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40% of South Walton’s land is preserved, making it a wonderland for nature lovers.
Longleaf Greenway Western Trail

The 15,000-acre state forest includes more than 27 miles of distinct trails through longleaf pine flatwoods, wet prairie, coastal scrub, swamplands and sandhills. Trail Distance: 2.5 Miles Easy- Flat and Paved Trails Great Florida Birding Trail Restrooms Available Parking Available Pets Allowed on Leash... Read More

WaterSound Trail

The Watersound Trail currently connects Walton County from the Watersound Origins community from Conservation Park farther east. This five-mile trail can be accessed at Village Commons in Watersound Origins and is perfect for a leisurely stroll or a quiet bike ride through nature. Trail Distance: 5 Miles Easy/Moderate - Flat and Paved... Read More

Deer Track Trail

Identified as the most pristine piece of coastal property in Florida, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park features 1,600 acres of stunning bald cypress swamps, nature trails over mountainous sand dunes and two freshwater coastal dune lakes. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is known for its 25-foot-high sand dunes and 14... Read More

Big Fish Bike Rentals

For almost two decades BigFish Bike Rentals has been proudly serving the 30A/South Walton area. BigFish offers a wide variety of bikes and sizes to suit all types of riders, from a typical beach cruiser to a rugged mountain bike, BigFish has what you need to keep you rolling during... Read More

Kellogg Nature Center

In 2003, the late Mrs. Pat Kellogg donated this 10-acre parcel of land to Walton County to be used as a wildlife nature preserve and nature center. Located on East Nursery Road about three miles north on County Highway 393, the hiking trail is perfect for bird watching and outdoor... Read More

Longleaf Greenway Middle Trail

The 15,000-acre state forest includes more than 27 miles of distinct trails through longleaf pine flatwoods, wet prairie, coastal scrub, swamplands and sandhills. Trail Distance: 3.25 miles Moderate - Hard Ground with Some Sandy, Hilly Areas Great Florida Birding Trail Restrooms Available Parking Available Pets Allowed on Leash... Read More

Into the Wild – Eco Diversions

Into the Wild Eco Diversions (ITW) is a new company with deep roots. Owner and head guide, Karl Renelt, has been leading groups to areas in and around South Walton county since the early 90's. It started with sailing excursions on the Gulf to the land that was to become... Read More

Campbell Lake Nature Trail

Identified as the most pristine piece of coastal property in Florida, Topsail Hill Preserve State Park features 1,600 acres of stunning bald cypress swamps, nature trails over mountainous sand dunes and two freshwater coastal dune lakes. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park is known for its 25-foot-high sand dunes and 14... Read More

Greenway Multi-Purpose Path

The multi-use trails are located within the Town Center Government Education Complex between J.D. Miller Road and U.S. State Highway 331, approximately one-half mile north of U.S. Highway 98. The wheelchair accessible, paved trail includes timber bridges and the opportunity to enjoy wetlands and native vegetation. Nearby, a two-acre off-leash... Read More