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Night kayak course and primitive camping on Lake DeFuniak May 17

In conjunction with the annual LakeFest event in DeFuniak Springs, the American Kayaking Association (AKA) will be offering a three-hour nighttime course on Lake DeFuniak. The event will be held on Friday, May 17, 2019 from 7 – 10 p.m. Learn from certified trainers on what to do in nighttime waters, proper equipment to have with you, and safety tips regarding paddling and overnight camping. Bring your own kayak/canoe/paddle board, life jacket, whistle and paddles or request equipment. Boats and...

Guided moonlight paddle at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Feb. 18

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a moonlight paddle on Monday, February 18, 2019 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Experience Campbell Lake on a ranger guided paddling tour.  Participants must be experienced canoers/kayakers over 12 yrs old.   Program is $40 per person and space is limited.  Advanced online registration is required and can be done HERE.  Program fee includes watercraft rental, PFD, paddle, park admission fee, glow sticks, hot chocolate, a special surprise, tram ride to Campbell Lake and a...

Guided moonlight paddle at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Jan. 19

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a Moonlight Paddle on January 19, 2019 from 4 – 7 p.m.  Experience Campbell Lake on a ranger guided paddling tour.  Participants must be experienced canoers/kayakers over 12 yrs. old.   Program is $40 per person and space is limited.  Advanced online registration is required and can be done HERE.  Program fee includes watercraft rental, PFD, paddle, park admission fee, glow sticks, hot chocolate, a special surprise, tram ride to Campbell Lake and a...

Enjoy a guided moonlight paddle at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Dec. 21

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a moonlight paddle on December 21, 2018 from 4 – 7 p.m.  Experience Campbell Lake on a Ranger guided paddling tour.  Participants must be experienced canoers/kayakers over 12 yrs old. The program is $40 per person and space is limited.  Advanced online registration is required and can be done at www.topsailparkfriends.org. Program fee includes watercraft rental, PFD, paddle, park admission fee, glow sticks, Hot Chocolate, a special surprise, tram ride to Campbell Lake...

Moonlight paddle at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Nov. 21

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for a Moonlight Paddle on Nov. 21, 2018 from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m.  Experience Campbell Lake on a Ranger guided paddling tour.  Participants must be experienced canoers/kayakers over 12 yrs old. Program is $40 per person. Space is limited. Advanced online registration is required and can be done at www.topsailparkfriends.org. Program fee includes watercraft rental, PFD, paddle, park admission fee, glow sticks, hot chocolate, tram ride to Campbell Lake and a donation to the Friends of Topsail...

Moonlight paddle at Camp Helen State Park Oct. 20

Come and join the Rangers at Camp Helen State Park on Sat. Oct. 20 for a moonlight paddle on Lake Powell, Florida’s largest coastal dune lake. The experience will be a mostly quiet excursion led by Rangers and will give visitors a unique opportunity to view one of the rarest lakes in the world, while under a nearly full moon. The trip is approximately 2 hours and will begin at 7 p.m. with a brief safety review and interpretation on...

Guided moonlight kayak tour at Camp Helen State Park Sept. 22

Join Camp Helen State Park on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. Come and join the Department of Environmental Protection and Camp Helen State Park for a moonlight paddle on Lake Powell, Florida’s largest coastal dune lake. The experience will be a mostly quiet excursion led by Rangers and will give visitors a unique opportunity to view one of the rarest lakes in the world, while under a nearly full moon. The trip is approximately 2 hours and...

Guided Kayak tour at Rocky Bayou State Park Aug. 30

Time: 9 – 11 a.m. Join a Park Ranger at Fred Gannon Rocky Bayou State Park on Thursday, Aug. 30 for a unique opportunity to paddle Rocky Bayou. The paddle will go along the shoreline of Rocky Bayou to Rocky Creek and back to the park. Rocky Bayou is a fresh to brackish water system supporting a large variety of fish and shellfish, including the federally endangered Okaloosa darter. The paddle will held be from 9 – 11 a.m. Osprey...