Cheaha is Alabama’s Oldest Continuously Operating State Park First opened to the public in 1933 during the Great Depression, expanded further in 1939. Since then, it’s seen loads of improvements, including a restaurant, chalets, cabins, roads, and even a lodge that opened in 1973. It’s Home to Alabama’s Highest Mountain Mt. Cheaha, which derives its […]
Ichetucknee The famed Ichetucknee river is one of the most popular for tubing and other activities in the state. Due to the popularity and fragile ecosystem, only a limited number of tubers are allowed per day. Be sure to arrive early (by or before 9 AM on weekends) to make sure you’ll get a spot. The […]
Written by Jacob McMenamin, Camp Folks Intern, Summer 2016. Summers in Florida are hot and sticky, but for all of the humid misery during the months roughly May to September, you can still have fun outdoors. I learned that on my tubing trip down Spring Creek and the Chipola River, better known around these parts […]
Fridays are Camp Folks are totally tubular! Every Friday in May, June, and July, Camp Folks does tube runs down Spring Creek and Chipola River (aka “Bear Paw”). We understand that a lot of folks work or go to school on Fridays, so we’re giving you an excuse to take a day off! Enter our #GoneToobin […]
Fun facts about honeybees! Did you know… There are 3 types of bees: worker, drone, and queen Bees have brains about the size of a sesame seed Worker bees are all female Bees communicate by dancing Bees and other pollinators are essential to crop production Over a hundred different crop plants are pollinated by bees Honey is […]
Our motto at Camp Folks is “Hike your own hike!” It’s a phrase commonly used by hikers to express that everyone has a different way of doing things, especially hiking. Effective at ending petty disputes over gear selection, hiking style, and other personal choices, Camp Folks has adopted the phrase to let our guests know that they […]
Camp Folks needs your help! We’re taking part in the Demo Awards, a new competition for local businesses, and we’re counting on your vote to get to the winner’s circle. Head over to to the Tallahassee Democrat’s webpage for the event vote for Camp Folks in the Shopping -> Locally Owned category, as well as […]
Monticello Vineyards & Winery Tour Muscadine grapes are the specialty at Monticello Vineyards & Winery. For a unique, educational experience, visit owner Cynthia at the vineyard and pick up a couple bottles of Florida Red, our new favorite wine! Cynthia has spent her lifetime learning about organic farming methods and has travelled the world in […]
It’s May, and every Floridian knows what that means: the brutal summer months are upon us. While other parts of the country rejoice in the hot weather, we mentally prepare ourselves to endure 90+ degree days of unrelenting sun and humidity that turns the air into soup. With that in mind, Camp Folks wants to […]
This weekend’s excursion took us and six guests to Cape San Blas at St. Joseph Peninsula State Park. The journey to one of Florida’s most pristine beaches began with a scenic drive along Highway 98, passing through small towns along The Forgotten Coast. The drive includes breathtaking views of the ocean, bays, marshes, and pine forests. Since we’re […]
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