Category Archives: paddle/surf/boat

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

Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 10, 2015

A great day of outdoor family fun in store Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our sixth Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 … Continue reading







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Ability board the perfect ‘paddle therapy’ for South Walton woman

August 30, 2010 was just a typical hot, summer night for South Walton local, Allison Harasin. The twenty-two year old was enjoying a swim in the family pool at their home in Seacrest. Suddenly, something went awry. As Allison dove … Continue reading







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Explore northwest Florida’s Big Juniper Creek in Blackwater State Forest

A lazy day on the water suited for family fun Northwest Florida has an abundance of great places to explore off the beaten path. Great trails, and beautiful waterways, we are fortunate to have many places to explore. Big Juniper … Continue reading







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Rags to Riches Regatta July 4

The 19th Annual Rags to Riches Regatta is set for Sat., July 4, 2015 along Grayton Beach in South Walton. The race brings together Hobie 16 sailing enthusiasts in honor of Independence Day in a time honored tradition. Registration opens … Continue reading







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Kayak rentals now available at Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park now offers kayak rentals, adding to the already wide range of park activities. Sponsored by the Friends of Camp Helen, kayak rentals on Lake Powell will begin June 4. Rental rates*, which will go directly to … Continue reading







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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance announces summer eco-adventures

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the summer session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Voted Best Outdoor Adventure in the ‘2015 Perfect in South Walton- Best … Continue reading







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Explore Western Lake on a guided paddle tour on Wednesdays in June and July

Dates/Time: Each Wednesday in June, July from  9 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the summer season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Explore a coastal … Continue reading







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New park along Clyde B. Wells Bridge to be named after lifelong Walton county resident

Once the construction on U.S. Hwy. 331 is finished along the Clyde B. Wells Bridge, there will be a welcome enhancement to those that enjoy recreating along the Choctawhatchee Bay. A new park will be on the eastern side of … Continue reading







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City of DeFuniak Springs hosting Lakefest May 30

The City of DeFuniak Springs is hosting their second annual “LakeFest” festival on Saturday, May 30, 2015, from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Lake DeFuniak, 3 Circle Drive, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435. Water activities, fun, food, historical tours, arts and … Continue reading







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Guided tour of Western Lake May 19

Explore a coastal dune lake of South Walton County. This kayak tour will take you around Western Lake; one of the larger lakes of the coastal dune lake systems. Experience the diversity of wildlife and habitats that define these unique … Continue reading







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