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What more can I say, this is our home and we love ohr tea colored sandy bottom river with all its... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2018
Milton, Florida
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We heard so many good thinga about this place so we wanted check it out. We went on a nature walk... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Heather B
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Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

What more can I say, this is our home and we love ohr tea colored sandy bottom river with all its white sandbars and cool 72 degree year round smooth flowing water

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We heard so many good thinga about this place so we wanted check it out. We went on a nature walk didnt see nothing. Then we went on one of there beaches. It was nice but kinda small for how many people was there. I...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Heather B
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

The Blackwater River is a beautiful river tonfloat. Many sand bars along the route provide ample opportunities to pull over and picnic or sit in the cool water. One of the very popular sections of the Blackwater River is the 8 miles between Bryant Bridge...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

We only went there once. I tried to order one thing that was on the menu. They didn't have it. I tried to order something else, they didn't have it. If we were not with another family who liked this placed, we would have left.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank nelliottmk
Reviewed June 16, 2018

Cannot say enough about the Blackwater River; it's beautiful and you can have a relaxing time on it, boating, canoeing, kayaking, etc. One of the most beautiful rivers I've seen.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank scrapbookbeth
Reviewed April 13, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Jratliff
Reviewed August 6, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank The-Farias
Reviewed July 26, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Gina C
Reviewed July 13, 2017

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

Date of experience: July 2017
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May 15, 2017|
Response from jernigane1 | Reviewed this property |
I think both are fun. Cold creek maybe less traveled. Different every year but either is great!
Karen S
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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!