30A South Walton Deer Lake Conley Deer Lake State Park

Photo: Jamie Conley

Deer Lake State Park is truly one of South Walton’s best-kept secrets. The beach here is isolated and undisturbed. Quiet your mind and listen to the sounds of the sea gulls, the rustling of the wind through the palmetto fronds and the chirps of the snowy plover. The quarter-mile dune boardwalk at Deer Lake State Park is incredible. It provides astounding views and is ideal for those who are not able (or do not wish) to trudge along a sandy path

For the more adventurous, try hiking the half-mile Blue Trail which borders Deer Lake, one of South Walton’s rare coastal dune lakes.

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Grand Opening

As the owner of SoWal Pilates, Brittany Lee is ready to share her passion with South Walton as she celebrates her grand opening on August 23rd.

“I’m very excited,” said Lee. “It was always my dream to come back to Florida and open my own business.”

An official ribbon cutting by the Walton Area Chamber of Commerce is set for 4 p.m. that day, celebrating the opening of SoWal Pilates and the newest location of neighboring Beachy Beach 30A real estate.

After the ribbon falls, the party gets started with live music by Sean Dietrich courtesy of Hemingway Construction, hors d’oeuvres provided by Porath and Associates, P.A. and delectable desserts courtesy of Beach Community Mortgage.

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30A South Walton Lake Trees State Park 300x257 Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Photo: Elizabeth Laird Photography

This gorgeous 1,640-acre park is home to 3.2 miles of pristine and isolated beaches, majestic sand dunes (some over 25 feet tall!), three coastal dune lakes, wetlands, sand pine scrub and long-leaf pine forests.

Topsail Hill Preserve is part of the Great Florida Birding Trail, and with over 13 miles of deserted trails, it’s also a hiker’s paradise.

Fisherman can try their luck on either the freshwater coastal dune lakes, or on the beach, where Pompano, Redfish, Spanish and King Mackerel might well be on the menu. (Please note that a fishing license may be required for both fresh and saltwater fishing.)

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Dolphins at sunrise this morning… Not a bad way to start the day!!

Sunday Funday on Choctawhatchee Bay

Kickin’ back along Choctawhatchee Bay in an I Love Sunday Funday shirt…

Life Shines Bike T-Shirt for Kids

Cute new Life Shines Bike t-shirt for kids, now for sale on 30Agear.com. What other stuff would you like to see in our 30A Gear store?? We’d love to hear your ideas!

Internally Brilliant at the Seaside REP

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