This week's Happy Trails is Turkey Creek Nature Trail, located in Niceville, Florida, in Okaloosa County. This nature trail is a great place to spend the day with your friends and family walking the trails, swimming, or tubing. There are portions of the creek that can be kayaked, but there was a tree blocking part of the run at the time of our visit, so we chose not to kayak. There is limited parking so...Continue reading
Ferry Park is a multi-use park in Fort Walton Beach, Florida. This park has a lot to offer for every age group. The Park has a well-maintained playground with pavilions for picnicking, a basketball court, a tennis court, soccer field, a racquetball court, and disc golf course. There are bathroom facilities at the park. There is a large parking area but in the warmer months, you will want to get here early as the park...Continue reading
Three Rivers State Park was a pleasant surprise. We were hoping to kayak once we got here but the alligator 20 feet from the dock and another about 200 feet out was a clear indicator that the water was gatorfested, and you know we don't get in gatorfested water. The pleasant surprise, however, was how increadible beautiful this place was. Though you can hear the nearby highway, you could easily feel like you were in...
We chose Fort Pickens National Park for our Happy Trails report this week. Fort Pickens is on Pensacola Beach and offers a lot more than the outdoor museum. This park is a favorite for locals because of its location and access to the water and is a fantastic place for the entire family. Between the museum and the beaches, you can make an entire day out of this one park. There is a long road...Continue reading