Ft. Myers Hiking Clubs

Ft. Myers Hiking Clubs
There are many hiking trails to explore throughout Ft. Myers, Florida. The Florida trail consists of 1,500 miles of scenic trails across the state. Joining an outdoors club can be beneficial in exploring different paths, scenic trails and wilderness---not just in Ft. Myers, but throughout the sunshine state.

Florida Trail Association Tropical Trekkers Chapter

The Florida Trail Association was incorporated in 1964; it is a nonprofit volunteer organization that works with the USDA Forest Service to build, maintain, protect and promote 1,400 miles of Florida trail. The Tropical Trekkers Chapter is a hiking club that holds annual activities like the Annual Dessert Hike and AT backpacking trip. The club also works to maintain trails in the area and serves the Martin, Okeechobee and St. Lucie counties. Trails frequented by this club run along the Kissimmee River from Okeetantie Recreation Area to Bluff Hammock Conservation Area.

Florida Trail Association
5415 SW 13th St
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 378-8823
(772) 398-4554
Contact: Michael Fribourg

Tampa Adventure Group

Aside from hiking, this club also offers other recreational outings such as rock climbing, skiing/snowboarding, hang gliding, scuba diving, horseback riding, camping and sailing. The Tampa Adventure Group was founded in 2007. Members pay yearly dues; all ages and skill levels are welcome to join. The club's event prices are based on group rates.

Tampa Adventure Group
Tampa, Fl
(813) 767-5042
Toll Free: 1 (888) 3111-TAG(824)

Wilderness Trekkers

The Wilderness Trekkers club is based in the Central Florida area. It has members throughout the Florida peninsula where a great number of its outdoor events are scheduled. The organization has a schedule of events nearly every weekend, which includes hiking, kayaking, canoeing and biking. Trips can be single day or multi-day events. To try the Wilderness Trekkers club, you are allowed to attend up to two of its events as a guest.

Wilderness Trekkers
408 S. Scott Ave.
Sanford FL 32771
Contact: Lee Simmons

Article Written By Rona Aquino

Rona Aquino began writing professionally in 2008. As an avid marathon runner and outdoor enthusiast, she writes on topics of running, fitness and outdoor recreation for various publications. Aquino holds a Bachelor of Arts in communications and English from the University of Maryland College Park.

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