Category Archives: Beaches

Explore the beautiful beaches of South Walton County.

Co-existing with Florida’s beach-nesting birds

Be watchful and respectful of all nesting wildlife, it’s a matter of survival While we all enjoy the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida, it is important to remember that we share the beach with nesting shorebirds. While you are at … Continue reading






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Public workshop on Walton Dunes beach access June 8

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Workshop on Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the South Walton Courthouse Annex located at 31 Coastal Centre Blvd., Santa … Continue reading






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Walton County TDC and Topsail Hill Preserve State Park announce no charge summer parking agreement

Walton County, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Division of Recreation and Parks are once again teaming up to provide parking at no-charge for summer beach goers between May 27, 2016 to Sept. 5, … Continue reading






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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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