Category Archives: Outdoor Family Fun

Outdoor family fun in Walton County and Northwest Florida.

Take a guided tour of the wet prairies and rare plants of the Point Washington State Forest with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance May 11

Date/time: May 11, 9 a.m. – 12 Noon The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. We will visit several wet prairies … Continue reading

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Youth Fishing Rodeo at Eglin April 25-26

Jackson Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife will be hosting a fishing rodeo at Anderson Pond in Niceville. The event will be held April 25-26, 2015 on selected times: 10 a.m. – Noon 3 … Continue reading

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Learn about gopher tortoises at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 24

Date/time: Friday April 24th, 2015, 1 – 2 p.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State park invites you come learn about the state tortoise of Florida, the Gopher Tortoise. These animals play an important role in our local upland ecosystems, and can … Continue reading

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Learn the basics of surf fishing at Grayton Beach State Park April 22

Date/time: April 22, 10 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. A Grayton Beach park ranger will demonstrate … Continue reading

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Pig roast, home tour, street dance benefit in DeFuniak Springs April 25

A pig roast benefit for the Chautauqua Hall of Brotherhood will be held in DeFuniak Springs on April 25 from 4 – 8 p.m. The event will be held at 676 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs. BBQ will served from 4 … Continue reading

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Learn about WWII history and more in a guided tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve

Spring tours offered in April and May The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Dates: April 25, May 6, May 16 … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe trip of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 17

Date/time: Friday April 17th, 2015, 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.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 … Continue reading

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Mattie Kelly Estuary Family Festival at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park April 25 

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) and Mattie Kelly Environmental Institute (MKEI) will jointly host the 8th Annual Mattie Kelly Estuary Family Festival at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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Coastal Branch Library hosting ‘Geocaching 101′ April 18

The Walton County Coastal Library is hosting “Geocaching 101” on Saturday, April 18, at 10 a.m. the event will be presented by Dorothee R. Bennett and Vicky Stever in the community room of the library. Geocaching is a high-tech, outdoor … Continue reading

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Have breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 11

Date/time: Saturday April 11, 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them … Continue reading

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