Category Archives: paddle/surf/boat

Stand up paddle boarding, surfing and boating in Walton County and the surrounding area.

Take a guided eco tour of Western Lake on a kayak or stand up paddle board April 28

Time: 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. You will travel from where the water comes in to Western Lake to where the water goes out from Western Lake to the Gulf of Mexico.  Discussion topics will include history, coastal dune lake ecology, … 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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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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Explore The Outdoors Festival 2013 at Live Oak Landing a huge success

Families enjoyed a great day exploring the outdoors Walton Outdoors is happy to announce the Explore The Outdoors Festival on Nov. 2 was a huge success. The day of introducing children to the wonders of the outdoors was enjoyed by … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival coming to Live Oak Landing Nov. 2, 2013

A great day of outdoor fun in store Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Nov. 2, 2013. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

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Take a canoe trip on Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Oct. 4

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

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South Walton Community Council Back To Nature Festival Oct 17-20

The South Walton Community Council is hosting their 12th Annual Back To Nature Festival October 17-20, 2013. With five events to choose from, there is something for everyone to explore at the annual festival. The Back to Nature Festival offers … Continue reading

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Florida Department of Transportation releases conceptual plans for future Bayside Park

Story courtesy WZEP AM 1460 When the new U.S. 331 Clyde Wells second bridge is built, the current Bayside Park will go away to be replaced with a new park and an upgrade. Currently the bridge has the park, boat … Continue reading

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