Category Archives: Eco adventure

Explore the outdoors in Walton County and Northwest Florida with an eco tour adventure with a guide or on your own.

Explore the wonders of river, bay and gulf habitats at Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center

Hands on displays and artifacts a creative learning experience The Apalachicola River, Bay and coastal ecosystems are vast and diverse. Successfully managing such diversity is complex effort managed by several State and federal agencies. In 1979 the Apalachicola National Estuarine … Continue reading

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Explore the Town Center trails in Santa Rosa Beach

Four miles of meandering trails around South Walton’s Government Center a pleasant walk or bike ride Many folks aren’t aware of the scenic, leisurely trails located around the busy South Walton Government Annex buildings in Santa Rosa Beach. The multi-modal … Continue reading

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Learn about turpentining, take a guided hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Feb. 18

As part of Black History Month, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is hosting “Turpentining in Topsail” on February 18, 2018 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Learn about the turpentine industry that occurred in the park area during the late 1800s … Continue reading

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Explore winter blooming camellias at Eden Gardens State Park

Winter in northwest Florida typically doesn’t offer a wealth of colorful landscapes to explore. However, one exception is the beautiful abundance of flowering camellias at Eden Gardens State Park. Naturally in bloom from October through March, there are more than … Continue reading

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Guided nature walk at Grayton Beach State Park Dec. 27

Time: 10 a.m. Join in on a guided nature walk at Grayton Beach State Park on Dec. 27. Assistant Park Manager, Patrick, along with Park Ranger Jacob, will lead visitors on a walk through dune habitat. Learn of the many … Continue reading

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E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center hosts groundbreaking for Camp Long Leaf

The E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center celebrated its latest endeavor, Camp Long Leaf, with a groundbreaking ceremony at their facility in Freeport Dec. 16. The event kicks off the development of what will be an overnight summer nature-based camp adventure for … Continue reading

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