Category Archives: Outdoor Family Fun

Outdoor family fun in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Find the Easter eggs in North and South Walton April 19 and 20

Freeport Arts and Craft Festival and Easter Egg Hunt April 19 On Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. the Town Planters Society of Freeport will be hosting their annual arts and craft festival. The festival will be … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival in Niceville April 26

The Seventh Annual Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival, a free family and community event for all ages, will be held Saturday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, located at 4281 Highway 20 … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe/kayak tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 24

Time: 1 p.m. Campbell Lake is one of the most pristine coastal dune lakes in South Walton. This tour is an opportunity to experience it up-close. Participants will meet at Tram Stop One in the parking area behind the ranger … Continue reading

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Take a hike on the Florida Trail along Econfina Creek

Scenic vistas await the explorer Hiking the Florida Trail along the Econfina Creek just north of Panama City in Washington County is a must do for anyone who enjoys nature. This portion of the Trail in Northwest Florida runs along … Continue reading

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Explore nature at St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge

Have you ever wanted to step back in time and explore the natural beauty of Florida?  Pack yourself a lunch and head over to the undeveloped treasure chest that awaits you at the St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). … Continue reading

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Camp SkyWay offering outdoor summer fun at Camp Helen State Park

Local Day Camp keeps your children moving, learning, and exploring, while creating memories and friendships Camp SkyWay, located at Camp Helen State Park, offers a one of a kind summer day camp experience for young campers ages 5-12. Campers will … Continue reading

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Have breakfast with a ranger and Turtle Bob at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 12

Time: 9 – 10:30 a.m. Topsail Hill invites you to a special breakfast on Sat., April 12, with guest speaker Turtle Bob from the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. Turtle Bob will talk about the importance of our local turtles and … Continue reading

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Seabreeze Jazz Festival hits Panama City Beach April 23-27

The white-sand beaches of Panama City Beach, Florida will again be the backdrop for an incredible weekend of smooth jazz entertainment as The 16th Annual Seabreeze Jazz Festival returns to Panama City Beach April 23rd-27. All main performances will take place at … Continue reading

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Paint by the Bay with Studio By The Sea April 15

Time:  2 p.m. Studio by the Sea is a traveling, open air and indoor venue painting studio. They are happy to be traveling to Walton County’s new Kellogg Park on beautiful Choctawhatchee Bay for a special Art Partners class. Amanda Usrey guide … Continue reading

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Take a guided paddle excursion from Eden Gardens State Park to Peach Creek April 14

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Participants will launch from Eden Gardens State Park, paddling Tucker Bayou to Peach Creek. Discussion topics will include marsh ecosystems and the history of Choctawhatchee logging. The excursion will be led by Karl Renelt. Moderate … Continue reading

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