Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Historical tour of Coffee Nature Preserve Nov. 12

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history of World War II missile testing. The 220-acre … Continue reading

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Take a guided kayak tour of Western Lake Nov. 13

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. This tour is kayak only. Travel from the water entry point of Western Lake … Continue reading

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Explore the scenic beauty of Dead Lakes in Wewahitchka, Florida

Interested in a unique paddling, boating and great fishing opportunities? Head over to Wewahitchka, Florida and explore the beautiful Dead Lakes area. The 6,700-acre Dead Lakes offer an abundance of great fishing for largemouth bass, crappie, shellcracker, bream, and catfish. … Continue reading

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Keep your eyes to the sky for white pelicans migrating through Northwest Florida

By Stan Kirkland, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission One of the many benefits of living in the Florida panhandle and particularly near the coast is the vast variety of wildlife we often see. Daily, you’re apt to see bald … Continue reading

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Learn about Florida black bears at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 31

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to an informational program on the Florida Black Bear. This program will cover the basics of the bears life in Florida, such as life span, denning habits, eating … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival 2014 a huge success

Walton Outdoors would like to take this opportunity to thank the great folks of DeFuniak Springs. Our Explore The Outdoors Festival along Lake DeFuniak on Oct. 11 was a huge success. More than 700 kids and their families enjoyed fishing, … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided tour of the wet prairies and rare plants of Point Washington State Forest Oct. 20

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Tom Green. Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm We will visit several wet prairies in Pt. Washington State … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided tour of the Choctawhatchee River and Morrison Springs Oct. 24

Time: 8:30– 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Learn about unique places tucked away along the Choctawhatchee River. Learn about our precious water … Continue reading

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Historical tour of Coffee Nature Preserve offered Oct. 15

Time: 9:30-11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history of World War II missile testing. The 220-acre … Continue reading

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Learn about the eastern gray squirrel at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 10

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Come learn about our most widely seen rodents the eastern gray squirrel. You’ll find out what an important part of the ecosystem these squirrels play . Enter the park through the main gate and the … Continue reading

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