Brackenridge Nature Trail is a 0.3 mile boardwalk loop trail located in the Naval Live Oaks Park, a part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The trail has signs along it describing how the woodland provides food, shelter and nesting for birds, reptiles, and mammals in the area. An earthen loop hiking trail also joins this wood […]
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We enjoyed a nice guided tour with Ranger Mick of Tarkiln Bayou during First Day Hikes on January 1st. She showed us which plants are native and which are invasive and discussed the problems with planting invasive species in our own yards. We also got a quick lesson on poisonous plants. Afterwards, we even found […]
Bring in the New Year enjoying a hike at select Florida State Parks. On January 1st, many Florida State Parks are participating in First Day Hikes. This is a great way to get outside and enjoy nature as we bring in the New Year. The Florida Park Service is proud to host more than 60 events, […]
Topsail Hill Preserve Sate Park is a great destination to enjoy the outdoors. The park has over 3 miles of white sandy beaches, beautiful sand dunes, coastal dune lakes, and miles of paved biking paths throughout the park.
The Escambia County Community and Environment Department, Water Quality and Land Management Division, has been selected to receive a competitive Recreational Trails Program Grant in the amount of $200,000 from the Florida Office of Greenways and Trails.