Category Archives: paddle/surf/boat

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

Take a guided kayak tour of Western Lake Nov. 13

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. This tour is kayak only. Travel from the water entry point of Western Lake … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of Peach Creek on kayak Oct. 9

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Karl Renelt. Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Launch from the astounding Eden Gardens State Park for a paddle … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 26

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 a.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 will join the ranger as … Continue reading

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Northwest Florida springs receive much needed boost

Holmes Creek, Econfina Creek, Wakulla Springs, and Jackson Blue spring to receive restoration funding On Sept. 10 2014, the Florida Joint Legislative Budget Commission approved the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s proposed $69 million in springs projects leveraged by the … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of Lake Powell Sept. 18

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. We will meet at the Watersound Village Common area and caravan to the Watersound … Continue reading

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Bluewater Bay Marina hosts cardboard boat races Sept. 21

Bluewater Bay Marina is hosting its Annual Cardboard Boat Race on Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014.  Registration begins at 3 pm.  Races begin at 4 pm. Entry fee for adult division is $40.00, junior division (12 and under) entry fee is … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Paddle For The Planet on Lake Powell Sept. 13

In celebration of Wold Paddle For The Planet, join local paddlers on Lake Powell at 12 Noon Sept. 13. Come with a purpose and enjoy fellow camaraderie. Launch will by  at the public park north of Panama City Beach Publix. … Continue reading

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Burnt Sock Landing landing opens on Holmes Creek

Burnt Sock Landing is a new public access and recreation site on Holmes Creek, northeast of Vernon in Washington County. Northwest Water Management District recently completed public access and recreational improvements to the site, including road improvements and a parking … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance offering eco adventures this fall

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Visit South Walton and Northwest Florida State College, announces the fall season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Click here to learn more or call (850)200-4160. Surf Fishing … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to DeFuniak Springs Oct. 11, 2014

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 Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. … Continue reading

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