Category Archives: paddle/surf/boat

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

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

Celebrate grand opening Sept. 3, 2014 at 10 a.m. Join the Northwest Florida Water Management District as they celebrate the grand opening of Burnt Sock Landing on Holmes Creek just north of Vernon. Burnt Sock Landing is a new public … 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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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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