Category Archives: Trails/Hiking

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

A peaceful journey for nature lovers awaits at the Shoal Sanctuary

Trails, sculptures and serenity nestled along the trail in North Walton Tucked away off the beaten path in north Walton County there is a unique outdoor experience for nature lovers called the Shoal Sanctuary. Located on 50 acres of trails, … Continue reading






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Where the Wild Things Run 5K Trail Run/Walk at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center April 23

Race through the woods for a fun and adventurous time at the E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center on Saturday, April 23. Celebrate Earth Day with this unique running opportunity. The 5K Trail Run course will take you through parts of Nokuse Plantation, … Continue reading






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Point Washington Longleaf Greenway Western trail temporarily closed

April 5, 2016 – The Point Washington State Forest Longleaf Greenway Western Trail, also known as the Satinwood Trail will be closed to hikers/bikers for the next few weeks. A contractor for the Florida Forest Service is harvesting 85 acres … Continue reading






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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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