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Coastal Dune Lake Day at Grayton Beach State Park

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What: Coastal Dune Lake Day at Grayton Beach State Park
When: Saturday, June 4, 2016
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

Coastal Dune Lake Day is a fun day for the community to come together and learn about SoWal's coastal dune lakes, clean up the park and get out on the water. The Coastal Dune Lake Day will be held at Grayton Beach State Park on Saturday, June 4 from 10am til 3pm. Meet at the boat launch parking lot on the shores of Western Lake - one of SoWal's 15 coastal dune lakes. Come out to experience these local treasures.

Admission fee to park is $5 for a car (up to 8 people). 
Food will be available. Donations for Grayton Beach State Park are appreciated. 

Events held at the boat launch parking lot at Grayton Beach State Park

10am - 1pm Learn about the Coastal Dune Lakes and experience Western Lake with activities, booths and adventures
1-2pm Paddle to clean up the Lake
2-3pm Clean up the Park

Participants and activities

30A Local Properties set up and clean up

Emerald Coast Hydrobikes 

Klear Kanoos 


30A Kickbikes

Walton Outdoors guided kayak lake tours. Kayaks provided by Yellowfin Ocean Sports.

Scenic Sotheby's International Realty to provide hamburgers and hot dogs

SETCO Services, LLC to provide supplies and water

CDLAB booth with brochures about Living on a Coastal Dune Lake, Invasive Plants and Dock Guidelines 

Coastal Dune Lakes: Jewels of the Emerald Coast documentary and book (Elam Stoltzfus and Nic Stoltzfus).

Ginger Jackson Sinton with her book Rare Coastal Dune Lakes.

South Walton Community Council will have an educational booth about the lakes.

E.O.Wilson Biophilia Center will bring some critters.

Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance (CBA) will have a booth with touch tank.

UF/IFAS Extension will have a booth with info about Microplastic Awareness

Emerald Coast Plein Air Painters have an art demo.

Grayton Beach State Park is one of the most popular state parks in Florida, with massive dunes, winding trails, abundant wildlife, and shimmering 100-acre Western Lake, one of many coastal dune lakes gracing Scenic Highway 30A along Scenic 30A in South Walton (SoWal). Read more about this beautiful state park at

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