South Florida Hiking Clubs

South Florida Hiking ClubsSouth Florida is known for their miles of white sand beaches, swaying palm trees and azure waters while the inland areas are home to the Everglades. Activities include fishing for tarpon, snook and bonefish in the waters as is kayaking, scuba and snorkeling. Hiking is possible in the region as well as throughout the state, and there are several groups and organizations designed to keep outdoor-minded folks together and enjoying the Florida outdoors.

45-plus Walks and Hikes in South Florida Meetup Group

The 45-plus Walks and Hikes in South Florida Group is based in Pompano Beach on the East Coast. The club organizes easy to advanced hiking trips. There are over 1,000 members and there is a good turnout for scheduled events.

Sierra Club - Calusa Group

Southwestern Florida and the Naples-Ft. Myers area hosts a local chapter of the Sierra Club. Club activites include hikes, flower-identification walks, bird-watching hikes, multiday backpacking and kayaking tours in the Everglades, among others. In addition to the outings, Sierra Club meetings focus on conservation and environmental protection in the local area. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at the Happehatchee Center in Estero.

Article Written By Eric Cedric

A former Alaskan of 20 years, Eric Cedric now resides in California. He's published in "Outside" and "Backpacker" and has written a book on life in small-town Alaska, "North by Southeast." Cedric was a professional mountain guide and backcountry expedition leader for 18 years. He worked in Russia, Iceland, Greece, Turkey and Belize. Cedric attended Syracuse University and is a private pilot.

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