Sandra Friend is a freelance writer and photographer whose work has appeared in Blue Ridge Country, Appalachian Trailway News, Florida Hiker, and Backpacker. She participates in the Florida Trail Association as an activity leader, a trail maintainer, and a volunteer with organization publications. She is also the author of Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in Central Florida; Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in North Florida; Explorer's Guide 50 Hikes in South Florida; Florida in the Civil War: A State in Turmoil, and Sinkholes. She lives in Ocala, Florida. Trish Riley lives on Florida's Gold Coast and has written about the region for 20 years. An award-winning investigative and environmental journalist, Riley is the author of Explorer's Guide Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miami & the Florida Keys: A Great Destination and co-author of Explorer's Guide South Florida. Kathy Wolf has lived in Florida for over twenty years and is the co-author of several Florida Explorer's Guides.
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