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Blackwater River

Milton, FL
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Ranked #2 of 11 Attractions in Milton
Type: Bodies of Water
Activities: Camping
Description: One of the top Florida camping areas.
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Bonifay, Florida, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The sites are wonderful. We found them better than the Disney sites to stay at. Gravel level with full hook ups. We camp a lot and we're very impressed with the whole campground. We will be back and suggest anyone to go there.

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Baker, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

I love Blackwater River, although I am biased because I was raised here. Its awesome because there are so many places along the river to stop and camp, swim, fish, barbeque, canoe, tube, kayak and much much more.

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Milton, Florida
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58 reviews 58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013 via mobile

Whenever people think of the Rivers in Milton Fl.They often confuse The Big Coldwater Creek with Blackwater River.Both are free flowing and both offer white sand beaches.Both start in the State Forest so have little development .Both offer a quality river float experience,but Coldwater Creek is clearer and slightly faster flowing.Coldwater Creek is a tributary to its larger cousin.The well... More

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Palm City, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I am considering relocating to the River from Sunny Southeast, Florida where I have lived all my life. There is still reasonably priced water front land there. The River is not polluted. In minutes in either direction you can fish or play in the River or Blackwater Bay. Lots of weekender locations. Minutes off of I-10 but off the beaten... More

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43 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

The Blackwater River is just a wonderful place to enjoy so many things. Whether it be for just a leisurely boat ride, fishing, skiing, wake boarding, tubing, canoeing, kayaking, or swimming, you can have a wonderful time. The beaches further North on it are beautiful white sand and large enough for a number of families to enjoy picnicking or building... More

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Milton, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have gone with my sister and brother-in-law on their Pontoon boat and really enjoyed the Blackwater River. We would stop at different spots to swim and just cool off. This is really relaxin and a lot of fun.

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sunny florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Really like swimming here. water is cool and no salt. You have to watch for boats and jet skis but is a great place to picnic with the family.

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Opp, Alabama
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43 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

I've reviewed this attraction before, and would definitely visit it again. This review is in regard to our most recent visit in late May, 2013. After recently canoeing in OH, I felt compelled to leave another good review in regard to this place. I was reminded how excellent the service is here, the attitude of the workers, their friendly demeanor... More

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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

What a great trip. Used the services of Blackwater Canoe Rental, and they couldn't have been better. Opted for the 11-mile, 4-5 hour trip, and basked in the serenity of it all. Easy float, great picnic location, and plenty of beaches to rest at. Highly recommended for the entire family, or just for a relaxing occasion with significant other.

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Luverne, Alabama
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I grew up in Holt, so I have known about Blackwater forever. My husband and I went down to the bluffs last summer, it was just as nice as it was 25 years ago when I was in high school! Clean, natural, not too many people. Primitive camping is allowed in this area, as well. Beautiful white sand and clear... More

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