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Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

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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Reading with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park June 20

Date/time: Monday June 20th, 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites your little ones to Reading with a Ranger. Join the ranger to hear a story about nature as she reads The Bumblebee Queen by April Pulley Sayre. This … 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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Plant hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park June 22

Date/time: Wednesday June 22, 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational plant hike. Visitors will learn about some of the plant species here at the park. Some of these plants are truly invasive and … Continue reading






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E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center offering summer hours and camps

Summertime fun is gearing up at the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center on Thursdays and Fridays. The Center is also offering summer camps. Hours: June and July: Thursdays and Fridays: 9:00 am -2:00 pm General Admission: Adults (ages 13 +): $8.00 Children … Continue reading






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Co-existing with Florida’s beach-nesting birds

Be watchful and respectful of all nesting wildlife, it’s a matter of survival While we all enjoy the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida, it is important to remember that we share the beach with nesting shorebirds. While you are at … Continue reading






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