Category Archives: Kayak/Canoe

Find great places to kayak and canoe in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Twists and turns keep you paddling on Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek paddle full of beautiful surprises One of Northwest Florida’s most scenic waterways is the narrow, seepage spring fed Turkey Creek just west of Niceville. Located on Eglin Air Force Base Reservation, just off of SR 85, Turkey Creek … Continue reading






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Explore the many facets of the Choctawhatchee River

An abundance of recreation awaits on the river Originating in southern Alabama, meandering south through northwest Florida in Holmes, Walton, and Washington counties, is the ever-changing Choctawhatchee River. The river arises and flows close to 140 miles southward, to eventually … Continue reading






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Kayak/canoe instructor course at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 16-19

The Florida Youth Conservation Centers Network is hosting an American Canoe Association L1 Kayak and L1 Canoe Instructor Course. If you have the desire to teach young people safe and proper techniques in kayaking or canoeing then this course is … Continue reading






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Kayak rental season opens at Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park offers kayak rentals, adding to the already wide range of park activities. Sponsored by the Friends of Camp Helen, kayak rentals on Lake Powell will begin full time March 25. The Friends of Camp Helen State … Continue reading






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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance announces spring eco adventures

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the spring 2016 session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Led by local experts and professional naturalists, Discover Roads Less Traveled … Continue reading






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New primitive campsites coming to Point Washington State Forest

Four new campsites are in the works along Eastern Lake in the Point Washington State Forest. The new sites are located just east of the existing campsites installed last year. The four primitive sites will boast a 14’x20′ tent pad, … Continue reading






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Explore outdoor recreation along northwest Florida’s Econfina Creek

Paddling, hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, and hunting within 41,363 acres Imagine paddling along a creek lined with fern draped limestone rocks, dipping in a cool spring, hiking along a trail bluff dotted with wild azaleas, mountain laurel, and the … Continue reading






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