The Creek War at Pittman Ferry in Holmes County, Florida

Pittman Ferry, now called East Pittman Creek Landing, is a park and boat landing on the Choctawhatchee River in Holmes County, Florida. Developed by the Northwest Florida Water Management District, the landing is adjacent to the State Road 2 bridge and marks the northern end of the state-designated Choctawhatchee River Blueway paddling trail. Pittman Ferry played […]

Apalachicola & Choctawhatchee Rivers at Flood Stage (Jan. 24, 2017)

  The crest is moving downstream on the Apalachicola, Chipola and Choctawhatchee Rivers as water from this weekend’s storms continues to flow into all three. (Scroll down the page for more photos!) Here are river conditions as of 3 p.m. this afternoon. Please note that forecasts can change. Apalachicola River at Chattahoochee FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT […]

Curry Ferry Landing: Revolutionary War crossing point in Holmes County, Florida

Curry Ferry Landing is a boat launch on the Choctawhatchee River in Holmes County, Florida… but it is also much more! The ferry was in use before the American Revolution and was used by British troops during that conflict. Click play to watch this fascinating story: If you enjoyed the story of Curry Ferry Landing, […]

Blue Springs State Park near Clio, Alabama

Alabama’s Blue Springs State Park is known for two large pools fed by a natural spring that pours out 3,600 gallons of water per minute. The spring is an important source of water for the Choctawhatchee River. Blue Springs State Park is open 365 days per year. Hours are 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. (Oct. 1-Feb. […]