Coastal Dune Lakes at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Explore the outdoors this April on an eco-adventure at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Upcoming programs include:
Breakfast with a Ranger
May 9 | 9 am-10 am
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you and your family to Breakfast with a Ranger. Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill to learn about the park, its history and to ask them all the questions you can think of about the park its wildlife and anything in between. This program is ideal for the whole family to enjoy. To cover the cost of food, please bring $5.00, which goes to Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park to enhance the park or bring your own breakfast. Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the clubhouse.
May 15 | 1 pm-2 pm
Surf fishing is a popular sport along the beaches of Topsail Hill. This program will teach you what types of bait will work, what times of year certain fish can be caught, and common fish you can catch from the beach. Fishing gear is optional, the park has fishing gear. This program will take place at the Beach Access, park in the Day Use parking area and catch the 1:00pm Tram to the beach. The program will take place once the 1:00pm Tram arrives at the beach. Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the tram stop, entry fee is $6.00.
No Name Lake Hike
May 22 | 1 pm-2 pm
Coastal dune lakes are extremely unique and rare worldwide. During this hike Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers will lead you through the various ecosystems that make this park unique. This hike will lead you to one of the lakes in the park, No Name Lake. Be sure to bring your binoculars, sunscreen, and water. The trail is paved and the hike is approximately 2 miles long. Entry fee into the park is $6.00 per car, the hike will leave from Tram Stop 1 in the day use parking area
Coastal Dune Lakes
May 29 | 1 pm-2 pm
These rare lakes are found only in a few places worldwide, including right here at Topsail Hill. Walton County has 15 of them along the coast and two are protected inside the park. This ranger led program will cover what makes the lakes in this area so unique and how they are being protected. The program will take place in the clubhouse, enter through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the clubhouse. Entry fee is $6.00.