Take a Guided paddle tour Western Lake and enjoy lunch at the Red Bar with Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance

January 30, 2015

westernlakeDates/time: Feb. 18, March 19, April 23, May 12 – 9 a.m. – 1 pm.

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

Explore Western Lake and take a lunch break at the Red Bar Restaurant in Grayton Beach. This kayak trip will take you on an eco-adventure of South Walton County’s rare coastal dune lakes. Experience the diversity of wildlife and habitats as you paddle from the freshwater entry point to the lake outfall on the white sand beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. 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 Boathouse at Watercolor, 34 Golden Circle, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459. Fee: $70 per person

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 www.basinalliance.org by clicking the Eco Tours information box. Registration is available by phone at 850-200-4160.