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Blackwater River State Forest

FL
+1 850-957-4201
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Loose Dogs in Coldwater

I love camping with my horse at Coldwater Recreation Area, however, each time I've been there other... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2016
horsecamper2016
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Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
Trail ride at Coldwater stables.

This without a doubt My all time favorite place to ride. The trails are open and well marked. The... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2015
David M
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Alford, Florida
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12 Apr 2016
“Loose Dogs in Coldwater”
7 Nov 2015
“Trail ride at Coldwater stables.”
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

I love camping with my horse at Coldwater Recreation Area, however, each time I've been there other campers allow their dogs to run loose and charge at passersby. I camp with my dog, too, who is ALWAYS leashed, tied or kenneled. One time, a Great...More

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Reviewed 8 November 2015

This without a doubt My all time favorite place to ride. The trails are open and well marked. The bath houses are roomy and kept clean on a daily basis. I have made my to this park as many times as possible since 1988. I...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

Two camp ground are located adjacent and each has camping, tent, RV, electric or not. At Bear Lake campground you can fish in the lake and pets are allowed. There is a small fishing dock. Jon boats can launch and there are canoes but I...More

2  Thank dkorwood
Reviewed 11 May 2015

What a disappointment! Researching for a while on a place to hike while in NW Florida and settled on Blackwater River. Found lots of maps with trails highlighted, even saw signs AT THE PARK with trails highlighted. Started walking and found nothing; just a bunch...More

Thank Philibuster
Reviewed 18 May 2013

I have been enjoying the Blackwater State Forest for many years.There is always a hidden gem to be discovered in this the largest State Forest in Florida.Many people get the 200,000 acre forest confused with the 600 acre State park.The Forest consists of Three of...More

1  Thank relationships
Reviewed 2 November 2012

48 miles of horse trails, a cristal clear river to kayak on, camp grounds, facilities, stalls for horses, turnout area and round pen. Peaceful quiet, canoes, kayaks, and horses for rent. Guided horseback trailrides available. If you want to get away from it all and...More

6  Thank coldwaterhorses
Reviewed 28 September 2012 via mobile

Nice forest with plenty of things to do. Mountain bike trails are not challenging but good hiking and camp areas. There are also some good sandbar areas people use for swimming.

2  Thank ranger0793
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Mike T
How are the tent camping sites? Privacy or all on top of each other?
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