Category Archives: Trails/Hiking

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

Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance announces spring eco adventures

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the spring 2016 session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Led by local experts and professional naturalists, Discover Roads Less Traveled … Continue reading







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Celebrate Florida State Park’s First Day Hike with a guided tour at Grayton Beach, Topsail Hill Preserve, or Rocky Bayou Jan. 1

Grayton Beach State Park CANCELLED due to trail flooding Time: 9 – 11 a.m. Grayton Beach State Park invites you to start the New Year out with a little outdoor activity. Join Assistant Park Manager Patrick Hartsfield for a 2 1/2 mile … Continue reading







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New primitive campsites coming to Point Washington State Forest

Four new campsites are in the works along Eastern Lake in the Point Washington State Forest. The new sites are located just east of the existing campsites installed last year. The four primitive sites will boast a 14’x20′ tent pad, … Continue reading







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Explore outdoor recreation along northwest Florida’s Econfina Creek

Paddling, hiking, camping, horseback riding, fishing, and hunting within 41,363 acres Imagine paddling along a creek lined with fern draped limestone rocks, dipping in a cool spring, hiking along a trail bluff dotted with wild azaleas, mountain laurel, and the … Continue reading







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Military relics, land conservation cohabitate at Coffeen Nature Preserve

Former WWII missile test launch facility home to diverse sand pine trails As many people buzz up and down U.S. Highway 98 in Santa Rosa Beach, few ever notice the small entrance signs to the Coffeen Nature Preserve and Four … Continue reading







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Autumn brings colorful wildflowers and butterflies to South Walton

Autumn is an extraordinary time to explore the outdoors in South Walton. The forest trails are awash in a colorful abundance of seasonal wildflowers and migrating butterflies. We are fortunate to have several State Parks along with the Point Washington State … Continue reading







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Family Fun 5K Nature Hike at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Sept. 26

The E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center teams up with the Walton County Health Department for the Biophilia Center Family Fun 5K Nature Hike on Saturday, September 26th. Get off the couch and into nature with this community event focusing on healthy living … Continue reading







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