Category Archives: Parks

Explore the parks in Walton County and surrounding area.

New enhancements installed at Choctaw Beach Park

The long awaited improvements to the Choctaw Beach Park and boat ramp have been completed. The project consisted of construction of a new more accessible boat ramp, improved paved parking area and the construction of new bathroom facilities. Walton County … Continue reading






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Cool off on a hot summer day at Morrison Springs

Walton County Park offers spectacular scenery both above and below the water line Walton County offers many places to explore. In the summertime, the one that can’t be beat is Morrison Springs in the Northeastern part of the county. Just … Continue reading






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Explore the many facets of the Choctawhatchee River

An abundance of recreation awaits on the river Originating in southern Alabama, meandering south through northwest Florida in Holmes, Walton, and Washington counties, is the ever-changing Choctawhatchee River. The river arises and flows close to 140 miles southward, to eventually … Continue reading






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Public workshops on 331 bridge park and excess bridge tax funds June 1st and 6th

Public workshops will be held Wednesday June 1, 2016, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the South Walton Annex Boardroom, 31 Coastal Center Blvd., Santa Rosa Beach, FL and Monday June 6th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at … Continue reading






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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






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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






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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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