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

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors is pleased to announce we will be hosting our seventh annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Oct. 15, 2016. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at … Continue reading

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U.S. Hwy. 331 from Choctawhatchee Bay Bridge to State Road 20 slated to open July 6

The U.S. 331 widening project between the Choctawhatchee Relief Bay Bridge and State Road 20 in Walton County will reach a milestone on Wednesday, July 6 when all four lanes of traffic will be open to drivers. Work to widen … Continue reading

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Beautiful railroad vines help protect South Walton beaches

Beautiful plant strengthens sand dunes Always a pleasant sight along South Walton’s beaches, the beautiful blooming railroad vine is also an important protector of our sand dunes. As with the sea oats, the plant helps to stabilize the dunes by … Continue reading

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Cool off on a hot summer day at Morrison Springs

Walton County Park offers spectacular scenery both above and below the water line Walton County offers many places to explore. In the summertime, the one that can’t be beat is Morrison Springs in the Northeastern part of the county. Just … Continue reading

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Explore the many facets of the Choctawhatchee River

An abundance of recreation awaits on the river Originating in southern Alabama, meandering south through northwest Florida in Holmes, Walton, and Washington counties, is the ever-changing Choctawhatchee River. The river arises and flows close to 140 miles southward, to eventually … Continue reading

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Remnants of the Captain Fritz steamboat remain in the Choctawhatchee riverbed

Low water levels expose remnants of Walton history Back in the late 1800s and early 1900s much of Walton County’s commerce was transported via water. Sown lumber, turpentine and vegetables were shipped to the mills and markets of Pensacola via … Continue reading

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