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Blackwater River

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Address: Milton, FL

One of the top Florida camping areas.

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A great ride!

My wife, my son-in-law and I went on a river ride last weekend. It was so beautiful. We put the boat in at Carpenters park, went probably 2 miles up the river passing some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Daryl B
Pace, Florida, United States
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Pace, Florida, United States
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36 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, my son-in-law and I went on a river ride last weekend. It was so beautiful. We put the boat in at Carpenters park, went probably 2 miles up the river passing some beautiful homes and scenery before we turned around and went all the way down to the I-10 bridge. We then called it a day and savored... More 

Thank Daryl B
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Downtown area historic and very well kept and landscaped with benches and a veterans wall. Great local restaurant across the way too.

Thank Seeker10
Crestview, Florida
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A canoe ride or just a stroll on the banks makes a pleasant choice of quality time well spent. Florida offers several ways to enjoy this river.

Thank silverdoll44
Pace, Florida
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197 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We attended an art show today that was set in the little town of Milton, along the banks of the Blackwater River. The river was lovely on a nice sunny day. People were out walking their dogs, enjoying the art show spread out by the river. Folks were riding bikes, too. It's a refreshing walk and lovely scenery.

Thank Marian M
Mc Calla, Alabama
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22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
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 

1 Thank Danny E
Milton, Florida
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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.

1 Thank Frances A
Milton, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 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.

1 Thank sweetnflorida23
Milton, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 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♡♡♡

Thank grantner
Milton, Florida
Level Contributor
4 reviews
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.

Thank monkey5865cw
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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.

Thank W4766CJwalters

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