Category Archives: Parks

Explore the parks in Walton County and surrounding area.

Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 10, 2015

A great day of outdoor family fun in store Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our sixth Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 … Continue reading







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Ponce de Leon Springs State Park the perfect place for a family outing

Pack a lunch and take a cool dip in the springs Interested in exploring the perfect place to take the family and enjoy a swim in a spring? Pack up a picnic lunch and head over to Ponce de Leon … Continue reading







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Learn to cast a net at Grayton Beach State Park July 29

Date/time: Wednesday, July 29th at 2:00 p.m. Join Ranger Rooster for a cast net fishing demonstration. Experience how to properly throw a cast net and learn what fish can be caught using the cast net. Participants will meet at the … Continue reading







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Morrison Springs health advisory rescinded

June 30, 2015 Effective immediately, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County is rescinding the June 16, 2015 swim advisory for the Morrison Springs bathing place. DOH Walton feels that water quality in this area has improved considerably due … Continue reading







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Kid camps and outdoor fun offered this summer around Walton county

Enjoy outdoor fun outdoor activities this summer with a variety of children’s camp options in Walton county. Marine Camp offered at Camp Timpoochee July 20 – 24 Are you interested in learning about marine life, going fishing, or exploring the … Continue reading







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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance announces summer eco-adventures

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) of Northwest Florida State College announces the summer session of its award winning eco-tourism initiative, Discover Roads Less Traveled: Eco-Adventures of Walton County. Voted Best Outdoor Adventure in the ‘2015 Perfect in South Walton- Best … Continue reading







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Learn about bicycling at Grayton Beach State Park June 3

Date/time: Wednesday June 3rd at 3 p.m. Join the park ranger Charlie for a bicycles and the State Park program. There will be a discussion on the types of cycling in the area and the park, the benefits of cycling, … Continue reading







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Explore Lakewood Park: Florida’s highest point

Walton County Park east of Paxton is lowest State high point in the U.S. At a whopping 345 ft. above sea level, there is no need for any mountain climbing gear to get to the top of Florida’s highest point. … Continue reading







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Movie, food, and fun at Camp Helen State Park June 3

Date/time: June 3, 5:30 p.m. Camp Helen State Park is offering a summer full of movies, food and fun with a series of family-oriented movies, interpretive programs, and old-fashioned campfire cookouts. On Wednesday, June 3, the “The Little Mermaid” will … Continue reading







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New park along Clyde B. Wells Bridge to be named after lifelong Walton county resident

Once the construction on U.S. Hwy. 331 is finished along the Clyde B. Wells Bridge, there will be a welcome enhancement to those that enjoy recreating along the Choctawhatchee Bay. A new park will be on the eastern side of … Continue reading







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