Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 14, 2017

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors will be hosting our eighth annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location … Continue reading

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Watch for a total solar eclipse on Aug. 21

On Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, a total eclipse will cross the entire United States, coast-to-coast, for the first time since 1918. Weather permitting, the entire continent will have the opportunity to view an eclipse as the moon passes in front … Continue reading

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McQuage Bayou multiple-use trail in Point Washington State Forest undergoes restoration

The McQuage Bayou trail in south Walton’s Point Washington State Forest has undergone restoration and is now open for biking, hiking, and horse-back riding. The trail, originally established as equestrian-use only, has been closed to the public due to the … Continue reading

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Roadside springs of northwest Florida

Northwest Florida boasts a large inventory of beautiful springs. With close to 40 in the Walton, Holmes, Washington and Bay counties, many are only accessible by paddling or by boat. There are a few available you can enjoy a family … Continue reading

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Explore nature along the Holmes Creek Canoe Trail

Head up to Vernon for a day of paddling fun Holmes Creek is one of the most diverse paddles in the Northwest Florida Panhandle area. As part of Florida’s statewide system of Greenways and Trails, Holmes Creek flows through a … Continue reading

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American Flamingos pass through South Walton

A lot of flurry going on in South Walton County the last few days as a pair of American Flamingos have been spotted along the Gulf not far from Deer Lake State Park. Initially spotted shorty after tropical storm Cindy … Continue reading

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