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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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Take a guided hike to Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park March 7

Date/time: Saturday March 7, 12:30 -2:00 p.m. Coastal dune lakes are extremely unique and rare worldwide. Come join the folks at Topsail and hike through some of Topsail’s best ecosystems culminating with a stop at Campbell Lake. This is an … Continue reading

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Take a guided tour of the wet prairies of Grayton Beach State Park March 3

Dates/time: March 3, 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. Join the Park Ranger for … Continue reading

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Enjoy a guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Feb. 28

Date/time: Saturday February 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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American roots music concert at Camp Helen State Park lodge Feb. 21

The Friends of Camp Helen State Park are hosting a Saturday concert series. The concerts will be held in the lodge from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. On Sat., Feb. 21, Granville Automatic, a songwriting/performing duo of Vanessa Olivarez and Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Camellia Festival at Eden Gardens State Park Feb. 21

The Friends of Eden and Florida State Parks pay tribute to the camellia on Saturday, Feb. 21. The Camellia Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Eden Gardens State Park in Point Washington. Visitors are invited … Continue reading

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Civilian Conservation Corps played major role in formation of early Florida State Parks

Much of CCC’s efforts remain intact in Northwest Florida State Parks In the midst of the Great Depression, the Franklin D. Roosevelt administration secured the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the spring of 1933. The program was … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance offering spring eco adventures

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), and Northwest Florida State College, announces the spring season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Discover Roads Less Traveled offers visitors and local residents extraordinary opportunities to explore, discover, and learn … Continue reading

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American roots music concert at Camp Helen State Park lodge Jan. 24

The Friends of Camp Helen State Park are hosting a Saturday concert series. The concerts will be held in the lodge from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. On Sat., Jan, 24, Camp Helen presents California twosome Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald … Continue reading

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Learn about seeing the unseen at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 16

Date/time: Friday January 16th, 1-2 p.m. If you’ve been out for a hike hoping to find wild critters but have come back empty handed this is the presentation for you. Not all animals are going to make themselves visible to … Continue reading

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