest in the FTA, and all kinds of regular uses of urban and rural trails: need to join 

    Mark on Dec 27, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Very professional organization, experienced activity leader. 

    Russ K. on Dec 9, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Awesome for providing these trips 

    Mary W. on Nov 10, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Love the trail thanks mike, it was a good time for me, I hope to see u and your family more in the future. Jey and I have some bunding time exploring the woods, We have a blast, u have a lovely family! see u in the woods! 

    Becky R. on Oct 27, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great.... 

    tina on Oct 24, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Awesome. Very organized but not so structured that you can't relax and enjoy. 

    Patty A. on Sep 26, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Excellent 

    Donna on Sep 23, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     good chapter.. glad to be a pert of it. 

    Tony J. on Sep 17, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Wonderful group of people. I always enjoy myself 

    Leslie on Sep 15, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The best! 

    Dale on Sep 15, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Fantastic. Great outings, nice people what more could one ask for? 

    susan h. on Sep 10, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great group! Very welcoming and informative. Can't wait to attend another event! 

    Kristin on Aug 7, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I love it and will definitely become a member! 

    Eddie J. on Aug 3, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Does it contribute anything to say that I perceive this group "...to be comprised of some pretty, down-to-earth people"? No?...well, how about: "...on my first outing with them I picked up a tick and didn't discover it for a couple of days. Now I fear that they are trying to feed me to the wildlife". No help there either?...Ok, you win...I'll 'fess-up. They are simply real people trying to enjoy some real pleasures in this real world of some really bad things going on and I really, really enjoy spending time with them. So alright already, are you happy now?!...HMMMM? Oh, yeah...and I'm looking forward to pitching in and helping take care of the trails and other things needing building and construction skills; but first I've got to find a job of some sort so I can afford to donate my time. Life always seems to present these little challenges (...and what I consider to be "nuisances" fallen across the path toward enjoyment of life. Best Regards to all. 

    Richard D. on Jul 26, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Excellent group!! 

    Holly on Jul 13, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Two thumbs up. 

    chip c. on Jul 12, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This group rocks. 

    John W. on Jul 11, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     So far so good, 1st of many. 

    Goody T on Apr 20, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Always good people glad to be part of such a good group. 

    Santo R. on Mar 3, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I am proud to be a hiker, so I am looking forward to making new friends and having fun together! 

    Jackson A. on Feb 24, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Very nice friendly people 

    Jill on Feb 23, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Excellent--Super leaders AND GREAT PEOPLE!!! 

    Hiker E. on Feb 20, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Everyone seems cool and they organize tons of awesome hikes. 

    Valerie A. on Feb 13, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Super happy to be part of this group. 

    Kat B. on Feb 10, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Really nice, friendly people. Tom is a great leader, kind and organized. He made sure we were all accounted for throughout the hike. 

    Candace R. on Feb 3, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The best! 

    Carl A. on Feb 2, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Didn't really get a lot of information from the group. Today was our first outing. Found the event on the alltrails.com site. 

    Kathy B. on Jan 27, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Some of the kindest, friendlest people I have met since I moved to Florida seven years ago. 

    Lori R S. on Jan 23, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Really enjoyed meeting the group. Very friendly. 

    Carol B. on Jan 19, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Beautiful day albeit unseasonably warm. Enjoyable paddle but would have been better if group were able to paddle together at least part of the way. 

    Debra L. on Jan 13, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I'm new to FTA but like the many diverse activities, especially the great people I met today!! I would like to return for paddling & bicycling day trips. 

    Mac on Jan 13, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     My first hike with FTA and a really good experience. 

    Rene G. on Jan 13, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I like this meetup group so far, and I'm hoping to get to know more of the members soon. 

    Katie on Jan 12, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Wonderful, friendly, knowledgeable people! 

    Martin K. on Jan 11, 2013.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Super! 

    Leo Z. on Dec 15, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     For this group, my first time out was wonderful. Interesting subject matter and knowledgeable guide, plus a friendly group of participants. All in all, a fascinating morning walk! 

    Deb E. on Dec 8, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This is my favorite Meetup! Love the outdoors. Lots of hikes & some bike rides. Several each week to choose from. Lots of outdoorsy people with same interests. 

    Theresa on Nov 25, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     FTA continues to provide fun................ 

    Criss M. on Nov 18, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great! 

    Bob S. on Nov 12, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great! Friendly group of people. Steve is a great leader. Knew the history of Groveland and presented very well. 

