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Blackwater River

Milton, FL
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Pristine & Beautiful

This body of water is rated the absolute highest by the Florida Department of Environmental (FDEP... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Popular destination

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Destin, Florida
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One of the top Florida camping areas.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“sandy bottom” (4 reviews)
“black water” (2 reviews)
“log jam” (2 reviews)
Milton, FL
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Z3143VDjohnw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank LucySims
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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
Reviewed 27 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
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
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

My wife, my son-in-law and I went on a river ride last weekend. It was so beautiful. We put the boat in at Carpenters park, went probably 2 miles up the river passing some beautiful homes and scenery before we turned around and went all...More

Thank Daryl B
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Downtown area historic and very well kept and landscaped with benches and a veterans wall. Great local restaurant across the way too.

Thank Seeker10
Reviewed 22 March 2017

A canoe ride or just a stroll on the banks makes a pleasant choice of quality time well spent. Florida offers several ways to enjoy this river.

Thank silverdoll44
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We attended an art show today that was set in the little town of Milton, along the banks of the Blackwater River. The river was lovely on a nice sunny day. People were out walking their dogs, enjoying the art show spread out by the...More

Thank Marian M
Nearby Restaurants
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Blackwater Bistro
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Nearby Attractions
Blackwater River State Park
75 reviews
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Alyssa's Antique Depot
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Kerry J
15 May 2017|
Response from Seeker10 | Reviewed this property |
I think both are fun. Cold creek maybe less traveled. Different every year but either is great!
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!