Tag Archives: Outdoor Family Fun

Take a nature walk with a ranger at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 25

Time: 3 – 4 p.m. Come shake off the winter cobwebs and get outside for this nature hike on Fri., April 25. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. … Continue reading

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May Day Festival in DeFuniak Springs May 10

The Annual May Day Festival will be held on May 10, 2014 at the Wee Care Park, 552 Walton Road, DeFuniak Springs from 10 a .m. – 6 p.m. Opening ceremonies will start at 10 a.m. The festival will include … Continue reading

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Biophilia in Bloom May 3

It’s all about gardening on May 3rd at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center. From 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. enjoy a day of make and take arts and crafts, interactive garden activities, farm to table cooking demonstration with Roux 30A, … Continue reading

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Head out on horseback with Sunshine Riding Trails to the Econfina Wildlife Management Area

Interested in taking a guided horse trail ride through Northwest Florida’s beautiful Econfina Wildlife Management Area? Head on over to the Sunshine Riding Trails, the great folks there will saddle you up for a day of enjoyable riding. Owned by … Continue reading

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Find the Easter eggs in North and South Walton April 19 and 20

Freeport Arts and Craft Festival and Easter Egg Hunt April 19 On Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. the Town Planters Society of Freeport will be hosting their annual arts and craft festival. The festival will be … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Audubon events for May 2014

May 1: Monthly Meeting and Program: “Caught on Camera: Butterflies and Moths,” MaryAnn Friedman, Butterfly Enthusiast. MaryAnn will present an amazing photographic collection of butterflies and moths with an emphasis on the many varieties of Florida Lepidoptera. Conservation issues, identification … Continue reading

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Take a guided eco tour of Western Lake on a kayak or stand up paddle board April 28

Time: 8:30 – 11:00 a.m. You will travel from where the water comes in to Western Lake to where the water goes out from Western Lake to the Gulf of Mexico.  Discussion topics will include history, coastal dune lake ecology, … Continue reading

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Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival in Niceville April 26

The Seventh Annual Choctawhatchee Estuary Family Festival, a free family and community event for all ages, will be held Saturday, April 26 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park, located at 4281 Highway 20 … Continue reading

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Take a guided canoe/kayak tour of Campbell Lake at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park April 24

Time: 1 p.m. Campbell Lake is one of the most pristine coastal dune lakes in South Walton. This tour is an opportunity to experience it up-close. Participants will meet at Tram Stop One in the parking area behind the ranger … Continue reading

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Take a hike on the Florida Trail along Econfina Creek

Scenic vistas await the explorer Hiking the Florida Trail along the Econfina Creek just north of Panama City in Washington County is a must do for anyone who enjoys nature. This portion of the Trail in Northwest Florida runs along … Continue reading

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