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Twists and turns keep you paddling on Turkey Creek

Turkey Creek paddle full of beautiful surprises One of Northwest Florida’s most scenic waterways is the narrow, seepage spring fed Turkey Creek just west of Niceville. Located on Eglin Air Force Base Reservation, just off of SR 85, Turkey Creek … 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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Keep your eyes to the sky for white pelicans migrating through Northwest Florida

By Stan Kirkland, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission One of the many benefits of living in the Florida panhandle and particularly near the coast is the vast variety of wildlife we often see. Daily, you’re apt to see bald … Continue reading






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Military relics, land conservation cohabitate at Coffeen Nature Preserve

Former WWII missile test launch facility home to diverse sand pine trails As many people buzz up and down U.S. Highway 98 in Santa Rosa Beach, few ever notice the small entrance signs to the Coffeen Nature Preserve and Four … Continue reading






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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 15, 2016

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. 15, 2016. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 … Continue reading






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Explore northwest Florida’s Big Juniper Creek in Blackwater State Forest

A lazy day on the water suited for family fun Northwest Florida has an abundance of great places to explore off the beaten path. Great trails, and beautiful waterways, we are fortunate to have many places to explore. Big Juniper … Continue reading






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Explore Lakewood Park: Florida’s highest point

Walton County Park east of Paxton is lowest State high point in the U.S. At a whopping 345 ft. above sea level, there is no need for any mountain climbing gear to get to the top of Florida’s highest point. … Continue reading






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