Category Archives: Trails/Hiking

Take a hike along the many trails in Walton County and surrounding area.

McQuage Bayou multiple-use trail in Point Washington State Forest undergoes restoration

The McQuage Bayou trail in south Walton’s Point Washington State Forest has undergone restoration and is now open for biking, hiking, and horse-back riding. The trail, originally established as equestrian-use only, has been closed to the public due to the … Continue reading

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A colorful journey awaits you on Econfina Creek

Spring fed creek a natural wonder Part of Florida’s Greenways and Trails, the Econfina Creek in Bay and Washington counties is many a paddlers’ favorite journey in the Florida Panhandle. Pack a lunch and bring your snorkel, for you are … Continue reading

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Enjoy the natural wonders of Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area

Interested in heading out for a few days exploring Florida nature at its best? Hike, camp, paddle, fish, or hunt at the Escribano Point Wildlife Management Area (EPWMA). Located within the boundaries of Eglin Air Force base, just north of … Continue reading

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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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Recreation opportunities abound within Point Washington State Forest

South Walton County is home to an abundance of conservation land accessible to visitors and locals to explore. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, are a just a few ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Located in Santa Rosa Beach along the … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee River Section of the Florida National Scenic Trail now open

Dec. 14, 2016 – Tom Daniel, Trail Coordinator for the Choctawhatchee Chapter, Florida Trail Association has announced a new section of the Florida National Scenic Trail (FNST) in Walton County is now open. “Our volunteers have been working on this … Continue reading

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