Category Archives: paddle/surf/boat

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

Explore the natural beauty of Blackwater River State Forest

Lakes, trails, rivers offer endless recreation Boasting more than 210,000 acres of long leaf pine forests, lakes, streams and rivers, Blackwater River State Forest is a great place to explore nature. As one of the largest and oldest State forests … Continue reading

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Required safety equipment for paddleboards

Paddleboarding is a rapidly growing sport that involves a person standing on a board, similar to a surfboard, and propelling themselves through the use of a paddle. Did you know the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) has determined that a paddleboard … Continue reading

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Emerald Coast Boat and Lifestyle Show Mar. 3-5 in Panama City Beach

This land based show will feature boat displays from all major manufacturers and the top dealers representing the latest in boats, high tech engines, electronics and marine accessories. Boats ranging from entry level bow riders and center consoles all the … Continue reading

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South Walton home to hundreds of new artificial reefs in 2017

South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) has some great news for 2017. Seven years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) artificial reef deployment funding has been allocated, contracts awarded, … Continue reading

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Explore the natural beauty of the Choctawhatchee River along Chain of Lakes

Enjoy a hidden wildlife sanctuary amid towering cypress trees There is a little known place right outside of Walton County where you may explore nature at its finest. One of the Choctawhatchee River’s tributaries, Chain of Lakes near Ebro, offers … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 14, 2017

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors is pleased to announce we will be hosting our seventh annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 14, 2017. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

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