Learn about turpentining, take a guided hike at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

January 28, 2018

February 18, 2018 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

As part of Black History Month, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is hosting “Turpentining in Topsail” on February 18, 2018 from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Learn about the turpentine industry that occurred in the park area during the late 1800s and early 1900s as well as outdoor cooking techniques from that time period.  Participants will get to sample “Swamp Cabbage.”  Afterwards there is an optional 3 mile walk to see remnants of the turpentining industry in the park.

This program is free with regular park admission.

To stay up to date about this program and all the events and programs at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park make sure to sign up for the email newsletters the park sends out. You can sign up via links found on the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park website www.topsailparkfriends.org, in person while at the park, or by calling the ranger station at 850-267-8330.

To learn more about the park, visit: https://www.floridastateparks.org/park/Topsail-Hill

A $6.00 entry admission per vehicle into the park. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is located at 7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459. For more information, call (850) 267-8330 ::MAP::