Category Archives: Trails/Hiking

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

Take a hike on the Florida Trail along Econfina Creek

Scenic vistas await the explorer Hiking the Florida Trail along the Econfina Creek just north of Panama City in Washington County is a must do for anyone who enjoys nature. This portion of the Trail in Northwest Florida runs along … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Eco adventure, Environment, Kayak/Canoe, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, paddle/surf/boat, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Explore nature at St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge

Have you ever wanted to step back in time and explore the natural beauty of Florida?  Pack yourself a lunch and head over to the undeveloped treasure chest that awaits you at the St. Vincent Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Biking, Birding, Eco adventure, Environment, Kayak/Canoe, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, paddle/surf/boat, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting to Know the Natives – Garden and trail tour at Northwest Florida State College South Walton April 21

Time: 3 p.m. Get acquainted with the local flora and fauna as you enjoy a guided tour of the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College (South Walton Center). Plants featured in the Garden, Trail and … Continue reading

Posted in Eco adventure, Nature, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Take a guided tour of the wet prairies at Grayton Beach State Park April 16

Time: 10 a.m. Join the Park Ranger at Grayton Beach State Park for an informative tour of some of the park’s wet prairie restoration areas. Learn the importance of these areas, which endangered plants call them home, and how titi … Continue reading

Posted in Eco adventure, Environment, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Take a dune walk with Topsail Hill Preserve State Park specialist April 3

Time: 1:00 p.m. Without the dunes, there would be no dune lakes. This hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will cover our unique dune areas here in South Walton. From primary dunes to scrubby back dunes, this hike will … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Eco adventure, Environment, Nature, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Take a guided sunset, night hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 8

Time: 5:45 p.m. Enjoy a beach sunset and guided night hike with a park service specialist at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. This walk will involve hiking a paved trail for approximately 1 mile and a short dirt trail about … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Comments Off

Take a dune walk with Topsail Hill Preserve State Park specialist March 25

Time: 1:00 p.m. Without the dunes, there would be no dune lakes. This hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will cover our unique dune areas here in South Walton. From primary dunes to scrubby back dunes, this hike will … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Nature, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Take a guided tour of Point Washington State forest March 17

Time: 9-11:30 am The Florida Pandhandle is one of the five richest biodiversity hotspots in North America. Walton County’s extraordinary ecosystems are home to numerous and unusual native plants and animals. Besides its white-sand beaches, the County boasts the Choctawhatchee … Continue reading

Posted in Eco adventure, Nature, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Explore natural beauty along the Apalachicola Bluffs and Ravines Preserve’s Garden of Eden Trail

Diverse ecosystems and stunning vistas await your discovery Get on your hiking boots, grab on to your trekking poles and head out to the Garden of Eden Trail. This 3.3 mi. steephead ravine and bluff in Bristol is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Birding, Eco adventure, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off

Take a guided nature walk at Grayton Beach State Park Feb. 26

On Wednesday, Feb. 26 at 10:00 a.m. join the Park Services Specialist at Grayton Beach State Park for “The Dunes are Alive” nature walk. Learn about the flora and fauna found in the sand dunes, and learn about the importance … Continue reading

Posted in Beaches, Nature, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off