Black Bears at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
A variety of programs are presented by Topsail Hill Preserve State Park Rangers throughout the year on wildlife, adventure and natural resources. Don't miss two festivals coming to the park in October!
October Park Ranger Programs, Adventures and Festivals at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
No Name Lake Hike
Friday, Oct. 3 | 10-11am
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you on a hike to view the parks natural beauty. This ranger led hike will take you through several of the ecosystems that make this park unique. The walk will culminate on the shore of No Name Lake and perhaps with a glimpse of the resident alligator. Please no open toe shoes This is an all ages program . Enter the park through the main gate and the staff will direct you to Tram Stop 1. Entry fee is $6.00.
Eastern Gray Squirrel
Friday, Oct. 10 | 2-3pm
Come learn about our most widely seen rodents the Eastern Gray Squirrel. You’ll find out what an important part of the ecosystem these squirrels play . Enter the park through the main gate and the staff will direct you to the park's clubhouse. Entry fee is $6.00.
SWCCs Back to Nature Festival
Sunday, Oct. 19
The South Walton Community Council will be having their annual Back to Nature Festival at the park. There will be a festival throughout the day as well as nature hikes, kayak tours, music and much more. Information can be found at www.southwaltoncc.org.
Friday & Saturday, Oct. 24-25 | 6-10pm
It’s time again for our annual Fall Festival. There will be a haunted tram ride, activities, food, and games for children. This is an all ages event although there may be age restrictions on the haunted tram ride. All proceeds go to support the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. There is no entry fee to the park for this event. For more information please contact the park directly at 850-267-8330.
Friday, Oct. 31 | 2-3pm
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park invites you to an informational program on the Florida Black Bear. This program will cover the basics of the bears life in Florida, such as life span, denning habits, eating habits, and much more. This will be an all ages program and will take place in the clubhouse. Entry fee is $6.00.
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