Blackwater River State Park


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Blackwater River State Park


Location:15 miles northeast of Milton, off US 90.
Facilities:30 full-facility campsites (electric and water hookups), pavilions and other picnic areas and shelters, nature trails.
Activities:Camping, canoeing/kayaking (Blackwater River is a designated canoe trail), tubing, swimming, freshwater fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing, interpretive programs (seasonal).
Special Features:Blackwater River is considered to be one of the purest sandbottom rivers in the US. One of the Atlantic white cedars that line the shore of river was recognized in 1982 as a Florida Champion tree, one of the oldest and largest of its species.
Address:7720 Deaton Bridge Rd
Holt, FL 32564

Phone:850-983-5363
Fax:850-983-5364
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/blackwaterriver
Size: 615 acres land; 21 acres water.

See other parks in Florida.
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The Blackwater River State Park area gets extremely heavy recreational use--rafts and tubes can be shore-to-shore on busy weekends--so anglers will want to avoid this area.
Overnight visitors can choose from group and primitive camping opportunities where they can pitch a tent or park their RV and enjoy nature at the Blackwater River State Park and the Blackwater River State Forest.
The 2004 Top 100 Family Campgrounds: Allegany State Park, NY Antelope Island State Park, UT Auburn State Recreation Area, CA Ausable Point Campground, NY Bayou Segnette State Park, LA Bear Lake State Park, UT Benbow Lake State Recreation Area, CA Blackwater River State Park, FL Blanding Landing, IL Blue Creek, OK Bluff View, MO Carbolyn Park, KS Caddo Lake State Park, TX Calaveras Big Tree State Park, CA Quarry Cove, AR Choctaw Lake Campground and Recreation Area, MS Clarksburg State Park, MA Colorado River State Park, CO Copper Falls State Park, WI D.