    Keely J. C. on Nov 10, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Both are awsome 

    liz on Nov 4, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Nicest people I could have asked for. Everyone is very genuine, friendly and caring. Great leadership by Rodney and Mary. 

    jyoti on Nov 4, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Juniper springs is a magical place. The trail is well marked, and this is a perfect hike for novice backpackers that are in reasonable shape. The trail is maintained nicely, and has a real Florida feel. The sites overlook a wet prarie, and are privy to beautiful sunsets, water supply via cool pond for filtering, and beautiful star gazing. I feel blessed to have been part of this meetup. Thanks for helping us make it out there! 

    Anna B. on Oct 14, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great Urban Hike!!! John did a wonderful job with his knowledge and a big THANK YOU to Nancy for being such a gracious hostess after the hike. Much appreciated!!! :D 

    Chris on Oct 7, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The symposium was my first FTA activity. I enjoyed it immensely. Thank you for bringing this event to my attention. I don't see my name below so I must have only RSVPed on the FNST site. 

    Sheree A. on Sep 23, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I enjoyed the group and plan on attending more meetups. 

    Irene on Sep 17, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Had a great walk appreciated the talk with Mary and Patricia... 

    Janet S. on Sep 16, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     So far I'm really liking this group! I hope to make many more meetups. 

    Sgfrd S. on Sep 16, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     They're a great group of friendly people. I enjoyed talking with Sandi and her family. 

    Darlene on Sep 13, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The best! Well organized, great people! 

    Linda on Sep 8, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     informative, enjoyable 

    Eve M B. on Sep 2, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     My first one and I really enjoyed it. 

    Shela on Sep 2, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great group. Thank you for offering these free tours. Very informative. Good guide. Nice people. 

    Lori on Aug 26, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Friendly group of people! Made me feel comfortable immediately. 

    Morena on Aug 26, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I like it very much and will continue to participate. 

    jennifer on Jul 29, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This was my first event with Florida Trail Association Meetup Group. I will definitely be attending more of the same events with this group. 

    Lauren M. on Jul 8, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I had a good time. Everyone was very nice, easy going group of hikers 

    Ken D. on Jul 7, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Very Nice 

    Michael on Jun 25, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     We were pleasantly surprised and happy to be a part of it! 

    Tracie on May 27, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Wonderful idea. I am so glad I found you all. 

    Joy I on May 26, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Because Im shy it was hard to talk to ppl...so I appreciated those that spoke to me. I look forward to joining on a few more ventures! Thanks... 

    Ruth on May 20, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Joined up with everyone Sat evening at Split Oak greatly enjoyed the hike, the sceneary, and the fellowship, thanks to all for welcoming me, 

    Carol M. on May 20, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Rodney and the fellow attendees taught me a lot about the area's recent history, over all geography, and the indigenous wildlife. As well as future camping/hiking tips I will definitely consider! Thanks guys. 

    Mark on May 14, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     all walks have been so informative, I've enjoyed them all. Love the history. Thanks for organizing! 

    Sharon A. on Apr 29, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Had a great time, Rodney is an excellent guide! 

    Daniel G. on Mar 26, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Good group 

    Suzzie on Mar 26, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     What a nice group of hikers. So glad to make lots of new friends 

    Melissa on Mar 10, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     The members of Florida Trail Association are the most wonderful bunch of people. It was my first hike ever and am looking forward to many more. Thank you for a great day, Margaret 

    margaret on Feb 18, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     very nice people. the leaders were well knowledged with the area. very friendly and supporting group. I instinctly felt like old friends. 

    Jo on Jan 13, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     This is my first meetup with the group and so far, so good. 

    Michelle S. on Jan 7, 2012.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     I met the nicest people on Central Florida. Thank you so much for a great time. 

    John T. on Dec 30, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Fun 

    Maggie on Dec 18, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Tons o fun! 

    Dianne M. on Oct 24, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Good people, great fun. C'mon out and hike with us! 

    Sandra F. on Oct 17, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Some of the nicest people you would ever want to meet! 

    Richard on Oct 14, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     One of the most active groups and its members really love their mission, hiking, maintaining trails, being active outside. Nice people to be around. 

    Annette G. on Oct 8, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great organization doing great things. Wonderful people... 

    Joanna on Oct 6, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Great group of people who do important work and do an excellent job of it! 

    Lorri on Oct 6, 2011.

  • Florida Trail Association - Central Florida and Highlanders

     Carl & crew have done an awesome job getting this Meetup going! 

    Bo A. on Oct 1, 2011.

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