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Explore The Outdoors Festival in Freeport Nov. 2

A great day for outdoor family fun Walton Outdoors will be hosting our 10th annual Explore The Outdoors Festival on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. The event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the beautiful waterfront location of Live Oak Landing Outdoor Destination, 229 Pitts Avenue in Freeport, Florida. 32439 ::MAP:: This fun-filled day will introduce children to the wonders of exploring nature and the outdoor experience. Hands on activities will include fishing, kayaking, wildlife, archery, interactive...

Guided plant walk at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 16

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and Master Gardener Bill Kuenstler on Monday, Sept. 16 from 9 – 11 a.m. for a guided plant stroll. Take a stroll through the park and the campground to explore the plants visible and to see what is in bloom. Please wear weather appropriate clothing and comfortable walking shoes as you’ll be walking on uneven terrain. This program is free with regular park admission. Driving Directions Located in Santa Rosa Beach, the park is...

Cache in trash out adventure at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Sept. 28

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on National Public Lands Day for a “Cache In, Trash Out” Adventure on September 28, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  September 28 is also Bike Your Park Day.  Participants will be exploring the park by foot or by bike 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...

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...