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Lake to Lake to Lake.
DESCRIPTION: This is an urban hike from Lake Mirror to Lake Morton to Lake Hollingsworth, approximately 5 miles. We will be going around Lake Hollingsworth and returning through Florida Southern College. Will stop at the Grill Master on Florida Southern's campus for wood fired oven pizza for lunch or you can bring your lunch. BRING OR WEAR: Wear comfortable shoes for walking, we will be on paved surfaces. Sunscreen and hat advisable. As always bring water.

Hollis Garden

702 East Orange Street · Lakeland


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The Heartland Chapter is one of 18 chapters for the Florida Trail Association. The FTA is a volunteer group that maintains the Florida National Scenic Trail, a 1500 mile thru hiking trail from Big Cypress to the Panhandle. The Heartland Chapter is responsible for the maintenance of the trail in Polk, Highlands, Hardee and Desoto counties. We also maintain several loop trails throughout Polk County. Visit us at for more information about our chapter. Or go to to learn more about the Florida Trail Association.

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