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Blackwater River

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

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USD 150.00*
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Blackwater River Kayak Tour
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Blackwater River Paddle Board Tour

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Annual log jam trip

Blackwater river is a beautiful, clean, sandy bottom river with white beach like sandbars at every bend. You can rent canoes, kayaks, or tubes from local rental companies or bring... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 September 2016
Danny E
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Mc Calla, Alabama
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Mc Calla, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Blackwater river is a beautiful, clean, sandy bottom river with white beach like sandbars at every bend. You can rent canoes, kayaks, or tubes from local rental companies or bring your own. We do an annual trip every year and canoe camp over a 3 day weekend. Wonderful for families with small children. Sandy bottom and great for swimming or... More 

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This river is rated 5th cleanest in the nation! We boat and swim in this river and love it. If you visit, please help keep it clean.

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Thank Frances A
Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We took the boat up the Blackwater River to the sandbar areas. It was a beautiful ride in an area lush with vegetation.

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

The serenity and the beauty is just amazing. My hubby and I often take a walk just to relax. It's SOOOO nice. I must say it's one of my favorite places to go. Love it♡♡♡

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

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.

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Thank monkey5865cw
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

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.

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Milton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

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.

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Hazel Green, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 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.

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Crestview, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 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.

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Milton, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

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

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