FNST Western Corridor Hiking Series - Hike 14b

Western Corridor Hiking Series  Hike 14  Ranch Road to SR 471

 In the Green Swamp West.  On the FNST about 3 miles west of SR 471  Nov. 2013

Sun. Mar. 2 - Gordy

We continue south on the Western Corridor of the Florida National Scenic Trail through the Green Swamp West from Ranch Road to the MacNeil Entrance on SR 471.  We will meet at 8:30 AM and shuttle to Ranch Road to begin the day's hike!

9 miles.

This is the last hike in this series led by the Suncoast Chapter.  The fifteenth and final hike of the series will be led by David Waldrop and others from the Heartland Chapter: 13 miles through the Green Swamp East.

Note from Elizabeth: From our (Suncoast) Chapter - I want to thank Karen Hill, Mike Nelson, Gordy Hawkins, Amanda Hus, Linda Dawson and Mitch Almon for their outstanding leadership with the hikes.  

Thanks to following people from other FTA Chapters.  These folks led hikes, did maintenance, shuttled cars and told some wild stories!

Mike Mais, Bob Jones, Jacques Steer - Crackers Chapter

Linda and Bill Taylor - Hallifax/St. John's Chapter

David Waldrop, Janice Anderson - Heartland Chapter

What to Bring:--> 2 liters or quarts of water. Lunch and snacks. The water is not a guideline.  It is a requirement for this hike.  Snacks and Lunch.  Sunscreen and bug spray are optional.

Carpooling:  If you would like to carpool, please post as a comment.

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  • Kristine A

    Thank you to Gordy for leading this hike. I enjoyed the trail and the people. What a perfect sunny day.

    March 2, 2014

  • Roopal M.

    How long will this hike take? I would be interested in carpooling? I am in St Petersburg (33701).

    February 26, 2014

  • Martin B.

    Sign up now, Julie, there are 2 open slots left! This is a good group of mostly experienced hikers. It will be a fun hike that is only 9 miles (a walk in the park). Happy trails!

    February 24, 2014

  • SunAnnie

    Are dogs allowed?

    February 24, 2014

  • Arlene/Marty Winick-DYNAMIC D.

    Hey Gordy, we're planning on doing this on the Wed. so I cancelled now 2 more can attend. arl
    Have fun.

    February 24, 2014

    • Julie N

      so is it Sunday or Wednesday??

      February 24, 2014

    • gordyhawkins

      both - take your pick

      February 24, 2014

  • gordyhawkins

    Hi Julie, put your name on the wait list. Very good chance a slot will open up

    February 24, 2014

    • Julie N

      RSVP's are closed

      February 24, 2014

  • Julie N

    is it possible to still get in the event?

    February 24, 2014

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