Honoring Veterans at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park for the first annual Honoring Veterans: Past, Present and Future event on November 12, 2016 from 8:30am to Noon. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will be celebrating Veterans Day with programs and activities honoring the connection between the park, the Florida panhandle and the local military history. The festivities will kick off with opening flag ceremony and Breakfast with a Ranger sponsored in part by the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Hardee’s, Starbucks, Dunkin’ Donuts and other local restaurants.
There will be a Civil War living history exhibit on site. Coffeen Nature Preserve will be presenting its “Bombs Away” program. If that wasn’t enough the park will be presenting its program “WWII, Topsail and the Florida panhandle”. A fun mini parade through the campground of golf carts, bikes, strollers, pets and you will end the festivities. Sign up for tours at Coffeen Nature Preserve after the event will also be available. Admission is free during the event.
Park programs are made possible by Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Come out and explore one of the most beautiful state park preserves in South Walton, Florida.
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park offers a wide variety of natural resources including 3.2 miles of secluded, white sand beaches with majestic dunes over 25 feet tall. Three rare coastal dune lakes provide excellent freshwater fishing. Although boats are not allowed, fishing from the shoreline yields bass, bream, panfish, and catfish. Lakes, pristine beaches, old-growth long leaf pines, sand pine scrub, and a variety of wetlands offer a bird-watching and hiking paradise. Visitors may bike, walk, or enjoy a quick ride to the beach on our timely tram service to swim, fish, sunbathe, or beachcomb. Gregory E. Moore RV resort features a (non-heated) swimming pool and shuffleboard courts. Furnished bungalows are available for weekly stays. A camp store offers a variety of camping items, as well as snacks and drinks.
Florida State Parks are treasures waiting for your discovery!
Additional information, photos & video on South Walton area parks:
Parks Of South Walton & Northwest Florida
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