Category Archives: Parks

Explore the parks in Walton County and surrounding area.

Learn about the Choctawhatchee beach mouse at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 8

Location/Time: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, 9 – 10 a.m. Beach mice inhabit coastal dunes in the panhandle and along the Atlantic coast of Florida. Development of coastal dune areas has caused a loss of habitat for beach mice and … Continue reading






Posted in Eco adventure, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, Parks | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Learn about the Choctawhatchee beach mouse at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 8

Washington County Heritage Festival March 19 – 20

Falling Waters State Park and the Washington County Tourist Development Council are proud to present the Inaugural Washington County Heritage Festival at Falling Waters State Park. Come experience and enjoy an eclectic mix of treasure hunting, wild animals, Southern heritage, … Continue reading






Posted in Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, Parks | Tagged , | Comments Off on Washington County Heritage Festival March 19 – 20

American Roots concert series at Camp Helen State Park

Camp Helen State Park will be hosting a Saturday Americana Roots Music Concert series. The concerts will be held in the lodge from 6:30 – 8 p.m. beginning Saturday, January 9, 2016. The free concerts continue on Saturday, January 23, … Continue reading






Posted in Outdoor Family Fun, Parks | Tagged | Comments Off on American Roots concert series at Camp Helen State Park

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






Posted in Eco adventure, Nature, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Celebrate Florida State Park’s First Day Hike with a guided tour at Grayton Beach, Topsail Hill Preserve, or Rocky Bayou Jan. 1

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






Posted in Birding, Eco adventure, Fishing, Hunting, Kayak/Canoe, Nature, Outdoor Family Fun, paddle/surf/boat, Parks, Trails/Hiking | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Explore outdoor recreation along northwest Florida’s Econfina Creek

Walton County unveils plans for South Walton Sports Complex

                        The Walton County Department of Administration, in conjunction with the Walton County Board of County Commissioners, hosted a meet and greet and unveiled the preliminary plans for the … Continue reading






Posted in Parks | Tagged | Comments Off on Walton County unveils plans for South Walton Sports Complex

Free entry to Florida State Parks Nov. 11

The Florida Park Service is proud to observe Veterans Day by offering free entry into any Florida state park on Wednesday, Nov. 11. We encourage visitors and friends to celebrate this day while honoring veterans and their sacrifices. Spend the … Continue reading






Posted in Eco adventure, Parks | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Free entry to Florida State Parks Nov. 11