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Address: , Milton, FL
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Activities: Camping
Description: One of the top Florida camping areas.

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One of a kind - sand bottom river - wildlife - peace and quiet!

Blackwater River is the only pristine sand river in the U.S.! Because of the uniqueness, and the peace and quite, we had a great time. We stopped to take pictures, eat and swim a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 3, 2015
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Ocoee, Tennessee
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Ocoee, Tennessee
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Blackwater River is the only pristine sand river in the U.S.! Because of the uniqueness, and the peace and quite, we had a great time. We stopped to take pictures, eat and swim a few times. We took the day trip (through Blackwater Canoe rentals $25 pp) during the week after school started. We saw 2 men fishing from the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Great river to canoe or fish on. Very clean water, with lot's of sandbars upstream. Very busy on weekends and during the summer. You can tie up in the middle of Milton and have Lunch. It quite long and runs into Blackwater Bay and ultimately the Gulf of Mexico. If you want to float a raft, you would be better... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Not a big suprise, but you will find a large number of boats, in a small section of the river, most of which has the typical redneck yelling, hey ya'll watch this. There is very little courtesy shown to small boats and kayaks, in fact from what we experienced, it appears that some of the power boats intertionally try to... More 

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Milton, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The Milton River walk on the Blackwater River is a wonderful way to wrap up an evening. Often, there is music resonating over the water.

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Tallahassee, Florida, USA
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

The campground is small, clean and well maintained. The rangers and employees are present and helpful. We stayed in site 2. They are gravel pads but just bring a tarp and an air mattress. There was everything from tents to huge class A RVs. The bathrooms were clean without lines. The employees drive around and collect the trash in the... More 

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Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

As a local I utilize the Black Water River and its many attractions. I have a canoe and launch at many of the free parks and boat launches along the river and around Milton. It is a small creek many miles upstream that has many pay to canoe and other activities available. The water is clear to an orange tannin... More 

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Kilgore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you want to take a break from the blazing sun and salt water on the beaches, this is the place for you! We rented kayaks from Blackwater Canoe Rental (whom I highly recommend) and floated for five hours. It was very relaxing paddling down the crystal clear river with sandy bottoms and white beaches for chilling out or having... More 

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Milton, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a great place with walking trails, camping, fishing, horse riding, swimming and more. It is kept very nice in the camp site areas.

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Metropolis, Illinois
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Water was clear and clean. Scenery Beautiful. Love nature. Great time with family on the river. We go every year!!

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Foley, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Yesterday's tubing trip was wonderful, beautiful weather, water level was a little low. I could touch bottom 80% of the time. Sad that there's trash to spoil the beauty and I'm glad people bring their kids for the enjoyment although I do think they should be more considerate noise wise of others trying to enjoy the river also. Don't take... More 

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