Florida Trail hiking events for Jan. – Feb.

January 9, 2009

Florida Trail Association – Choctawhatchee and Western Gate Chapters

Activities January/February  2009

Activity Participants Please note: Contact the activity leader well in advance for more information and/or to reserve your place (Space is limited.) Unless instructed otherwise by the activity leader, each participant should bring: day pack, plenty of water (recommended minimum, 2 quarts), sun protection (hat, glasses, screen), insect repellent, lunch and or snacks, adequate clothing for the forecast, and comfortable, sturdy close toed shoes with socks. Long pants, work gloves, and extra water are recommended for work hikes. Activity leaders may deny participation to anyone who is inadequately prepared.
The Western Gate Chapter (western area) and Choctawhatchee Chapter (eastern area) span a longitude difference greater than 80 miles.

All activities are open to the public unless noted otherwise.

Saturday, January 24, 2009 at 8:00 a.m.  – Volunteers needed by the Florida Trail Association for trail maintenance.  Details: (850) 983-2557 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Friday, Feb. 6, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. – Join the Florida Trail Association for a hike around Milton with dinner following.  Details: (850) 995-4267 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Friday, Feb. 6 – Saturday, February 7, 2009 –  Join the Florida Trail Association for camping at Bear Lake Friday night, a bike ride around the lake at 10 on Saturday, a pot luck lunch at the pavilion at 11:30 and the presentation of awards at 12:30.  Details: (850) 683-0803 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2009  at 8:00 a.m. – Volunteers needed by the Florida Trail Association for trail maintenance at Ft Pickens.  Details: (850) 932-5469 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Friday, Feb. 13, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. – Join the Florida Trail Association for a hike on the Dunes on Pensacola Beach with lunch afterwards.  Details (850) 932-5469 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. – Volunteers needed by the Florida Trail Association for a bridge project in the Cimarron section.  Details: (850) 682-6098 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 at 9 am. – Join the Florida Trail Association and celebrate Presidents Day with a hike at Big Lagoon State Park.  Details: (850) 477-7043 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 at 8 am. – Volunteers needed by the Florida Trail Association for trail maintenance.  Details: (850) 983-2557 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Sunday, Feb. 22, 2009 at 8:00 a.m. – Join the Florida Trail Association for a short, vigorous hike before going to breakfast.  Details: (850) 995-4267 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2009 at 6 p.m. – Monthly meeting of the Florida Trail Association at LaRumba restaurant in Niceville.  Visitors welcome.  Details: (850) 682-6098 or http://choctaw.floridatrail.org