Acrylic Painting Class at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
Art in the Park! Acrylic Painting with Cindi Newhouse on Friday AUG 19 from 9-11:30am at the park Clubhouse. Enjoy a mixed medium paint lesson with Cindi Newhouse incorporating the beautiful surroundings here at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. Each participant will leave with their lovely painting as a memento. Class fee $25 covers cost of materials needed and a minimum of five participants are needed for the class to occur. If you wish, bring a lunch to enjoy with your fellow classmates out on the back porch of the Clubhouse afterwards. Registration is due Aug. 17 and can be paid in the park's camp store or online at topsailparkfriends.org.
Free admission to the park this summer through Sept. 5.
Ranger Interpretive Programs in July (Wednesdays at 9am)
July 6 Sea Turtles
July 13 Shore Fishing
July 20 Pollinators
July 27 Beach Mouse
Have breakfast with a Ranger on the second Saturday each month at 9am. Check for art classes, reading with a ranger and night viewing of the sky with the Northwest Florida Astronomy Association. Follow Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Facebook for events and updates.
Enter the park through the main gate and park staff will direct you to the program.
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.
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