Category Archives: Nature

Explore nature in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Caches, Critters and Cars at Falling Waters State Park Oct. 11

The Washington County Tourist Development Council is hosting Caches, Critters and Cars at Falling Waters State Park on Oct. 11, 2014 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Come experience an eclectic mix of treasure hunting, wild animals, antique campers & … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 26

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Join Topsail for a unique opportunity to paddle Campbell Lake. Located within the heart of Topsail Hill, Campbell Lake is the largest of the parks two coastal dune lakes. You will join the ranger as … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided tour and paddle of Morrison Springs Sept. 25

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 Florida’s crystal clear springs as we paddle Morrison Springs in Northeast Walton … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of Lake Powell Sept. 18

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. We will meet at the Watersound Village Common area and caravan to the Watersound … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Paddle For The Planet on Lake Powell Sept. 13

In celebration of Wold Paddle For The Planet, join local paddlers on Lake Powell at 12 Noon Sept. 13. Come with a purpose and enjoy fellow camaraderie. Launch will by  at the public park north of Panama City Beach Publix. … Continue reading

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Learn about monarch butterflies at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 12

Time: 2 – 3 p.m. Soon the monarch butterflies will visit the park on their migration southward. Many butterflies pass through but only one is as regal as the Monarch. In this program Ranger Tammy will discuss the amazing life … Continue reading

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Free entry to Florida State Parks September 8

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service is celebrating National Literacy Month with special events at state parks. The month will be celebrated in conjunction with International Literacy Day on Monday, Sept. 8 and National Library Card Signup … Continue reading

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Take a guided butterfly tour on bicycle Sept. 14

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: MaryAnn Friedman. Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. This tour offers a view of the local flora and fauna … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of south Walton’s coastal dune lakes Sept. 16

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Brooke Saari, UF/IFAS Sea Grant Extension Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This educational tour will introduce participants … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the wet prairies at Grayton Beach State Park Sept. 6

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Park Ranger Patrick Hartsfield Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Join the Park Ranger for an informative tour of … Continue reading

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