Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Meet the Forester series begins with a nature hike in Point Washington State Forest March 31

Date/time: Friday, March 31, 9-11 a.m. The Florida Forest Service is proud to announce an exciting new educational program at Point Washington State Forest, “Meet the Forester.” The program will consist of a series of educational events each month where … Continue reading

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Recreation opportunities abound within Point Washington State Forest

South Walton County is home to an abundance of conservation land accessible to visitors and locals to explore. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, are a just a few ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Located in Santa Rosa Beach along the … Continue reading

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Family Estuary Festival in Niceville April 8

Date/time: Saturday, April 8th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The 10th Annual Family Estuary Festival, a free family and community event for all ages, will be held Saturday, April 8th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Fred Gannon … Continue reading

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Camp Helen State Park 20th anniversary celebration March 25

Date/time: Saturday, March 25, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The month of March marks the 20th anniversary of Camp Helen as a State Park. From 1945 to 1987 Camp Helen was the summer resort for employees of Avondale Mills, an … Continue reading

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Washington County Heritage Festival in Chipley April 1 – 2

Come experience and enjoy an eclectic mix of unique old world demonstrators, wild animals, antique camper and cars, Indian encampment, Civil War reenactors and much more all to the back drop of one of the Panhandle’s hidden gems. There will be … Continue reading

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Learn about basic land navigation at Ponce De Leon Springs State Park March 11

Date/time: Sat., March 11, 10-11 a.m. Join special guest speaker Chris Mize on a ranger led hike at Ponce de Leon Springs State Park. Chris will use his experience from serving in the Army Light Infantry to help give introductory map reading … Continue reading

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