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Turpentining in Topsail @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

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What: Turpentining in Topsail @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
When: Sunday, February 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

As part of Black History Month, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is hosting Turpentining in Topsail on February 18, 2018 from 12:00p.m. – 2:00p.m.  Learn about the Turpentine industry that occurred in the park area during the late 1800s and early 1900s as well as outdoor cooking techniques from that time period.  Participants will get to sample "Swamp Cabbage."  Afterwards there is an optional 3 mile walk to see remnants of the turpentining industry in the park.   

This program meets in the Clubhouse and is free with regular park admission. Donations to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park always welcome. 

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), weekly Ranger Programs (Thu), Family Challenge (Sat), Dirty Friday (First Fri) and special events and festivals throughout the year. Follow Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on Facebook for updates on park events. 

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!

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