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9.16.17 Trail Care at Green Swamp East FNST

Heartland Chapter Florida Trail Association
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Sep 16 8:00AM - 9:00AM

Location: 18038Rockridge Gate; Polk City, FL 33868.
Directions: From US-98 in north Lakeland turn east onto Rockridge Rd. Total distance on Rockridge road to gate on left is about ten miles. From SR-33, turn west onto Deen Still Rd. After approximately 8 miles, turn right onto Rockridge Rd. After about 4.7 miles, the gate will be on your left.
Please note, if coming from SR-33, Google maps or gps units may direct you direct you via Poyner Road to Poyner Oaks Rd N to Rockridge Rd. If coming that way, gate is on right.

{There are several possible entrances to Green Swamp on Rockridge Rd. Please pay close attention to the verbal directions.}


Description: Come out for a work day on the Florida National Scenic Trail in Green Swamp East.There are portable bathroom facilities available but are only at Rockridge campsite area.
Please note, if you haven't previously filled out a Volunteer Profile with the Florida Trail Association (FTA), it would be helpful to the activity leader if you could do so before the hike. It only needs to be done once. Each person's hours will be logged onto the state site. The info on hours spent helps the FTA receive funds and/or apply for grants. Please see link to FTA website to set up a Volunteer Profile.
http://www.floridatrail.org/volunteer/volunteer-profile/

Bring or wear: Sturdy walking shoes or hiking boots (no flip flops), work gloves, plenty of water, lunch; snacks if desired, and insect protection.

How to find us:See direction information below.

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