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.

Celebrate Earth Day at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center April 11

Help celebrate the world we live in at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center’s annual Earth Day Festival on Saturday, April 11th. The event, sponsored by Gulf Power and Gulf Coast Insulation, is a community festival geared towards appreciation, conservation, and … Continue reading

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Happy first day of spring!

Happy first day of springtime in Walton County. Head out along a trail in south Walton, the conradina is in bloom everywhere. Trail Maps: North Walton: NokuseTrail BayLoopTrail South Walton: TopsailHillStateParkTrail PointWashingtonTrail GreenwayTrail GraytonBeachTrails DeerLakeTrail

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Take a guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 28

Date/time: Saturday March 28, 1 – 2 p.m. Come shake off the winter cobwebs and get outside for this nature hike. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This … Continue reading

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Learn about animal tracks at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 21

Saturday March 21, 1 – 2 p.m. This all ages program is designed to be a hands-on learning experience in the art of tracking. You will learn different types of tracks and which animal makes them. Then you will get … Continue reading

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Take a Guided paddle tour Western Lake and enjoy lunch at the Red Bar with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates/time: March 19, April 23, May 12 – 9 a.m. – 1 pm. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Explore … Continue reading

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Special Needs in Nature day at E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center March 21

The E.O Wilson Biophilia Center presents their annual “Special Needs in Nature” Day on Saturday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Enjoy sensory interactions in nature with a great group of people. There will be a parent resource … Continue reading

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Enjoy breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 14

Date/time: Saturday March 14th, 9 -10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them all … Continue reading

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Caverns to Coast Bike Tour March 21 – 27

Custom design your own bike tour from Florida Caverns State Park to Port St. Joe Location: Florida Caverns State Park, Marianna, FL The Caverns to Coast Tour, Bike Florida’s 2015 spring ride, is headed to the Northwest Florida Panhandle for … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike to Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 7

Date/time: Saturday March 7, 12:30 -2:00 p.m. Coastal dune lakes are extremely unique and rare worldwide. Come join the folks at Topsail and hike through some of Topsail’s best ecosystems culminating with a stop at Campbell Lake. This is an … Continue reading

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Getting to Know the Natives – Garden and Trail Tour offered by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

Dates offered: March 3, March 18, April 8, April 22, May 5, May 20 The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. … Continue reading

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