The St Johns River-to-Sea Loop Alliance is a nonprofit, 501 (c) 3 tax exempt association formed on July 26, 2016. Our mission is to support, advocate, advance, promote, enhance and protect the St Johns River-to-Sea Loop (SJR2C) multiuse Florida SUN Trail. Donations to the Alliance are tax deductible (see the Get Involved page). The Alliance is headquartered in Deland, Fl with leadership from all five counties. It will assist area governmental units in development, planning and prioritization; promote environmental, cultural and historical awareness of the Trail and nearby communities; and help develop additional linkages and a network of trails that connect with or are proximate to the Trail. It will advance the Loop intellectually and organizationally through communication and events. It will coordinate with governmental agencies that build the Loop and those at the county and municipal level responsible for integrating the trail into how we live where we live, including objectives of health and fitness, household economy, environmental protection, and social equity.
The nonprofit St. Johns River-to-Sea-Loop Alliance will enable completion of the off-road paved five-county SJR2C Loop trail by 2025. The Loop will become one of the most popular touring regions of Florida, inspiring residents and attracting visitors, and will connect people and communities and stimulate locally resourceful economic development along its entire 260-mile route. The Loop will become a model for active transportation and for place-focused tourism. The Alliance will become a model for stimulating local, regional and global involvement, support and promotion of trail planning, development and use.