Category Archives: Beaches

Explore the beautiful beaches of South Walton County.

South Walton sea turtle nesting season May 1 – October 31

 Sea turtles are among the oldest creatures on earth, and have remained essentially unchanged for 110 million years. However, they face an uncertain future. Illegal harvesting, habitat encroachment, and pollution (physical and light) are only some of the issues sea … Continue reading






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Beach access workshop in Santa Rosa Beach March 16

Date/time: Wed., March 16 – 5 – 8 p.m. Walton County Board of County Commissioners are hosting beach access workshop on March 16. The meeting will be held at the Emerald Coast Middle School located at 4019 US Hwy. 98, … Continue reading






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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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