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Free admission to Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 22 – Sept. 7

Beginning May 22, 2015 regular day-use admission fees will be waived for public entrance to Topsail Hill State Park through a reimbursement program administered by Visit South Walton (VSW). The program will be in effect May 22, 2015 until September … Continue reading

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Guided canoe tour of Western Lake at Grayton Beach State Park May 29

Date/time: Wednesday May 29th at 9:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. Enjoy a canoe tour of Western Lake channel and outfall with a Grayton Beach Park Services Specialist. They will lead you on an informative trip on Western Lake discussing the … Continue reading

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Arkansas student documents Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for GIS project

  Jodie Burns of Bentonville, Arkansas is a big fan of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Burns, her husband and four boys have been coming to vacation at Topsail since 2010. One of her favorite activities is exploring and taking … Continue reading

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Learn the basics of surf fishing at Grayton Beach State Park April 22

Date/time: April 22, 10 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. A Grayton Beach park ranger will demonstrate … Continue reading

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Enjoy Stargazing at Henderson Beach State Park April l7

Date/time: Friday, April 17, from 4:15-10 p.m. Henderson Beach State Park will host a star gazing program. Volunteers from the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association will set up several telescopes for public viewing of star clusters, planets, and galaxies and answer … Continue reading

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Take a guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 28

Date/time: Saturday March 28, 1 – 2 p.m. Come shake off the winter cobwebs and get outside for this nature hike. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This … Continue reading

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Learn about animal tracks at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 21

Saturday March 21, 1 – 2 p.m. This all ages program is designed to be a hands-on learning experience in the art of tracking. You will learn different types of tracks and which animal makes them. Then you will get … Continue reading

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Co-existing with Florida’s beach-nesting birds

Be watchful and respectful of all nesting wildlife, it’s a matter of survival While we all enjoy the beautiful beaches of Northwest Florida, it is important to remember that we share the beach with nesting shorebirds. While you are at … Continue reading

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Learn how to surf fish at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 14

Date/time: Saturday March 14, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be caught, … Continue reading

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Enjoy breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 14

Date/time: Saturday March 14th, 9 -10 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them all … Continue reading

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