Category Archives: Outdoor Family Fun

Outdoor family fun in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Explore a scenic hike between the springs on Econfina Creek

Econfina Creek Recreation Area is an outdoor enthusiast’s perfect destination. Paddling, hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, and hunting within 41,363 acres of public land managed by Northwest Florida Water Management District and Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The area … Continue reading

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Learn about the Choctawhatchee beach mouse at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Feb. 9

Date/time: February 9, 3 p.m. – Choctawhatchee Beach Mouse – Learn about this endangered species and the role it plays in the park’s ecosystem. Meets at Tram Stop #3 unless inclement weather then meets at Clubhouse. A $6.00 entry admission per … Continue reading

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Americana Concert Series at Camp Helen State Park Jan. 21

Date/time: Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 6:30 to 8:00 pm Camp Helen State Park with Lucky Mud and the Friends of Camp Helen State Park present the 2017 Americana Concert series on January 21, 2017. The concert features Paul Kamm and Eleanor … Continue reading

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Learn about alligators at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 19

Date/time: January 19, 3 p.m. These formidable creatures were once hunted to near extinction, but have made an incredible recovery. Come learn the full history of Florida’s most famous reptile at this informative slideshow presentation. Learn about the American Alligators … Continue reading

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4-H Teen Retreat at Camp Timpoochee Feb. 24 – 26

The University of Florida IFAS Extension 4-H offices are hosting a Teen Retreat at Camp Timpoochee Feb. 24-26, 2017. The weekend is for teens ages 13-18 in the Northwest District of Florida (4-H Districts I, II & III). If you … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided First Day Hike at an area Florida State Park Jan. 1

Head outdoors for a ranger-guided hike at the First Day Hikes tradition at Florida State Parks on Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Here is a list of hikes across northwest Florida: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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