Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is one of South Walton's jewels. The park is on the western end of Scenic 30A where it meets Hwy 98, encompassing two coastal dune lakes and three miles of beautiful beach.
This interactive South Walton Beach Access Map is maintained by the South Walton Fire District (SWFD). The beach access map shows lifeguard locations for 30A and South Walton beaches. Beach parking areas are shown on the map. Also shown are ADA accessible beach accesses and free wheelchair availability for public use.
Here are important resources and links for South Walton County in Florida. The Emerald Coast and 30A Beach resources are on this page.
Beaches of South Walton County, Florida Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Beaches of South Walton County, Florida Forums
Beaches of South Walton County, Florida Government
Beaches of South Walton County, Florida Groups & Organizations
A South Walton wedding is one you dream about. Beautiful parks, extravagant venues, amazing restaurants, unique beach walkovers, beautiful white sand and turquoise waters make for the perfect wedding.
Where do you start? For legal requirements and license information for getting married in Walton County, Florida - please check the Walton County, Florida Clerk Of Courts website for more marriage license information. Where To Apply Walton County Courthouse Annex, 31 Coastal Centre Boulevard, Santa Rosa Beach, Florida 32459, (850) 267-3066.
Grayton Beach State Park has showcased the best natural environment South Walton has to offer for nearly 50 years.
The park encompasses 2,200 acres of pristine rolling dunes along the Gulf and Western Lake, and a magnificent coastal forest habitat with unusual scrub oaks and magnolias twisted by winds and time. Western Lake is the centerpiece of the park, one of our rare, freshwater coastal dune lakes.
Entering the South Walton Visitor Center is like walking into a room full of long-lost relatives. There's lots of “happy-to-see-you” faces and special greetings that wrap around you like a warm and fuzzy welcome blanket.
Walton County began the process of developing a paddle trail initiative on the Choctawhatchee River beginning in 2011. Former Walton County Board Member Scott Brannon led the movement towards the application for grant funds to develop the Blueway Paddle Trail. Unfortunately, Walton County was not awarded funding at that time.
It is important to be good neighbors. Sharing the resources we hold dear in all of Florida – and where I live, in South Walton County – is critical to the well-being of our citizens, visitors and economic interests.