Category Archives: Trails/Hiking

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

Take a guided tour of the wet prairies at Grayton Beach State Park Sept. 6

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Park Ranger Patrick Hartsfield Time: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Join the Park Ranger for an informative tour of … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided tour of the wet prairies and rare plants of Point Washington State Forest Sept. 1

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county. Guide: Tom Green ($10 for instructor, $5 CBA) Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm We will visit several wet … Continue reading

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Explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail at Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus

Interested in learning about native Northwest Florida plants and ecosystems? Head over to the Northwest Florida State College South Walton campus and explore the Native Plant Demonstration Garden and Trail in Santa Rosa Beach. The Native Plant Demonstration Garden and … 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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Point Washington State Forest now offers primitive camping

The Point Washington State Forest now offers camping opportunities near Eastern Lake. The four primitive sites boast a 14′x20′ tent pad, picnic table, barbecue grill, fire ring, lantern hanger, and a self composting toilet serving the campsite area. The sites … Continue reading

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Point Washington and Pine Log State Forests reopened

The Point Washington and Pine Log State Forests have reopened. The recent rain event shut down recreational activity due to flooding of the roads and trails. In Point Washington, Road No. 18 is still temporarily closed. At Pine Log, some … Continue reading

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Take a guided sunset/night hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 12

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in South Walton. Time: Meet at 7 p.m. This walk will involve hiking a paved trail for approximately 1 mile and a … Continue reading

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Head out on horseback with Sunshine Riding Trails to the Econfina Wildlife Management Area

Interested in taking a guided horse trail ride through Northwest Florida’s beautiful Econfina Wildlife Management Area? Head on over to the Sunshine Riding Trails, the great folks there will saddle you up for a day of enjoyable riding. Owned by … Continue reading

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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

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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

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