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Dune Allen

Coastal dune lakes are a geographical rarity – an ecosystem found in only a handful of places around the world, including South Walton. However, in Dune Allen alone there are three: Lake Allen, Stallworth Lake, and Oyster Lake. The dune lakes bring a heightened sense of pristine beauty and ecological balance to Dune Allen, where nature lovers and photographers can enjoy watching rare wildlife and spectacular sunsets.

Add to that Topsail Hill State Preserve with wonderful trails and the highest dunes on the coast, as well as comfortable accommodations and popular beach access points, and you’ve got a great location for a naturally refreshing getaway.

Tidings from Dune Allen

– Latest info, postings and items of interest

Ecosploring in Dune Allen
South Walton is home to the largest concentration of coastal dune lakes in the world, and Dune Allen has three – Stallworth Lake, Lake Allen and Oyster Lake. Providing an up close and personal look into a geographical rarity, rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard and spend some time in Mother Nature exploring the plants and wildlife that inhabit these hidden gems.
updated: Feb 03, 2014 7:04 pm

Hidden Gems in a South Walton Staple
Everyone knows about the great food getting served up at Stinky’s Fish Camp, but few know about the fantastic live music scene at this South Walton classic.
updated: Sep 01, 2013 1:22 pm

A Dune Allen Adventure
From the exquisite rarity of its coastal dune lakes to its winding trails and remarkable state parks, Dune Allen is the perfect place to enjoy the best Mother Nature has to offer.
updated: May 01, 2013 1:16 pm

Emeril Spices Up South Walton
Acclaimed Chef Emeril Lagasse features South Walton in his national television series, “Emeril’s Florida” focusing on the best of the Sunshine State. While in South Walton, Chef Emeril’s program showcased local restaurants, a Gulf fishing excursion and a visit to a Santa Rosa Beach farm. We have exclusive access to some of the fantastic recipes highlighted in the program, as well as the entire episode for you to enjoy.
updated: Apr 02, 2013 11:13 am

Leave No Trace
Locals know it now you can too. Leave No Trace is South Walton’s program of principals designed to help locals and visitors reduce their impact on our beautiful beaches. With a record 115 sea turtle nests in 2012, it’s more important than ever to remove all items, fill in holes, and turn off lights.
updated: Jan 11, 2013 4:54 pm

Emeril's Florida - Spotlight on Stinky's
Celebrity chef and Northwest Florida resident, Emeril Lagasse, is set to host the new Cooking Channel television show – “Emeril’s Florida”. Highlighting dining, entertainment, and travel options throughout the Sunshine State, the television personality explores Dune Allen’s very own Stinky’s Fish Camp.
updated: Jan 07, 2013 5:27 pm

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