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The Office of Greenways and Trails coordinates and provides assistance to implement the Florida Greenways and Trails System Plan. If you need assistance or are seeking useful resources to advance a greenways and trails project in Florida, please contact the appropriate Greenways and Trails Coordinator. Your Coordinator can also discuss how a trail or greenway project relates to the Florida Greenways and Trails System Plan.

Please also consult these resources for helpful information:


Design, Planning, Construction, Maintenance and Operation of Trails

Paved Trails/Rail-Trails/Shared Use Paths

Cross Florida Greenway hikers by Diane Dammiller, FTADean Rogers on Kudzilla Flow Track, Tom Brown Park, Tallahassee, by Doug AldersonEquestrians in Apalachicola National Forest by Tracie Churchyard

Unpaved Trails (Hiking, Biking, Equestrian)

Paddling the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys by Doug AldersonSunset over the Lower Ochlockonee River, by Doug AldersonPaddling a spring along the Chipola River, FWC

Paddling Trails

Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV's)

  • Management Guidelines for Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation, National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (to purchase or download)

  • Park Guidelines for Off-Highway Vehicles, National Off-Highway Vehicle Conservation Council (to purchase)

Economic Impact of Trails and Greenways

kayak rental in the Florida Keys by Doug AldersonWest Orange Trail in downtown Winter Garden, by Doug AldersonBike shop along West Orange Trail in Winter Garden, by Doug Alderson

Ecological Greenways

Grant Funding for Trails, Greenspace and Recreation Areas

Trails and Health and Safety

Trails as Transportation

Trail Videos from Public Sources

Other Resources and Articles



Last updated: January 11, 2017

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