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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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Explore The Outdoors Festival a huge success

It was a perfect day outdoors for all explorers at the Sixth Annual Explore The Outdoors Festival. Hundreds of children and adults enjoyed a variety of activities along Black Creek at Live Oak Landing. Hands on activities included fishing, rod/reel … Continue reading







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Guided tour of Grayton Beach wet prairies Oct. 7

Date/Time: Oct. 7, 2015 – 9 – 10:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, are offering the fall season of their popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Join the Park Ranger … Continue reading







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Autumn brings colorful wildflowers and butterflies to South Walton

Autumn is an extraordinary time to explore the outdoors in South Walton. The forest trails are awash in a colorful abundance of seasonal wildflowers and migrating butterflies. We are fortunate to have several State Parks along with the Point Washington State … 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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