BLACKWATER RIVER SP, FL

Brilliant, white sandy beach contrasting with tea colored water and blue skies overhead. Early morning steam rises above the river with curving sand ripples along the brown, sandy bank.
The Blackwater River is considered one of the purest sand-bottom rivers in the world. The river's sand-bottom, dark tannin water, and contrasting large white sandbars have drawn worldwide attention, and provide the perfect setting for this 590-acre park. The river has been designated...

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Brilliant, white sandy beach contrasting with tea colored water and blue skies overhead. Early morning steam rises above the river with curving sand ripples along the brown, sandy bank. A family canoeing down the Blackwater River, with brilliant white sandy beaches and lush green forest in the background. Green grassy trail through tall pine trees, with sun peeking through. A small child leads their mother on a white sandy beach along the tea colored water of the Blackwater River.

Description

The Blackwater River is considered one of the purest sand-bottom rivers in the world. The river's sand-bottom, dark tannin water, and contrasting large white sandbars have drawn worldwide attention, and provide the perfect setting for this 590-acre park. The river has been designated a Florida canoe trail, and the last two miles are located within the park.

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Services & Amenities:

Within Facility
  • Accessible Picnic Area
  • Ada Accessible Restroom
  • Backpack Overnight Trails
  • Bank Fishing
  • Bbq Grill
  • Beach
  • Bike Riding
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boardwalk
  • Campfire Programs
  • Campground Host
  • Canoeing
  • Clothes Line Post
  • Comfort Station
  • Covered Group Structure
  • Dumpstation
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Flushing Toilet
  • Gatehouse
  • Grills
  • Group Picnic Shelters
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Hot Showers
  • Information Station
  • Interpretive Programs
  • Interpretive Trails
  • Iron Ranger
  • Nature Programs
  • Nature Trails
  • Park Attendant
  • Parking
  • Paved Roads
  • Pavilion
  • Pay Telephone
  • Photography
  • Picnic Area
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Picnic Tables
  • Picnicing
  • Playground
  • Potable Water
  • Pressurized Water
  • Programs
  • Restroom
  • River Access
  • Safety Program
  • Sandy Beach
  • Scenery
  • Security Lights
  • Showers
  • Swimming
  • Table
  • Trailer Parking
  • Trailhead
  • Trails
  • Tubing
  • Water Faucets
  • Water Fountains
Within 10 Miles
  • Accessible Hiking Trails
  • Baseball Field
  • Bike Trail
  • Boat Ramp
  • Boating
  • Canoe Rental
  • Cave Tours
  • Church Services
  • Cold Springs
  • Convenience Store
  • Equestrian Area
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Fish Hatchery
  • Fishing Pier
  • Float Trip
  • Golf
  • Golf Course
  • Grocery
  • Group Camping Facility
  • Group Cooking Facilities
  • High Water Launch Ramp
  • Historic Trails
  • Horse Camp Facility
  • Horse Corrals
  • Horse Stalls
  • Horse Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hospital
  • Kayaking
  • Medical Facility
  • Mountain Biking
  • Post Office
  • River Trips
  • Rv Park
  • Small Store
  • Visitors Center
  • Wildlife Viewing
Alerts and Important Information
The park gates close at sunset. If you plan to arrive late please contact the park prior to 5 PM on the day of your arrival.

Camping Fees: $20.00 per night plus tax (incl. water & electric).,

All sites are Full Hook-Up (water, sewer and electric). Pets are allowed in family camping areas overnight.

  • Pets are welcome overnight in all the camping parks. Pet rules apply. Domestic breeds of dogs, except guide or signal dogs or animals trained to assist individuals with a disability, cats, fur-bearing animals, birds and reptiles are not allowed in food-service areas, cabins or cabin areas, primitive campgrounds, beaches where bathing and swimming are permitted, either land and water portions, park buildings, playgrounds, and areas designated by park management. Captive wild species, whether native or non- native, and barnyard animals, except horses, are not allowed.
  • Pets must be well behaved at all times and confined in the owner camping unit during quiet hours. Unconfined pets may not be left unattended for more than 30 minutes and must be on a leash no more than 6 feet long. Please do not tie pets to park vegetation, natural or manmade structures or facilities. Pet owners must pick up after their pets and properly dispose of all droppings in trash receptacles. Pets are required to be vaccinated. Horse owners and users will be asked to show their certificate of a current negative Coggin Test for all horses entering the park.
  • A pet that is noisy, disturbing, intimidating or dangerous to other people or pets, or which damages park resources, will not be allowed to remain in the park. No one younger than 18 may camp overnight unless accompanied by a responsible adult, who will remain onsite for the period rented.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

BLACKWATER RIVER SP
7720 DEATON BRIDGE ROAD
HOLT  FL  32564

Phone Number:

Information:  (850)983-5363