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 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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Rags to Riches Regatta slated for July 5

The Rags to Riches Regatta is set for Sat., July 5, 2014. The race brings together Hobie 16 sailing enthusiasts in honor of Independence Day in a time honored tradition. Registration opens at 8 a.m. and skipper’s meeting starts at … Continue reading

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Head out to the Choctawhatchee River with Backwater Tours

Interested in exploring a tucked away crystal clear spring on the Choctawhatchee River? Head out and discover nature at its best on with a river cruise with Backwater Tours. Captain Andy Coleman knows the Choctawhatchee River waterways and shares stories … Continue reading

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Inaugural paddle launch held at new Kellogg Park in Santa Rosa Beach

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College in partnership with Walton County Public Works, Parks and Recreation, and Walton County Tourist Development Council, held an inaugural kayak/paddleboard launch to promote the public recreational use of the newly … Continue reading

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Overnight stand up paddle board expedition training and camping at Camp Helen State Park June 28 – 29

If you have ever wanted to break outside the “SUP box” this is the class for you. Hosted by Gabriel Gray of Walking On Water Paddle Boards, you will learn all the basics for starting an SUP adventure into multi … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe/kayak tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 15

Time: 1 p.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton. Campbell Lake is one of the most pristine coastal dune lakes in South Walton. This tour … Continue reading

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Eco adventure paddle at Morrison Springs in northeast Walton County June 6

Time: 8:30 a.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton. Meeting location: Northwest Florida State College South College, 109 South Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach. Vehicle … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided kayak tour of Peach Creek May 28

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 South Walton. We will launch from Eden Gardens State Park, paddling Tucker Bayou to Peach Creek. Discussion topics … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe/kayak tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 23

Time: 1 p.m. Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton. Campbell Lake is one of the most pristine coastal dune lakes in South Walton. This tour … Continue reading

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YOLO Board Relay Series races kick off May 29

The 7th Annual YOLO Board Relay Series will kick off its season on May 29. The races will consist of relay-style competition between male and female teams of three in a recreational division. The fun-filled series includes racers of all … Continue reading

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