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.

Wildlife track identification hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 25

Date/time: August 25th, 12-1 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about the wildlife we share the park with. Have you ever come across an animal print or group of prints in the mud … Continue reading






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St. Joseph Bay educational adventure held Sept. 7-8

The University of Florida/IFAS Extension faculty are continuing their Panhandle Outdoor education programs with a two-day water school Sept. 7-8, 2016. The school will focus on the water ecosystems of the St. Joseph Bay. The classes will be held at … Continue reading






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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 15, 2016

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors is pleased to announce we will be hosting our seventh annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 15, 2016. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at … Continue reading






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Learn about pollinators at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 18

Date/time: August 18th, 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites you to enjoy and informational program about one of the most important species in the world, the common honey bee. More than 25,000 species of bees have been identified … Continue reading






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Guided ecological journey down Econfina Creek Aug. 11

POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER Join UF/IFAS Extension Agents and other experts as we explore Econfina Creek. This unique creek contains numerous springs including the first magnitude Gainer Springs Group that discharges more than 100 million gallons per day. The Econfina eventually flows into Deer … Continue reading






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Williford Spring on Econfina Creek a cool family destination

Park features include swimming area, picnic pavilions, grills, boardwalks, and restrooms The Northwest Florida Water Management District has completed restorations of Williford Spring in southern Washington County, Florida. The $1.52 million project improved water quality and protected the shoreline of … Continue reading






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Kellogg Park: A south Walton nature lovers’ generous legacy remains mostly ignored

Santa Rosa Beach residents Patricia and Louis Kellogg lived long and fulfilling lives. After raising five children, the outdoor enthusiasts enjoyed their retirement on the Choctawhatchee Bay. With a passion for nature and double masters degree in education, Patricia Kellogg … Continue reading






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