Category Archives: Parks

Explore the parks in Walton County and surrounding area.

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







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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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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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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







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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







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Walton County sports complex meet and greet Nov. 16

The Walton County Department of Administration, in conjunction with the Walton County Board of County Commissioners, will be holding a meet and greet with the public at the location of the planned South Walton Sports Complex. This event will be … Continue reading







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Northwest Florida Water Management District re-opens Devil’s Hole along Econfina Creek

The Northwest Florida Water Management District has re-opened Devil’s Hole, a popular recreation site located in Washington County and part of the Econfina Creek Water Management Area. District staff conducted shoreline restoration and protection activities at three eroded shoreline areas. Native tree … Continue reading







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