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Florida Caverns State Park now open following impacts of Hurricane Michael

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service has announced the reopening of Florida Caverns State Park following the impacts of Hurricane Michael. The park, which experienced significant damage from Hurricane Michael, is now open for limited day-use. The ranger station, visitor center and cave are open. Guided flashlight tours of the cave will be offered on a limited first-come, first-served basis. The Bluehole camping area, equestrian camping area and primitive camping areas remain closed at this time. “The reopening of Florida...

Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park July 25

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, July 25 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park July 11

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, July 11 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park June 27

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, June 27 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kayak eco tour of Lake Powell at Camp Helen State Park June 13

Join Camp Helen State Park Ranger staff for a leisurely 90-minute paddle on Lake Powell, the largest Coastal Dune Lake in North America. Learn about the history, natural communities and wildlife that make this Outstanding Florida Water so unique and important. This guided kayak tour will be enjoyable for individuals, families and groups. All levels of experience are welcome. The event will be held on Thursday, June 13 from 9 – 11 a.m. Space is limited. Advanced reservations are required...

Kids to Parks Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park May 18

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Kids to Parks Day for a Kid Safety Expo and a “Cache In, Trash Out” Adventure on Saturday May 18 from 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. Participants will be exploring the park by foot while looking for thirteen geocache locations. At each location visited, event participants will learn more about the area of the park they are in and help maintain it by picking up trash as they go. The Kids Safety Expo...

Spend a week in nature this June at Camp Longleaf in Freeport

What better way to spend summer camp than exploring the outdoors and nature? The wonderful educators at the E.O. Wilson Biophilia Center are now offering a weeklong summer overnight camp in Freeport named Camp Longleaf. The camp is designed for children ages 9-14, and is currently enrolling for its three introductory sessions: June 9-14, June 16-21, June 23-28, 2019. Camp Longleaf will incorporate the Biophilia Center’s passion for nature with traditional camp fun and games. “I want to tell our...