Upcoming Events at Topsail Hill

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Breakfast with a Ranger @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Suggested donation to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park $5/Adult and $3/Child.  (Does not include park admission fee) 

More Information:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, (850) 267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

The Citizen Support Organization, Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, invites you and your family to enjoy Breakfast with a Ranger.  Join the Rangers of Topsail Hill for a full service breakfast where visitors will learn about the park, its history and wildlife, and be able to ask the rangers all the questions you have been dying to ask.  This program is ideal for the whole family to enjoy.  To cover the cost of food please bring a donation $5/Adult and $3/Child which goes to the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park.  All donations are used for various park enhancement projects and program supplies.  Breakfast is served in the Clubhouse.

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Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger.  Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm.  Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

International Coastal Cleanup Day - Beach Cleanup @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 15, 2018 - 9:15am CDT

Registered volunteers receive free admission during event. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Help keep the beach safe for the threatened and endangered species that call our beach home.  Volunteers check in at Tram Stop #3 (after the 9am tram arrives). Bring hat, sunscreen and water bottle. Dress appropriately for the weather.  Gloves, trash bags and buckets will be provided.  To register as a beach clean up volunteer please call 850-267-8330 and provide your name, email address, phone number and number of people coming. 

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Park entrance is located at 7525 W.  County Hwy 30A Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459.   Beach clean up volunteers will need to park in the day use parking lot and either walk to the beach access or take the tram to tram station #3. 

Tai Chi Tuesday @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - 8:30am to 10:15am CDT

$13 for each class plus regular park admission

More Information:
850-267-8333

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park on the third Tuesday of each month for Tai Chi Tuesday. Seated Tai Chi is 8:30a.m. – 9:15a.m. and Standing Tai Chi is 9:30a.m. – 10:15a.m. Tai Chi is a group, recreational exercise program that helps you relax and de-stress while focusing on grace, balance and breathing through slow, calm and deliberate movements. Weather permitting the group will be outside. Otherwise it will be inside the clubhouse. Group is limited to 25 participants. Class fee is $13 and does not include park admission. Park admission is paid at the ranger station upon coming in to the park for Tai Chi. Pre- registration is available until the night prior to the class either online at www.topsailparkfriends.org or at the Park Store. Day of registration is available at the Park Store before class starts only if there is space available. You can call the park store at 850-267-8333 for more information.

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Topsail Hill Preserve State Park sends out periodic emails regarding programs, events, news and volunteer opportunities.  You can sign up to receive these emails through the links provided below.  To receive emails regarding programs and events at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding park news such as prescribed fires, park closures or wildlife sightings at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding volunteer opportunities at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.
 

#20for20in2018 @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, September 20, 2018 (All day)

Event is free.  This event is NOT inside the park.  It is outside the park at various locations throughout Walton County, Florida.  Check the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park's Facebook page for clues on the location of the gift. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park as it celebrates its twentieth birthday of being a Florida State Park in 2018.  To celebrate, the park is giving away twenty presents.  On the 20th of each month, starting in February, there will be one or two gift(s) hidden somewhere in Walton County, Florida for people to find.  Hints about where the gift is hidden will be posted on the Facebook page of the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park that day until the gift is found.   The first person to arrive at the location where the gift is will get to take it home with them.  There will also be a Birthday Party in August as part of the Sea Turtle Baby Shower event that month so stay tuned for more information. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park sends out periodic emails regarding programs, events, news and volunteer opportunities.  You can sign up to receive these emails through the links provided below.  Please note you will need to sign up through each link of the type of emails you wish to receive.  Signing up for one does not sign you up for the others. To receive emails regarding programs and events at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding park news such as prescribed fires, park closures or wildlife sightings at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding volunteer opportunities at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.

Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger.  Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm.  Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Topsail Talks - Microplastics and Plastic Pollution @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Friday, September 21, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and Dr. Laura Tiu with Florida Sea Grant on September 21, 2018 from 10:00a.m. - 11:00a.m. Come learn about microplastics, the problems with plastic pollution and what you can do to help get rid of it.  This program is free with regular park admission. Topsail Talks is a monthly educational discovery series with presentations from organizations and government agencies from outside the park on the third Friday of the month at 10a.m. Next topic and date is "Coastal Dune Lakes" by the Choctawhatchee Basin Alliance on October 19.

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Topsail Hill Preserve State Park sends out periodic emails regarding programs, events, news and volunteer opportunities. You can sign up to receive these emails through the links provided below. Please note you will need to sign up through each link of the type of emails you wish to receive. Signing up for one does not sign you up for the others.  Thank you very much for your interest in and support of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park. We appreciate it and look forward to seeing you soon!  To receive emails regarding programs and events at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding park news such as prescribed fires, park closures or wildlife sightings at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.  To receive emails regarding volunteer opportunities at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park please sign up here.

National Public Lands Day @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 9:00am to 2:00pm CDT

Event is free with regular park admission

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Come celebrate National Public Lands Day at Topsail Hill Preserve State Park with a "Cache In, Cache Out" Adventure.  Explore the park with thirteen geocache locations and pick up trash as you go.  Participants can check in at the Park Store between 9am - 2pm and when finished they check back in for their prize.  Participants will need a GPS or a smart phone capable with GPS, water, weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. 

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Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger.  Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm.  Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

Weekly Ranger Program @ Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 9:00am CDT

Program is free with regular park admission. 

More Information:
850-267-8330

Located in the Northwest region at:
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park
7525 W. Scenic Highway 30A
Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32459

Discuss, learn about and explore the park with a Ranger.  Thursday Ranger Program starts at 3pm.  Check at the Ranger Station for current week's topic and starting location. 

Additional Information:

Participation Requirements

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