Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Happy Thanksgiving from Walton Outdoors

Thankful “For each new morning with its light,
 For rest and shelter of the night,
 For health and food, for love and friends,
 For everything Thy goodness sends.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Bike, hike, camp and horseback ride at Pine Log State Forest

Sand Pond Recreation Area in Ebro offers miles of trails to explore Looking for a fun place to take the family to explore nature? Head over to Pine Log State Forest for a day of hiking, biking or horse back … Continue reading

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Florida State Parks offering free admission Nov. 11

Florida State Parks will be offering free admission at Florida’s 174 state parks for all families and visitors Nov. 11, Veterans Day, in recognition of all those who have served and are currently serving in our U.S. military. Year-round, Florida’s … Continue reading

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Learn about the Florida black bear at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov.17

Time: 9 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about the Florida black bear. Florida black bears are the largest land mammals in the state. Loss of large forested lands and swamps is the … Continue reading

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Explore nature along three trails in Bear Creek Educational Forest

Explore unique ecosystems at Bear Creek A wealth of wildlife, birds and wildflowers await visitors to Bear Creek Educational Forest just west of Tallahassee in Quincy. Located within the Lake Talquin State Forest, Bear Creek focuses on education, with an … Continue reading

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Explore the natural beauty of the Choctawhatchee River along Chain of Lakes

Enjoy a hidden wildlife sanctuary amid towering cypress trees There is a little known place right outside of Walton County where you may explore nature at its finest. One of the Choctawhatchee River’s tributaries, Chain of Lakes near Ebro, offers … Continue reading

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