Inaugural Choctawhatchee River Festival at Morrison Springs May 13

April 27, 2017

RiverWay South is hosting their inaugural Choctawhatchee River Fest at Morrison Springs, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., May 13, 2017. Nature lovers of all ages will enjoy participating in a variety of educational and recreational activities throughout the day in celebration of the river.

Children of all ages will enjoy a dip in the cool spring water, paddling, and taking part in many fun activities throughout the day. Participate in a kids casting rally sponsored by Bass Pro Shops. Paddle a canoe, kayak, or hydrobike hosted by Old Cypress Canoe Rentals and Emerald Coast Hydrobikes. Walton Outdoors will be onsite to assist with water events and share recreation opportunities along the River. Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance, Northwest Florida Water Management District, Bay County Audubon Society, Ponce De Leon State Park, and Paddle Florida will offer educational and interactive displays. Take time to check out the static display with information on the Choctawhatchee River Trail improvement project.

Rabbit Creek Café will be providing food and drink.

Morrison Springs is located at 874 Morrison Springs Road, Ponce de Leon. :: MAP::

About RiverWay South
RiverWay South is a team of northwest Florida counties bordering the Apalachicola and Choctawhatchee Rivers. The counties have joined together to create a regional tourism destination. Their mission is to create a regional rural tourism organization that encourages sustainable tourism through public/private partnerships to preserve and promote the unique resources of the Apalachicola and Choctawhatchee River Basins in Florida. We carry out this mission by providing services that enhance and support the tourism industry throughout the region.

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