One of the five richest biodiversity hotspots in North America, Walton County's ecosystems include the
Choctawhatchee River, Choctawhatchee Bay, many spring-fed creeks and streams, extremely rare coastal dune lakes and the beach.
January 18 - 28, 2017
The hilly terrain makes Walton County different from the rest of Florida.
Florida's highest point, Britton Hill ( 345 feet), is located in Walton County
The town is known for its lovely round spring-fed lake and Historic District that encircles the old campus of the Florida Chautaugua Assembly.
South Walton County centers around 16 neighborhood beaches along 26 miles of white sand coastline – and the tourism they attract.
Laura G. Tiu, Ph.D.
Florida Sea Grant Agent
UF/IFAS Extension Okaloosa/Walton Counties
Office: 850-683-8434 (Okaloosa)
Office: 850-892-8172 (Walton)