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Address: Milton, FL

One of the top Florida camping areas.

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Outdoor must

A must do for young and old , conoe , kayak , tube or boat down the river ,pack a lunch and stop on any one of many white sand sand bars.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Milton, Florida
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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A must do for young and old , conoe , kayak , tube or boat down the river ,pack a lunch and stop on any one of many white sand sand bars.

Thank monkey5865cw
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The zip lining is fun. We followed this with a relaxing inner tube ride down the Blackwater River. Pack a small cooler and float it on an tube with you. There are some nice sand bars for picnics.

Thank W4766CJwalters
Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a blast going down the river. There are some little sandy shores along the way if you want to stop for a little bit. Great fun for all ages.

Thank Laura W
Hazel Green, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We canoed the river on a Memorial Day weekend of 2016. A lot of people were camping on the river or tubing/canoeing/kayaking. The water is fairly clean and the river has a nice steady current that is not too fast or dangerous to enjoy. It is appropriate for children and adults alike. We will definitely return.

Thank CrystalNewCoates
Crestview, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day there; restrooms at the campground were very clean and fairly new. Hiking trails have informative signs for all the Flora and fauna.

Thank kmsmolen
Milton, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

nice peaceful river to spend the day on. great for boating and tubing and has plenty of very nice swimming holes

Thank Steve F
Pensacola, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Blackwater River in Santa Rosa County Florida is absolutely beautiful. But, be forewarned, on summer weekends and holidays it is very busy and can be very dangerous. Short of being involved in vessel collision, if it could happen, it has happened to me in reference to near misses, intoxicated boater, rude jet skiers and boaters. Absolutely a different river during... More 

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Central Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

While returning from Key West we passed over the Blackwater River. A very pretty and expansive body of water that has a number of interesting things to do. Considerable amount of history here as well to check out.

Thank Greenfrogtrike
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful 5 star state park. Walking trails, lovely campsites, excellent facilities for handicapped. Pretty beach with a boardwalk meandering through the woods to the beach.

Thank J. H
Pensacola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

We went to go recon Adventures Unlimited and on the way out, found a bridge with river underneath and parked and just went up stream. Super clear and fun for the kiddies with a great way to cool off. We have kayaked some spots but surprisingly low we saw a bunch of kayakers in this part of the river and... More 

Thank 148lydian

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