Working to keep our trails clear and passable. Richard Kersten and Paula Fries are the Crew leaders and can be reached at[masked] for any questions. We have hard hats, gloves, vests, protective hearing and protective glasses. If you have your own, please bring them. Bring water, lunch and snacks.
EGLIN RECREATION PERMIT REQUIRED! NO PETS!
Participants should read and be familiar with the contents for the following Job Hazard Analysis documents prior to the workday:
We are an outdoor adventure and eco-volunteering group.Our activities include hiking, backpacking, camping, and paddling events throughout the year ranging from easy to strenuous, local to regional. We FOCUS on outdoor activities in NW Florida's woodlands.
Our members are outdoor enthusiasts who also enjoy building and maintaining local hiking trails.
We are the Choctawhatchee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association. We maintain the Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST) in Okaloosa and Walton Counties – Chapter activities are open to the public and center on enjoying Florida’s woodlands, streams and natural areas. The Chapter maintains the FNST on the Eglin AFB Reservation (56 miles) and the Nokuse Section (20 miles).
The Florida Trail Association is a 5,000+ member statewide organization with 18 chapters. Goal: To build and maintain the FNST and other hiking trails in Florida. Support the conservation of Florida’s natural areas.
For an overview of the types of activities we sponsor look at ourPHOTO.
To learn more about local OVERNIGHT and DAY HIKES on Eglin ourPAGES.
'After checking us out membership in the Florida Trail Association is expected. Donations are welcomed and strongly encouraged. Help us keep theFlorida National Scenic Trail alive.'