Tag Archives: Nature

Recreation opportunities abound within Point Washington State Forest

South Walton County is home to an abundance of conservation land accessible to visitors and locals to explore. Hiking, biking, horseback riding, are a just a few ways to enjoy the great outdoors. Located in Santa Rosa Beach along the … Continue reading

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Family Estuary Festival in Niceville April 8

Date/time: Saturday, April 8th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The 10th Annual Family Estuary Festival, a free family and community event for all ages, will be held Saturday, April 8th from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Fred Gannon … Continue reading

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Camp Helen State Park 20th anniversary celebration March 25

Date/time: Saturday, March 25, 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. The month of March marks the 20th anniversary of Camp Helen as a State Park. From 1945 to 1987 Camp Helen was the summer resort for employees of Avondale Mills, an … Continue reading

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Washington County Heritage Festival in Chipley April 1 – 2

Come experience and enjoy an eclectic mix of unique old world demonstrators, wild animals, antique camper and cars, Indian encampment, Civil War reenactors and much more all to the back drop of one of the Panhandle’s hidden gems. There will be … Continue reading

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Guided kayak tour of Rocky Bayou March 24

Date/time: Friday March 24, 9 – 11 a.m. Join a Park Ranger for a unique opportunity to paddle Rocky Bayou. The paddle will go along the shoreline of Rocky Bayou to Rocky Creek and back to the park. Rocky Bayou … Continue reading

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Learn about basic land navigation at Ponce De Leon Springs State Park March 11

Date/time: Sat., March 11, 10-11 a.m. Join special guest speaker Chris Mize on a ranger led hike at Ponce de Leon Springs State Park. Chris will use his experience from serving in the Army Light Infantry to help give introductory map reading … Continue reading

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