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Explore the wonders of river, bay and gulf habitats at Apalachicola Environmental Education and Training Center

Hands on displays and artifacts a creative learning experience The Apalachicola River, Bay and coastal ecosystems are vast and diverse. Successfully managing such diversity is complex effort managed by several State and federal agencies. In 1979 the Apalachicola National Estuarine … Continue reading

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Explore The Outdoors Festival comes to Live Oak Landing Oct. 13, 2018

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors will be hosting our ninth annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location … Continue reading

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Explore nature along the Holmes Creek Canoe Trail

Head up to Vernon for a day of paddling fun Holmes Creek is one of the most diverse paddles in the Northwest Florida Panhandle area. As part of Florida’s statewide system of Greenways and Trails, Holmes Creek flows through a … Continue reading

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Paddle, swim, fish or cave dive at Merritt’s Mill Pond in Marianna

Spring fed pond a natural wonder to explore What do Jackson Blue, Shangri-la, Twin Caves, Indian Wash Tub, Hole-in-the-Wall, Gator Hole, and Hidey Hole have in common? They are all names of springs feeding into the crystal clear waters of … Continue reading

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Explore the natural beauty of Blackwater River State Forest

Lakes, trails, rivers offer endless recreation Boasting more than 210,000 acres of long leaf pine forests, lakes, streams and rivers, Blackwater River State Forest is a great place to explore nature. As one of the largest and oldest State forests … Continue reading

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St. Andrews State Park in Panama City Beach offers something for everyone

One of Florida’s top 10 parks chock full of adventure It doesn’t take long to understand why St. Andrews State Park is consistently named one of the top ten parks in the State of Florida. With more than 1,200 acres … Continue reading

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