Category Archives: Beaches

Explore the beautiful beaches of South Walton County.

Discard used monofilament fishing line properly and don’t feed the birds

Check your tackle frequently and replace old line In Florida, fishing is an important part of our lifestyle as well as the economy. However, this enjoyable activity sometimes can lead to problems for birds and other wildlife, such as sea … Continue reading







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A delightful journey to Grayton Beach State Park

Mother Nature shows off her best features at this gem of a park Those that live in the Florida Panhandle are blessed with the diversity and natural beauty of our local Florida State parks. One of several great parks located … Continue reading







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Two water quality advisories issued for south Walton beach locations

The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) conducts regularly scheduled saltwater beach water quality monitoring at seven sites through the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Samples are collected from March through the end of October. The water samples are … Continue reading







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International Coastal Cleanup Day in South Walton Sept. 19

Visit South Walton is hosting the 2015 International Coastal Cleanup Day on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at the following beach accesses: Dune Allen, Ed Walline, Inlet Beach and Miramar Beach. It is easy to … Continue reading







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Learn how to surf fish at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 31

Date/time: Friday July 31st, 2015, 1 – 2:30 p.m. Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be … Continue reading







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Leatherback sea turtle nests at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

This past Sunday,  South Walton received a very special visitor. Along the beach of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, a leatherback sea turtle came ashore to nest.  Leatherbacks are the largest of all sea turtles in Florida, and are endangered. … Continue reading







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Free admission to Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 22 – Sept. 7

Beginning May 22, 2015 regular day-use admission fees will be waived for public entrance to Topsail Hill State Park through a reimbursement program administered by Visit South Walton (VSW). The program will be in effect May 22, 2015 until September … Continue reading







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