Tag Archives: Outdoor Family Fun

Kids reel in the fun at Nick’s catfish tournament

Everyone joined in the fun as Treylermade Tournaments hosted their 5th Annual Kids Catfish Tournament at Nick’s Seafood Restaurant in Basin Bayou. On Saturday, July 25, 2015, twenty-eight young fishermen and fisherwomen competed for an array of prizes. The grand … Continue reading







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Ponce de Leon Springs State Park the perfect place for a family outing

Pack a lunch and take a cool dip in the springs Interested in exploring the perfect place to take the family and enjoy a swim in a spring? Pack up a picnic lunch and head over to Ponce de Leon … Continue reading







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Learn how to surf fish at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park July 31

Date/time: Friday July 31st, 2015, 1 – 2:30 p.m. Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be … Continue reading







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Explore the sights and sounds of nature at night July 29

Dates/times:  July 29 – 7:30 – 9 p.m. The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, announces the summer season of its popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County. Discover the sights and sounds of … Continue reading







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Movie, food, and fun at Camp Helen State Park July 29

Date/time: July 29, 5:30 p.m. Camp Helen State Park is offering a summer full of movies, food and fun with a series of family-oriented movies, interpretive programs, and old-fashioned campfire cookouts. On Wednesday, July 29, “The Princess and the Frog” … Continue reading







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South Walton has new artificial reef off of Grayton Beach State Park

It’s official, South Walton has a new artificial reef, and it is in the shape of a sea turtle! On Friday, July 10, 2015 the South Walton Artificial Reed Association (SWARA) deployed the first half of 58 artificial reef structures … Continue reading







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Learn about animals and tracks at Grayton Beach State Park July 22

Date/time: Wednesday July 22nd at 2 p.m. Join Park Ranger Chad for “Whose been walking in the forest.” Learn about the different animal tracks found in the park and the animals that they belong to. Participants will be able to … 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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Movie, food, and fun at Camp Helen State Park July 15

Date/time: July 15, 5:30 p.m. Camp Helen State Park is offering a summer full of movies, food and fun with a series of family-oriented movies, interpretive programs, and old-fashioned campfire cookouts. On Wednesday, July 15, the film “Rio” will be … Continue reading







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Morrison Springs health advisory rescinded

June 30, 2015 Effective immediately, the Florida Department of Health in Walton County is rescinding the June 16, 2015 swim advisory for the Morrison Springs bathing place. DOH Walton feels that water quality in this area has improved considerably due … Continue reading







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