Guided kayak tour of Western Lake every Wednesday in Oct.

September 27, 2015

westernlakeTime: 9 – 11:30 a.m.

The Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA), in partnership with Northwest Florida State College, is offering the fall season of their popular eco-tourism initiative, Eco Adventures of Walton County.

Explore a coastal dune lake of South Walton County. This kayak tour will take you around Western Lake, one of the larger lakes of the coastal dune lake systems. Experience the diversity of wildlife and habitats that define these unique lake systems. This tour is led by the local and avid eco-tour guide Dave Posey.

Moderate to high exertion level, depending on wind conditions. Participants are asked to bring plenty of water, forecast compatible clothing and personal comfort items (i.e. sunscreen, bug spray, etc.). Kayak rental included in the cost of the tour.

Space is limited to 8 participants. Minimum of 3.

Location: Meet at the South Walton campus of Northwest Florida State College 109 South Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. Guide will lead a caravan to Grayton Beach State Park to launch boats.

Fee: $45 per person (Bring Your Own Boat) Class reference # XRL 6213. Date references numbers: 10/7/2015 #11416, 10/14/2015 #11417, 10/21/2015 #11418, 10/28/2015 #11419

Fee: $60 per person for kayak supplied. Class reference #XRL6213A. Date reference numbers: 10/7/2015 #11430, 10/14/2015 #11431, 10/21/2015 #11432, 10/28/2015 #11433.

Discover Roads Less Traveled offers visitors and local residents extraordinary opportunities to explore, discover, and learn about the pristine natural resources that make Walton County unique. Descriptions of the tours being offered are available online at by clicking the Eco Tours information box. Registration is available by phone at 850-200-4160.