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Blackwater River

Milton, FL
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This review is dual: of the river and of Blackwater Canoe rental

There are pros and cons for paddling this river as well as using Blackwater Canoe Rental. First... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
xckier
,
Bozeman, Montana
Relaxing and Peaceful and Beautiful

We wanted to do some outdoor stuff as the weather was nice and we were able to take our small dog... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2017
Jratliff
,
Missouri
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One of the top Florida camping areas.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“state park” (4 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
Milton, FL
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"state park"
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"white sandy beaches"
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"all ages"
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"canoeing"
in 8 reviews
"float"
in 10 reviews
"scenery"
in 5 reviews
"boat"
in 8 reviews
"adventure"
in 4 reviews
"benches"
in 2 reviews
"homes"
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"florida"
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"nature"
in 3 reviews
"alligators"
in 2 reviews
"vacation"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are pros and cons for paddling this river as well as using Blackwater Canoe Rental. First the rental company. I had decided to do the short 4 mile float since I also wanted to spend some time over in the Gulf in the afternoon....More

1  Thank xckier
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

We wanted to do some outdoor stuff as the weather was nice and we were able to take our small dog with us on the float. What a nice way to start off on our vacation.

Thank Jratliff
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Here visiting from Japan for training and went out of the river. Amazing time. The river was clean and refreshing a must see. Stopped along the sand barges to chill and talk with people. Sit back and enjoy the current as you float down the...More

Thank The-Farias
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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We went kayaking on the river and had a great time. The water was clean, calm and there were plenty of places to stop and rest. One of the places we stopped was a little swamp preserve where there is supposedly alligators.

Thank Gina C
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

This body of water is rated the absolute highest by the Florida Department of Environmental (FDEP) - Outstanding Florida Waters

Thank Z3143VDjohnw
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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Blackwater River has water sports for everyone from tubing kayaking and canoeing to swimming and boating.

1  Thank LucySims
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

The Blackwater River is a Kayaker's Delight. With a kayak trail that stretches over 65 miles, you can choose your level of adventure. Our favorite section is the lower third of the trail from Bryant Bridge to Deaton Bridge in the Blackwater State Park. The...More

Thank Denise P
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Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We took the kids for an afternoon summer swim and they loved it! It is so beautiful and great for families with kids of all ages! White sandy beaches and Cole refreshing water.

Thank Laura L
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Went to Bagdad Park on Blackwater river, wonderful area and room to grow. Benches are located by the river with picnic tables and water.

Thank Don M
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

It's clean!! It's full of nature!! Great Birdwatching, Great fishing!! Beautiful camping trips taken off the river!! The only thing that's lacking is parking spaces!! All the locals are so nice!! So helpful!! You can see hundred's of smiles all day!!

Thank R5027PBdeborahs
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Kerry J
15 May 2017|
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Response from Seeker10 | Reviewed this property |
I think both are fun. Cold creek maybe less traveled. Different every year but either is great!
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Karen S
19 April 2017|
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Response from Daryl B | Reviewed this property |
It's not regulated. It's open to the public 24/7 and you will love it here. It is beautiful!
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