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Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival at Rocky Bayou State Park April 23

The 9th Annual Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival, a free family and community event for all ages, will be held Saturday, April 23 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, located at 4281 Highway 20 … Continue reading






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New environmental and wildlife programs coming to Camp Helen and Eden Gardens State Parks

Friends of Florida State Parks (FFSP) has received a grant of $8,200 from the St. Joe Community Foundation for new environmental and wildlife programs at Camp Helen and Eden Garden State Parks. FFSP is the statewide, volunteer, nonprofit organization that … Continue reading






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Learn about plants and wildlife at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 6

Date/Time: Wed., April 6 from 9 – 10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to enjoy an informational program about the plants and wildlife that we share the park with. Meet at the clubhouse. Topsail Hill Preserve State … 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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Explore winter blooming camellias at Eden Gardens State Park

Winter in northwest Florida typically doesn’t offer a wealth of colorful landscapes to explore. However, one exception is the beautiful abundance of flowering camellias at Eden Gardens State Park. Naturally in bloom from October through March, there are more than … Continue reading






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A delightful journey to Grayton Beach State Park

Mother Nature shows off her best features at this gem of a park Those that live in the Florida Panhandle are blessed with the diversity and natural beauty of our local Florida State parks. One of several great parks located … Continue reading






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