Posts Tagged ‘ Hiking in Florida ’

Golden Orb Trail – Long Key State Park, Florida

June 22, 2012
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Golden Orb Trail – Long Key State Park, Florida

Distance: 1.2 mile loop Difficulty: Easy   The Golden Orb Trail, named after the native, Golden Orb Spider, is a 1.2 mile long hiking loop through a five very different ecosystems on Long Key. Beginning along a boardwalk next to the visitor parking area, the trail first walks over a section of mangroves and...

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Fort Pickens–Pensacola, Florida

January 21, 2012
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Fort Pickens–Pensacola, Florida

Fort Pickens is one of several historic coastal defense forts built during the early 19th century to protect the Gulf Coast, Pensacola Bay and Mobile Bay from the threat of invasion, and that can still be visited today. Part of the Gulf Island National Seashore, begun in 1829, and named after famed Revolutionary hero...

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