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Walton County, Florida, is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

Posted on - Laura Bernstien

Spanning 200 miles, the county is home to numerous hiking and biking trails that meander through state forests, parks, and public-private greenways. Among the notable features is one of the largest longleaf pine forests globally, covering a significant portion of Walton County’s acreage and offering breathtaking views of pristine natural vegetation, rare coastal dune lakes, and some of the nation’s most protected bird species.

The area boasts four state parks and state forests that are part of the Great Florida Birding Trail, making it a bird-watcher’s paradise. It’s important to note that fees may vary for state park and forest access.

For those eager to explore, the following are some popular trails in Walton County:

  1. Scenic Hwy 98
  2. Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
  3. Timpoochee Trail
  4. Cassine Trail
  5. Grayton Beach State Park
  6. Point Washington State Forest
  7. Deer Lake State Park
  8. Alys Beach Nature Trail
  9. Watersound Trail
  10. Kellogg Nature Trail
  11. Greenway Trails
  12. Eden Gardens State Park
  13. Bay Loop Multi-Use Trail
  14. Eglin Reservation – East
  15. Nokuse Plantation

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