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Honoring Veterans at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

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What: Honoring Veterans at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
When: Saturday, November 11, 2017
Time: 8:30 am to 11:45 am
Where: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park in “Honoring Veterans: Past, Present and Future” on November 11, 2017 from 8:30am to Noon.  Topsail Hill Preserve State Park will be celebrating Veterans Day with programs, exhibits and activities honoring the connection between the park, the Florida panhandle and the local military history.  The festivities will kick off with an opening flag ceremony, vintage airplane flyover and Breakfast with a Ranger sponsored in part by the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, Hardee’s and Starbucks.  There will also be a Civil War living history exhibit on site as well as a Kids Korner with fun activities. 

Coffeen Nature Preserve will be presenting its “Bombs Away” program.  A closing flag ceremony and 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.

Volunteers are needed to help with this event.  If you are interested in volunteering please contact the park’s volunteer coordinator at 850-622-2309.   

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. Follow Friends of Topsail on Facebook for upcoming events such as geocaching around the park (Wed & Sat), Ranger Programs, Family Challenge (Sat), Dirty Friday (First Fri), sunset paddles and special events and festivals throughout the year.

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, located on the west side of Scenic 30A in South Walton, 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:
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