Red Tide can ruin a day at the beach in Walton County, Florida. Luckily, Red Tide is pretty rare in South Walton. The 30A beaches rarely get Red Tide, but when it come it is no fun. Sometimes it is very mild and people think it is an allergy attack. Sometimes it is severe and makes you feel like you have the flu.
Join our South Walton community on July 21st to help clean up our precious coastal dune lakes. It's easy and fun, and the right thing to do - bring the kids and demonstrate civic pride and ecological awareness while enjoying spectacular views along SOuth WALton's southern shore.
True Coastal Dune Lakes occur in only a few places around the world, but 15 are found along the white beaches of SoWal!
The South Walton Turtle Watch team is hard at work each and every day protecting and assisting our sea turtles for another successful sea turtle season!
Sea Turtle nesting season in South Walton is May 1st through Oct 31st each year. One of the most extraordinary things about South Walton beaches are the sea turtles that nest here. They need our help and protection to survive.
Earth-lovers are asked to meet at the Baytowne Marina in the Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort to celebrate Earth Day and lend a hand on Thursday. April 22 at 8:30 a.m.. Volunteers will help clean the shoreline by removing plastics and other debris harmful to local wildlife, bay water and natural resources along the Sandestin boundary of Choctawatchee Bay. Refreshments will be provided by Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort.
South Walton County in the Florida panhandle is home to rare coastal dune lakes that kiss the Gulf of Mexico. Western Lake meets the Gulf at Grayton Beach State Park. The beloved stand of pines between the lake and the Gulf is one of South Walton's most photographed and painted scenes.
Sunsets are perfect in South Walton, Florida.
Two dolphins dance around a lucky paddler in the Gulf of Mexico in South Walton on a perfect morning.
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).
See all the details at http://SoWal.com/place/grayton-beach-state-park.