Category Archives: Parks

Explore the parks in Walton County and surrounding area.

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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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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