Category Archives: Kayak/Canoe

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

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 beautiful paddling trails of Eglin Air Force Base recreation area

Northwest Florida offers and abundance of spectacular recreation opportunities. Beautiful beaches, crystal clear springs, and what seem as though never-ending hiking trails, there are natural areas to please any outdoor enthusiast. One such area off the beaten path is Eglin … Continue reading






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Cool off on a hot summer day at Morrison Springs

Walton County Park offers spectacular scenery both above and below the water line Walton County offers many places to explore. In the summertime, the one that can’t be beat is Morrison Springs in the Northeastern part of the county. Just … Continue reading






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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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