Tag Archives: Beaches

St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach offers something for everyone

One of Florida’s top 10 parks chock full of adventure It doesn’t take long to understand why St. Andrews State Park is consistently named one of the top ten parks in the State of Florida. With more than 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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South Walton home to hundreds of new artificial reefs in 2017

South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA) has some great news for 2017. Seven years after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Natural Resources Damage Assessment (NRDA) artificial reef deployment funding has been allocated, contracts awarded, … Continue reading

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Portuguese man-of-war can pack a powerful punch

Don’t touch or come in contact with the blue “bubbles” that wash on shore Many interesting things wash ashore along the beaches of South Walton. Often we find interesting creatures within the beach wrack and the tide often washes in … Continue reading

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International Coastal Clean Up Day Sept. 17

Find a location near you and help clean up our Northwest Florida waterways. Santa Rosa Beach Blue Mountain Beach – Surfrider Foundation’s Emerald Coast chapter invites you to participate in the world’s biggest beach cleanup – the International Coastal Cleanup. … Continue reading

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Learn surf fishing at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 11

Date/Time: August 11th, 9-10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to learn how to fish from the beach.  Fishing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, have some fun, and catch a tasty meal. Many people first … Continue reading

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Health advisories for Miramar Beach, Dune Allen, Grayton Beach and Eastern Lake Beach Accesses has been lifted

July 8, 2016 – The Florida Department of Health in Walton County (DOH-Walton) conducts regularly scheduled saltwater beach water quality monitoring at seven sites through the Healthy Beaches Monitoring Program. Samples are collected from March through the end of October. … Continue reading

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