Enjoy a guided tour and paddle of Morrison Springs Sept. 25

September 10, 2014

morrison1Time: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.

Hosted by Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Discover Roads Less Traveled eco-tours will introduce you to some very special places in Walton county.

Learn about Florida’s crystal clear springs as we paddle Morrison Springs in Northeast Walton County. We will paddle and explore around the spring and then out towards the Choctawhatchee River and back.

Learn about our precious local water resources, how many millions of gallons of water Morrison Springs emits every day, and where the water comes from. We will also discuss the flora and fauna that inhabits the wetland area.

Bring water, a snorkel, waterproof camera, sunscreen, towel, and your swimsuit. Pack a lunch if you wish, as there is a pavilion and restroom facility available at the park. The event and swimming is dependent on river conditions.

Moderate exertion level. Basic kayak/canoe knowledge required. The paddle is approximately 2 hours. Travel time approximately 45 minutes each way.

Space is limited to 7 participants. Minimum of 4 required.

Location: meet at the Northwest Florida State College South College, 109 South Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach. A van will be used to transport individuals.

Fee: $35 for the tour – Pay at the time of registration

Plus canoe/kayak rental fee of $35 – Pay directly to the outfitter the day of the tour; Cash or check. Specify kayak or canoe preference at the time of registration.

Click here to learn more, then call to reserve your space at 850-200-4160.