Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

New enhancements installed at Choctaw Beach Park

The long awaited improvements to the Choctaw Beach Park and boat ramp have been completed. The project consisted of construction of a new more accessible boat ramp, improved paved parking area and the construction of new bathroom facilities. Walton County … Continue reading






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Health advisory issued for Morrison Springs July 20

UPDATE July 22 -Effective immediately, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County is rescinding the July 20, 2016 health advisory for the Morrison Springs bathing place. DOH Walton feels that water quality in this area has improved considerably due … Continue reading






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Walton County fishing report for July 20

Fishing is good Bay: Great trout and redfish bite. River: Good flathead catfish bites along with an abundance of mullet at the mouth of the river. Some frog gigging at night. Click here for fishing forecast Bay and river report … Continue reading






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View the sun and the stars at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 30

Date/time: July 30, 2016 – 4:30 – 9:30 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State parks invites your family to enjoy Topsail under the Stars. View the sun and stars from the park with the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association. The NWFAA will be onsite with … Continue reading






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Kellogg Park: A south Walton nature lovers’ generous legacy remains mostly ignored

Santa Rosa Beach residents Patricia and Louis Kellogg lived long and fulfilling lives. After raising five children, the outdoor enthusiasts enjoyed their retirement on the Choctawhatchee Bay. With a passion for nature and double masters degree in education, Patricia Kellogg … Continue reading






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Camp Helen State Park hosting movie, food and fun on July 27

The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. in the park’s Recreation Hall with a brief interpretive program led by a Camp Helen Park Ranger or other expert. The program will be followed by an old-fashioned campfire cookout of hot dogs and … Continue reading






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Learn about the beach mouse at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 27

Date/time: July 27, 2016 – 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about one of the imperiled species we share the park with. Beach mice inhabit coastal dunes in the panhandle and along … Continue reading






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