The installation of artificial reefs has gotten off to a great start in South Walton, and 2017 promises a flurry of activity by South Walton Artificial Reef Association (SWARA).
Friends of Eden Gardens State Park are preparing for the annual celebration of the revered Camellias gracing the grounds of our unique park in Old Point Washington.
Most of South Walton's coastal dune lakes open periodically to flow into the Gulf of Mexico after the lakes swell with rain. On rare occasion when conditions are just right, after draining for a few days the lake achieves equilibrium and clear Gulf water flows back in to the lake.
This overhead view is of the Western Lake outfall in Grayton Beach, Florida.
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Baby sea turtle hatchlings heading out to sea are just too darn cute! Their little flippers propel them toward the open gulf, their tell-tale tracks miniature replicas of those tracks left only a few months prior by their massive mother.
Nestled on 158 pristine acres along the Gulf of Mexico, Alys Beach is a unique urban project that blends new city planning with old-world charm. Its striking architecture, elegant settings and natural landscapes make it tempting to stop and explore on your way down the east end of Scenic 30A.
Most people are astonished to learn that Florida has caves, but the limestone ecosystem of the central Florida panhandle is quite different than anywhere else in the state.
Nice video about Freeport, Florida by Visit Florida.
Located on Choctawhatchee Bay in Walton County lies a city surrounded by beautiful Florida wilderness. Freeport, just 13 miles north of South Walton's famous sugar sand beaches, is an ideal place for fishing, boating, paddling and just exploring natural Florida.
There’s no better way to get up close and personal with South Walton's beauty and charm than to pedal along our paved 18-mile bike path. It winds past rare coastal dune lakes, stellar state parks, massive dunes, and through several charming SoWal beach towns. Biking in SoWal is a perfect family activity, an ideal way to get some exercise, and a whole lot of fun.
Grayton Beach State Park has once again been included in the list of Top 10 Beaches in this year's 26th annual picks by coastal expert Dr. Stephen P. Leatherman, the professor at Florida International University also known as Dr. Beach.