Tag Archives: Nature

Dead River Landing in Walton County a scenic location for boating, camping, and recreation

One of the most popular boat accesses and hunting spots along the Choctawhatchee River now boasts significant improvements. Dead River Landing just north of Bruce offers a scenic location to boat, camp, and recreate along Seven Runs Creek near the … Continue reading







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Guided kayak tour of Western Lake every Wednesday in Sept.

Time: 9 – 11:30 a.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, is offering the fall season of their popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Explore a coastal dune lake of South Walton … Continue reading







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Spadderdock a colorful flower found along Northwest Florida waterways

Ever wonder what those yellow flowers are along our area creeks? It is called spadderdock (Nuphar luteum); common names cow lily, yellow pond lily. We see these aquatic flowers floating above the water line along Northwest Florida fresh water creeks … Continue reading







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Family Fun 5K Nature Hike at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center Sept. 26

The E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center teams up with the Walton County Health Department for the Biophilia Center Family Fun 5K Nature Hike on Saturday, September 26th. Get off the couch and into nature with this community event focusing on healthy living … Continue reading







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Guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 11

Date/time: Fri., Sept. 11th, 9 – 10:30 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This hike will lead you to one of the lakes in the park, No … Continue reading







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Historical tour of Coffeen Nature Preserve Sept. 9

Time: 9:30 – 11:30 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. Explore the Coffeen Nature Preserve and its history … Continue reading







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Guided hike to No Name Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 21

Date/time: Fri., Aug. 21 – 9 – 10:30 a.m. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This hike will lead you to one of the lakes in the park, … Continue reading







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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 10, 2015

A great day of outdoor family fun in store Walton Outdoors is excited to announce we will be hosting our sixth Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 … Continue reading







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Learn about shorebirds at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 14

Date/time: Fri., Aug 14, 9 – 10 a.m. Each year thousands of birds use our shores as a rest stop on a larger migration and some even stay all year. This program on our local shorebirds will discuss what times … Continue reading







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Breakfast with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Aug. 8

Date/time: Sat., Aug. 8, 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 … Continue reading







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