Author Archives: Walton Outdoors

McQuage Bayou multiple-use trail in Point Washington State Forest undergoes restoration

The McQuage Bayou trail in south Walton’s Point Washington State Forest has undergone restoration and is now open for biking, hiking, and horse-back riding. The trail, originally established as equestrian-use only, has been closed to the public due to the … Continue reading

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Wausau Possum Festival Aug. 5

Head over to downtown Wausau in Washington County for some possum fun! Beginning with a pancake breakfast at 7 a.m. and the annual ‘Possum Trot’ 5k Run, locals and visitors alike enjoy a full day of festivities, including the annual … Continue reading

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Walton county fishing report for July 19

Fishing is good Bay: Temperature is up, but big redfish and small to decent size trout being caught. Shrimp getting bigger. River: A bit muddy. Bass, catfish, and bream being caught. Gulf: A mixed bag of fish being caught from … Continue reading

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Freeport Parks and Recreation offering paddle tours and archery instruction

Freeport Parks and Recreation are offering paddle tours at various locations in Walton County. Enjoy a guided paddle along waterways such as 4-Mile Creek, Lafayette Creek, Morrison Springs, Western Lake at Grayton Beach State Park, the Choctawhatchee Bay, Seven Runs … Continue reading

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Cool off at a splash pad, or swim in a pool or spring in Walton County

One way to cool off on a hot summer day is to head over to one of Walton County’s splash pads, Morrison Springs, or the City of Freeport’s community pool. Most all the parks also offer a playground area. All … Continue reading

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Camp Helen State Park hosting movie, cookout, and more July 26

Date/time: Wednesday, July 26, 5:30 p.m. The fourth annual Movies & More series at Camp Helen State Park continues on Wednesday, June 28. The evening begin at 5:30 p.m. in the park’s Recreation Hall with a brief interpretive program led … Continue reading

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